When you’re soundproofing a room, you need to consider all of the aspects of a room that can affect sound transmission. If you’ve applied soundproofing insulation to your walls, put down underlayment to your floors and even set up some bass absorbers, and you’re still experiencing sound issues, the problem just might be your doors and windows. Door caulking may be the solution. What Is Caulking? Caulking a sealant you . . .
Acoustics are critically important when building a theater. The entire point of a theater is to allow a large group of people to experience a performance that incorporates sound effectively, and if you do not design your theater properly, your goal could be doomed before it even begins. Reverberation Effects in Buildings Knowing this, what considerations do you need to take into account when designing your theater? When dealing with theater . . .
Have you ever wondered why music makes you feel a certain way? Or why millions of people flock to music festivals and concerts every year? Music has the power to bring people together and make a lasting impact. With Coachella around the corner, thousands will soon be joining a community of individuals who are all there for the same reason – to make a connection and feel the music from . . .
A drywall ceiling can be extremely useful, but it can also create some real problems. Specifically, a drywall ceiling that is not soundproofed is likely to transmit a lot of sound from above. This can be frustrating if you’re in a room where noise control is important. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to effectively soundproof a drywall ceiling to prevent most unwanted sounds from escaping or penetrating. Ways . . .
Knowing how to soundproof a hardwood floor can be a valuable skill in a wide variety of situations. If you own an apartment building or manage a hotel with hardwood floors, every footstep, dropped item and dragged piece of furniture will travel to the room below, which can be annoying for tenants or guests. In addition, some building codes and housing organizations may require that floors have adequate soundproofing. Ways to Soundproof Hardwood Floors While . . .