When you’re on the market for materials that will soundproof your room, you might often see the terms “sound blocking” and “sound absorbing” in different product descriptions. On the surface, these two phrases may seem interchangeable. They both appear to offer the same solution: sound reduction. However, sound blocking and sound absorption products provide two very different materials with varying purposes and uses. In an attempt to rid yourself of . . .
Ever feel like your thin apartment walls tell you more about your neighbor than you’d like to know? You’re not alone, which is why you wouldn’t be the first tenant to soundproof your apartment. Reducing noise from your neighbors is a viable, cost-effective option, even if you’re renting! Find out how to reduce sound from your next door or upstairs neighbor with these seven udderly awesome tips: 1. Window Treatments . . .
You might have heard the old myth that egg cartons help reduce noise and provide an excellent substitute for the conventional soundproofing materials on the market. Even though the idea of filling your room with egg cartoons may seem silly, many soundproofing materials do in fact mimic the shape of these cartons to better improve acoustic properties. Egg crate soundproofing does, in fact, assist with noise and echo elimination. Even . . .
Your master bedroom is your haven. When you come home from a hard day at work, the first place you walk towards is often your room. You kick off your shoes, change into your pajamas, and click on the television to enjoy your favorite sitcom for the night. When you wrap yourself in the warmth of your covers, the last thing you anticipate is dealing with distressing noises that prevent . . .
What are the loudest cities in the world? If you live in a big city, you probably think yours should make the list of the world’s loudest cities. Anyone who lives in a city knows they can be loud places to live — between the traffic, construction and people bustling about, noise pollution is almost always a harsh reality. But some places, believe it are not, are much worse than . . .