Do Landlords Need to Soundproof?
Soundproofing is an excellent way to make a living space more comfortable by limiting the amount of noise that enters or escapes a space, but who is responsible for soundproofing rental properties? Are landlords responsible for noisy neighbors? As it turns out, the answer depends on the situation. Soundproofing isn’t a requirement in any building […]
The 6 Loudest Dog Breeds
You can probably think of a few hounds you’ve met that are in the running for the world’s loudest dog, but does this depend on their breed? Some breeds actually have a louder bark in terms of decibels, and some are simply more talkative — which makes them seem loud. Let’s find out if your […]
Everyday Materials That Can Be Used for Soundproofing
Whether you’re a musician building a home studio, a college student in a noisy apartment building or one of the countless professionals working from home, a quiet, peaceful space can be invaluable. If high-quality soundproofing gear isn’t in the budget just yet, there are still plenty of ways to reduce noise using soundproofing materials found […]
How to Reduce Noise From Upstairs Neighbors
Many of our clients approach us with the problem of noisy upstairs neighbors. If you have the same problem, you may be familiar with the burning desire to grab your broom and jab it at the ceiling to return the noisy disruptions. We don’t recommend starting a noise war, but we can recommend other Soundproof Cow-approved […]
What Is Acoustic Foam Made Out Of?
When treating a room for optimum acoustics, foam is an easy-to-install starting point. Whether you want to soundproof a home studio or entertainment room, or you’re looking to reduce noise from heavy machinery at a work site, acoustic foam can make a significant impact. Foam panels limit echoes and reverberations in any residential or commercial setting. […]