Archive for Soundproofing

How Background Noise Affects the Way You Work

January 03, 2020
How Background Noise Affects the Way You Work

Years ago, people didn’t give much thought to office background noise. Sound effect issues were rarely studied because many office workers were either executives who worked in closed offices or employees who were expected to deal with whatever environmental factors were present. Today, however, many offices are laid out according to an open workspace plan, […]

What Is an NRC Rating?

December 20, 2019
What is an NRC Rating

One of the most important things to know when it comes to a soundproofing product is its NRC rating. So what is NRC in acoustics and why is it so important for soundproofing? The NRC Rating Explained NRC stands for Noise Reduction Coefficient, and it’s a measure of how much sound a soundproofing product can […]

Noise at Work: Using Sound to Stay Focused

December 20, 2019
Noise at Work: Using Sound to Stay Focused

If you have trouble focusing at work, you know that anything and everything can turn into a distraction. Bosses talking at the water cooler yank you out of your zone, while coworkers pounding away on keyboards throw a wrench in your focus. You probably want to avoid noise at all costs, but you can use […]

How to Soundproof a Room for Voice Recordings

November 01, 2019
How to Soundproof a Room for Voice Recordings

One of the first things you need to know when making a professional recording is how to soundproof a room. But why is this so important? And what steps can you actually take to make sure your room is properly soundproofed for voice recordings? Why Do You Need Soundproofing for Voice Recording? In your normal […]

What Are Good Ways to Divide a Room?

September 20, 2019
What are good ways to divide a room

The great thing about a studio apartment is that it’s a simple living space that is usually inexpensive. The not-so-great thing is that it’s only one room. For some people, this may be all right — but if you have a roommate, or if you like a little separation between your bedroom and living room, […]