Archive for Soundproofing

How to Soundproof a Loft

March 16, 2022
How to Soundproof a Loft

Table of Contents: Loft Noise Problems Soundproof Loft Walls Soundproof Loft Floors Soundproof Loft Ceilings Soundproof Loft Doors & Windows There’s no way to sugarcoat it — soundproofing is not an easy job. A loft is an open space, which is one of its appeals. And open spaces are naturally very difficult to soundproof. But […]

What Are R-Values for Insulation?

February 28, 2022
What Are R-Values for Insulation

Insulation is rated by its thermal resistance or R-value. The R-value of insulation helps you find the right level of insulation for a home or business. Having too much insulation wastes money, but having too little can lead to heat loss in your home, increase your heating bills and make your home temperatures low. Learning […]

How Noise Affects Communication 

February 07, 2022
How Noise Affects Communication

No one wants to ask someone to repeat themselves for the fourth time in a row when chatting in a noisy room or strain to hear a phone call over the background noise on the other end. Noise can have a significant impact on the way we communicate with one another. Whether it’s in an […]

3 Ways to Soundproof a Room Without a Door

February 04, 2022
3 Ways to Soundproof a Room Without a Door

Every room has an entryway, but not every room has a door. If your home is under construction or you have an unimpeded opening between rooms, you may forgo the door temporarily or permanently. An open doorway can allow sound to travel out of the room, but there are ways to soundproof a room with […]

How to Soundproof a Multipurpose Room

January 21, 2022
How to Soundproof a Multipurpose Room

Multipurpose rooms serve numerous roles in your school, church or office building. You can use these rooms for everything from playing an indoor soccer game to holding choir practice or hosting a potluck dinner. Multipurpose rooms hold many people, and they can become pretty loud depending on the activity. Sounds start bouncing off the walls, […]