Your bar is a social spot. People come together to enjoy each others company and meet new friends. If you offer live music, it’s a place to rock out.
If your bar has poor acoustics, it isn’t serving its purpose as well as it could be. Patrons have to raise their voices to compete over the noise of the crowd. The music quality of the live band is poor. And your business could be suffering.
Time and time again, we receive calls from bar owners referencing complaints like these. It’s only after they install our lounge and bar soundproofing materials do they realize the real impact poor sound quality had on their business.
Did you know noise is the second most common complaint made by restaurant goers?* Right after service, sound quality is what your customers use to determine if they’ll be back or will recommend you to their friends.
*Zagat.com survey, The Audiology Awareness Campaign
You’ve invested in friendly servers and a beautiful décor. All of it will be wasted if patrons avoid your bar because it’s too noisy to enjoy.
Noise levels in bars without proper lounge and bar soundproofing materials averaged between that of city traffic (85 decibels) and power saws (109 decibels). Definitely not appealing.
During the rush times, it can be even worse. Some lounges registered sound levels as high as 10 decibels over the human tolerance level.
Noise levels become a problem when customers begin competing over each other to be heard. Your bar is no longer a good place to meet up with friends and hang out. And you lose business.
• Preserve your bar’s ambiance, which will attract more patrons
• Give customers the best experience possible, encouraging them to return
• Reduce ordering errors so your customers leave happy
• Promote health and safety of the workplace, making it easier to retain talented employees
• Uphold OSHA guidelines and local ordinances, establishing your bar as a premier gathering place
• Noise issues can be the make-you-or-break-you of your lounge.
Several cities have begun rating restaurants not just on food and service quality, but the noise volume as well. Good sound quality is essential to a healthy bar business.
Lounge and bar sound absorption products soak up sound. They absorb sound waves and prevent them from bouncing back off the walls.
Most lounges have echo problems. Sound bounces off walls, ceilings and floors. This makes unwanted background noise and muffles voices. Sound absorption products help to make individual voices clear. By reducing the sound that is echoed off the walls, there is less background noise. And your patrons are able to hear each other better.
Lounge and bar soundproofing products trap the sound. They contain the sound in one location, making it impossible for the sound to move from one space to another.
Lounge and bar soundproofing materials trap the noise and stop it from entering other areas of the restaurant. Overall, lounge and bar soundproofing materials keep the noise contained in the space it should be.
Often, bar soundproofing problems need both types of products. Especially if your business is in a residential part of town or you host live bands and large crowds.
The lounge and bar soundproofing materials keep the sound inside the space you want. You won’t have to worry about noise complaints from neighbors. And the sound absorption products on the interior walls improve sound quality and performance.
Bar and Lounge Soundproofing Products
isoTRAX™ Soundproofing System
The isoTRAX™ Soundproofing System works by combining several different soundproofing strategies into one easy to use package. Designed to be installed inside of a wall or
IsoTrax™ Sound Isolation System Just as there is likely more than one source of sound that irritates you, there is more than one way of solving the problem. That’s why at Soundproof Cow, we use a system of different sound isolation solutions to block noise and quiet things down. This approach is why we created the IsoTrax™ Sound Isolation System. Soundproof Cow’s soundproofing isolation systems offer solutions to minimize excessive . . .LEARN MORE
Quiet Barrier™ HD Soundproofing Composite
Quiet Barrier™ HD Soundproofing Composites (1/4 in. 2 lb. barrier + 1 in. foam) are industrial grade products that stop sound from entering or leaving a
Quiet Barrier™ HD soundproofing composite is our thicker composite, consisting of ¼ inch of industrial grade soundproofing barrier combined with 1 inch of acoustic grade, polyurethane foam. This combination works to insulate your space from sound in two ways. First, the barrier itself, the mass and material designed to prevent most sound from getting through, and, second, the acoustic foam, which adds mass and sound blocking but also isolates the . . .LEARN MORE
Bar and Lounge Sound Absorption Products
Standard Fabric Wrapped Acoustic Panels
These Standard Acoustic Panels are an excellent general purpose acoustic product. We’ve taken our most popular acoustic panel, the Udderly Quiet™ 200 series, and created a
Standard Fabric-Wrapped Acoustic Panels Our fabric-covered acoustic panels, the Udderly Quiet™ 200 series, are among our most popular soundproofing products, and now we’ve made it easier than ever to order as many of them as you need. You can get started right now. Just use the convenient menus provided to choose from our FR701 fabric or Anchorage, pick from one of 20 popular colors, select the panel size you need . . .LEARN MORE
ADAPT Acoustical Treatments
Artistically unique and acoustically practical, ADAPT™ Acoustical Treatments answer the call for projects that demand fashion and function. ADAPT™ art acoustic panels give you the ability
Artistically unique and acoustically practical, ADAPT™ Acoustical Treatments answer the call for projects that demand fashion and function. ADAPT™ art acoustic panels give you the ability to easily interchange artwork within a single frame. Any image can be recreated on a fabric ‘skin’ for endless design potential in every residential and commercial setting. ADAPT™ art acoustic panels allow for a quick and cost-effective focal-point change on one framing system.LEARN MORE
Echo Absorber Acoustic Panel 1″ (Case of 14)
Echo Absorber is a light weight, thermally bonded acoustical panel made from recycled cotton fibers, which offers excellent noise reduction qualities in low, middle and high
As you pull into your driveway after a long day at the office, you feel a longing to finally collapse on your bed. You put your key in the door, make your way into your room, and kick off your shoes as you make your way over to your inviting shrine of blankets and pillows. Just as you wrap yourself in the comforts of your bed and get ready to . . .LEARN MORE
Echo Absorber Hanging Baffle (Natural Blend – 1″x4’x4′)
Echo Absorber Hanging Baffles are a cost effective, ceiling hung solution for areas that suffer from extreme levels of noise caused by echo. They offer excellent
For a cost-effective soundproofing material that really works, try some of our natural blend Echo Absorber hanging baffles. These 1-inch-thick baffles come in four by four squares that hang barely noticeable from the ceiling as they absorb unwanted reverberation and echo. These hanging baffles are versatile enough for some very challenging sound environments, such as cafeterias, churches, gymnasiums and restaurants. The lightweight echo-absorbing material can capture and reduce low, middle . . .LEARN MORE