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Tips for Soundproofing a Bedroom

March 02, 2018

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 you from fully relaxing.

Homes and condos are expensive investments, so why not guarantee they have conditions that are comfortable? While you’re in control of the sound that comes from within your rooms, you don’t always have complete power over the noises produced from outside — or do you?

Tips for Soundproofing a Bedroom
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Why You Would Want to Soundproof a Bedroom

The good news is that you can, in fact, control the noise that flows into and out of your room. With a few soundproofing materials, you’ll experience the serenity of silence in no time.

If you’re not quite sure how you could benefit from soundproofing, we guarantee the reasons are endless. Whether you love them or hate them, the noise your neighbors decide to produce is beyond your power. From noisy parties to loud music, you may find yourself popping earplugs in your ears on restless nights. When you soundproof your room, you’ll receive the peace you deserve.

Soundproofing your room allows you to enjoy your favorite noises without necessitating unwanted complaints, too. Whether you have a passion for loud music or want to practice your guitar in peace, you can enjoy all of your noises at your level of comfort.

Methods For Soundproofing Your Bedroom Walls

To soundproof your bedroom, you can use soundproofing materials on the walls, around the doors, and underneath the flooring. These are just some of the many ways you can  ensure a peaceful bedroom, read on to learn more about each of these methods.

Methods for Soundproofing Your Bedroom

Soundproofing the Walls With Non-Invasive Methods

Are your walls so thin you can hear your neighbors’ every sneeze? Then consider adding mass to your surroundings to dampen noise production. Our Quiet Barrier HD Soundproofing Composite is ideal for adding industrial-grade material to your walls that provides added mass while blocking out unwanted noise.

For a quicker fix, consider hanging rugs and rubber mats from your walls to alleviate the impact of unwanted sounds. They’ll assist you in abating noise.

Controlling Noise From Doors

If you have a gap at the bottom of your bedroom door, chances are good noise is seeping into — and out of — your room through this opening. Consider investing in a product that will block a draft, door sweeps or seals can be installed at the bottom of your door to seal up any openings.

Reducing Sound Through Floors

From thudding footsteps to squeaky shrills, floors produce their own set of annoying sounds. Whether your floor is wooden or tile-lined, you’ll want to invest in a protective sheet that provides a soundproofing barrier.

Our Impact Barrier QT Flooring Underlayment offers a solution to echoes and other noise-related issues. From tile floors to stone-laying settings, this particular underlayment is non-visible with ultimate sound quality control. You should also consider investing in thicker carpets to alleviate the impact of sounds generated from walking.

Cutting Down Ceiling Noise

Depending on where your bedroom is located, the source of the noise can be from above. In this case, it’s helpful to cut down on impact noise, such as the pitter patter of little feet, or airborne noise, like the sound of a TV playing.

Whether you want to preemptively plan for ceiling noise, or fix the noise from an existing ceiling system, our isoTRAX™ Soundproofing System and Quiet Batt® Soundproofing Insulation can work separately or in tandem to reduce noise that is transmitting through your ceiling.

There’s never a better time to turn your room into a sanctuary than today. To soundproof your room with premium products guaranteed to last, place your order online now.