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Quietest Places to Study in College

Colleges have evolved over time from educational centers to local night clubs, metaphorically speaking. With so many party goers and loud music enthusiasts there are only so many places that a person can go to study even while they might not be the most ‘study friendly’ places. Quiet Study Spaces The Kaplan Test Center rates […]

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The Importance of Soundproofing Hotels

It’s obvious that when you want to stay in a hotel, you want your money’s worth and that includes peace and quiet. However, that can be hard to get if the hotel you’re staying at didn’t take into account sound and acoustics within the rooms. Why is Hotel Soundproofing Such a Big Industry? Disruptive noise is […]

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Top 10 Noisiest Jobs

Most of us don’t have to worry about damaging our hearing when we’re at work. Unfortunately, this is the case for many workers from all types of industries, from airports to rock concerts. What’s dangerous about exposing yourself to loud noises for so long is not just hearing loss but also tinnitus, a ringing or […]

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Approaching a Noisy Neighbor

Many of us know the frustration of having a noisy neighbor and feeling like you’ll never get peace of mind as long as you live there. Sometimes, one can use acoustical and soundproof solutions such as acoustic curtains, white noise machines, fixing sound leaks, etc. Despite the number of solutions, sometimes the noise can be […]

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Case Study: Soundproofing Apartment Buildings

Noise has consistently been known to be a leading factor in tenant turnover and lease breaks. When property management firms have noise issues, they turn to Residential Acoustics to solve them by soundproofing apartment buildings. In an increasingly compact world, more and more property owners and managers are exploring noise disturbance issues and complaints. A quiet […]

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How Noise Affects Restaurant Acoustics

Many of us have had the unfortunate experience of going to a noisy restaurant and having our meal almost ruined by the loud environment. Many times the owners/managers aren’t even aware of how loud their restaurant really is, mostly from being accustomed to working inside. Customers, on the other hand, do notice and it can […]

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Soundproofing Effect of Apartment Values

There has been a lot of research on the effect of sound on apartment and property values, especially in larger cities. When people can’t sleep, or work from home is disrupted, tempers flare and renting or selling those properties becomes difficult. Research on Apartment Noise Issues Some research recently completed by Agnieszka Szczepanska, PhD, a […]

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Soundproofing Hotel Curtains

Hotel Window Soundproofing It’s common for hotels to be located near highways or busy roads because it’s easy for travelers to just pull off the highway and check in. While it’s super convenient this way, it comes with some problems. Someone came to us with this issue and we were able to provide her with […]