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The Most Effective Ways to Block Out Sound

Are the neighbors too noisy, sirens too loud, or the planes flying too close to let you sleep peacefully at night? We’ve come up with a few ways to effectively block out unwanted sound! Cost-Effective Ways to Block Out Sound Here’s a checklist of cost-effective ways to block out sound. For a comprehensive listing, see […]

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How to Sleep with a Snorer

They say love can be blind, but it most certainly isn’t deaf. Especially not after a number of sleepless nights due to a partner with a snoring problem. If you’re getting tired of throwing elbows and kicks to jolt your snoring partner awake, we have a few tips for you. ALSO: See Our Comprehensive Guide […]

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How to Fall Asleep Fast

Are you tired of lying down at night for bed and instead of falling asleep, you end up lying there wide awake for what seems like forever? Or maybe you just want to fall asleep faster for those nights you have to be up early. We have created a quick guide on how to fall […]

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What is a Decibel (dB)?

Have you ever wondered what a decibel is and how exactly it is relevant to you? The decibel is actually a unit used to measure the intensity of a sound. It is abbreviated “dB.”  Explaining the decibel scale is a bit complicated because the human ear is so complex, as explained in our blog The […]

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Blackout vs. Soundproofing Curtains

If you are in the market to buy new acoustic curtains, you may be wondering what the difference is between black-out and soundproofing. We have you covered! For an extended, see our in-depth look at Different Types of Sound Curtains. BlackOut Curtains These curtains are made mostly for blocking light from entering your room. They are […]

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Now Shipping Soundproof Curtains Internationally!

Big things are happening here at Residential Acoustics! Have you been wanting/needing an AcousticCurtainTM or AcoustiDoorTM but could not purchase one because we didn’t ship to your country? Wait no more!! We now ship internationally! When checking out, if you do not live in the United States then check the box titled “SHIP TO A […]

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Now Offering Standard-Sized Sound Curtains!

Residential Acoustics is now offering a standard-sized AcoustiCurtainTM and AcoustiDoorTM for the customer who wants to order quickly without waiting for a customized curtain to be made! These products ship 1-2 days after your order has been made! Listing of Soundproof Curtain Options The AcoustiCurtainTM specializes in blocking up to 90% of sound. The products […]

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The Science Behind Sound

Sound is something we use every day for basic communication and entertainment. It can be useful, enjoyable, and sometimes a necessity for survival. It can also be annoying and bothersome to our state of relaxation and concentration. But have you ever stopped to think what causes sound or how our ears interpret sound? If so, […]

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Infographic: Keep the Noise Out

1% Acoustics Rule: A 1% Gap Lets in 50% of the Sound! Unless you live out in the middle of nowhere with your closest neighbors being miles away, you are probably bothered by some sort of outside noise throughout the day or night. Many people reach out to us about the sound of planes, trains, cars, […]