Sliding Glass Door
Soundproofing Tips

Best Ways to Soundproof Your Sliding Doors

Many home designs incorporate sliding doors. They’re often desired for the openness they create in a room and the great view they give to the outdoors. However, sliding doors have their downfalls, primarily the inability to effectively block sound coming in above and around the doorway. Whether you have a noise source on the other side […]

World's Quietest Room
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The World’s Quietest Room

Image: Eckel Industries Have you ever wished you could have some peace and quiet to relax? Well according to Discovery.com, too much silence can drive a person mad. Scientists at Orfield Labs in Minneapolis created a chamber that absorbs all sounds making it the world’s quietest room. The average sound level of a “quiet” room […]

Wall Panels
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Sound Blocking vs. Sound Absorption Basics

Many people are searching the internet for soundproofing ideas for their home or office. However, the terms “sound blocking” and “sound absorption” often get mixed up. When trying to find a solution to meet your needs, it is important to know the difference between the two. Below we will provide basic definitions and solutions to […]

Money
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Why Is My Electric Bill So High?

Most people expect to have high electric bills in the winter because of the need to heat their house to keep from being cold. However, some people are shocked when their electric bills are high in the summer too. Below are some of the reasons why your electric bill may be so high that you […]

Sleeping Soundly
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How to Sleep Better

Do you wake up in the morning feeling more tired than you did before you went to sleep? Nothing is more frustrating than tossing and turning all night, getting woken up by the loud outside traffic or noisy neighbors. How you sleep greatly effects how you feel during your waking hours. Being sleepy throughout the […]