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Top 10 Loudest Cities in the USA

We all know life can get a little hectic sometimes—and maybe even a little noisy. From neighbors and traffic to trains and furry friends, noise is a part of our everyday lives. But did you know there are serious repercussions when it comes to daily exposure to high noise levels? It’s important to stay aware […]

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The 21st Century Home: Live Easier & Make Your Home Smart

Overall, smart home systems can make your life easier and your home more enjoyable. From letting you turn on the lights, turn up the heat or open the door for the plumber with the touch of a button—and from literally any location—smart homes take advantage of automation technology and modern building techniques to give homeowners […]

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Revisiting the Basics: Sound Blocking 101

In order to understand the concept of soundproofing, it’s important to understand the concept of blocking sound—and, when it comes to sound blocking, it’s seems more difficult to understand than it actually is. Basics of Sound Blocking Defined as any method of reducing the ability of sound traveling between point A and point B, soundproofing […]

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The Top 4 Outdoor Soundproofing Mistakes

When it comes to soundproofing your home, you most likely have a few rooms in mind for soundproofing or specific noises you want to block. Once you decide on the specific areas in need of soundproofing, working from the outside in is a smart and effective option. But don’t take on any soundproofing task without […]

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Top 3 Soundproofing Mistakes

Common soundproofing mistakes When it comes to soundproofing your home, more often than not, you’ll end up looking for simple, quick fixes that will help you eliminate noise in the least amount of time. But taking the easy way out can potentially cost you big dollars! It’s important to take a look at the mistakes […]

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Revisiting the Basics to Soundproof Your Living Space

Defined as any method of reducing the ability of sound to travel between point A and point B, soundproofing can be accomplished by both the reduction of noise and the absorption of noise. But in order to understand the concept of soundproofing, it’s important to understand the concept of blocking sound. Basically, there are only […]

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FREE Consultation to Soundproof My Room

Did you know: we can help you get the most out of your AcousticCurtain™ and/or AcoustiDoor™ purchase by helping you find the perfect product for your specific needs? At Residential Acoustics, we pride ourselves on helping you reduce the sound in your bedroom, living room and office with quality, state-of-the-art products—an easy and affordable way […]

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Explaining STC: Sound Transmission Classification

What is STC rating?  Just as NRC is the standard rating for how well a material absorbs sound, the sound transmission class  (STC) is a single-number rating that gives a rough idea of how much sound a specific type of material might stop. An industry standard when it comes to calculating sound transmission through barriers, […]

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Explaining NRC: Noise Reduction Coefficient

What is NRC coefficient? Did you know: NRC stands for noise reduction coefficient and is the standard rating for how well a material absorbs sound? Noise Reduction Coefficient Typically, the NRC rating of a material is viewed as a percentage. For example, an NRC rating of .75 means 75% of the sound energy coming in […]

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Top 10 Noisiest Cities in the World

If you live in the city, chances are, you deal with honking, loud music system, car alarms, traffic, motorcycles, trains and pedestrian noise on a daily basis. But did you know: noise pollution can be extremely damaging for your ears and ultimately cause a lot of stress and attribute to numerous health issues? In our […]