Revisiting the Basics: Sound Blocking 101

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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.

Defined as any method of reducing the ability of sound traveling between point A and point B, soundproofing can be accomplished by both the reduction of noise and the absorption of noise. Basically, there are only three ways to block or reduce noise: space, mass and dampening.

The more space and mass between the origin and the destination of a sound wave, the less audible the sound wave will be once it reaches its destination point. Dampening, on the other hand, dampens the oscillations of sound waves

A way to absorb sound by forcing waves to travel through various layers of material, sound dampening can be achieved by using a variety of material densities to achieve the amount of dampening you’re looking for. Simply put: when you obstruct a sound wave’s path via dampening, you’re ultimately absorbing the sound wave before it has a chance to become airborne.

Surprisingly enough, creating a quiet home for you and your family doesn’t have to be to be complicated, daunting task. In fact, there are several quick and simple ways to reduce the amount of noise creeping into your bedroom, living room or office—without breaking the bank!

At Residential Acoustics, we pride ourselves on helping you reduce the sound in your bedroom, living room and office—that’s why our featured product, The AcousticCurtain™ is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to soundproof your home.

This ground-breaking curtain blocks most outside sound, allowing you to tune out background noise and zone in on the things you love to do—a simple way to solve your noise problems quickly, affordably and without disrupting the comforts of your own home!

To provide the best soundproofing solution possible, we’ll ensure a tight fit to your frame or window jamb so sound won’t seep through edges and into your space.

To ensure you get the absolute best results, call TODAY for a FREE over-the-phone consultation! One of our soundproofing experts will assist you in diagnosing your acoustic issues and offer a solution—the best approach to fix them.