soundproof windows
Soundproofing

Soundproof Windows – How Effective Are They?

How much noise do soundproof windows block? It’s a question we get every day! And unfortunately, it’s not always an easy answer. The effectiveness of soundproof windows depends on several factors, including: The Specs on Window – # of Panes, Glazing, and Lamination How Thick Your Walls Are – Thin Walls will let Noise around […]

soundproofing blankets
Soundproofing

Using Soundproof Blankets to Reduce Noise

When renters and homeowners are looking for ways to soundproof traffic, road noise, or neighbors, they often turn to soundproof blankets. These are a temporary product to hang over doors and windows, blocking unwanted noise without requiring significant investment. But what are Soundproof Blankets? Do they actually soundproof the windows, or do they just absorb […]

Acoustics, Soundproofing

Sound Absorbing Panels & Treatment for Your Office

Offices tend to be built with tile floors, plaster walls and plaster ceilings. These hard surfaces allow for sound from things like fax machines and printers to bounce around and echo which creates bothersome noise and distracts employees. By installing sound-absorbing wall panels, suspended sound-absorbing ceiling panels and static dissipative carpeting, noise is greatly reduced […]

Living

Appliance Decibel Ratings Infographic

Appliances are often the loudest noise source in a home. Of these, there are several that are particularly bad offenders, such as blenders, dryers, and refrigerator pumps. Ever wonder how they compare to one another? Check out our infographic on Loudest Appliances and Electronics in your home. Compare against other common noise levels  

Soundproofing

Reducing Train Noise

How to Soundproof Your House from Train Noise If you live anywhere near a set of train tracks, chances are you’re all too familiar with the screaming blare of a train’s whistle. Unless you plan on moving, soundproofing your house is the best option to reducing the noise.Blocking Train Horns & Whistle Noises It may […]

Effective Soundproof Curtains
Soundproofing

Effective Soundproof Curtains

Soundproof Curtains, Do They Work to Block Noises and Sounds? There is a lot of speculation on the web that curtains are not a viable solution to loud sounds, whether draped over leaky doors or windows and if they are an effective solution for blocking noises and sounds. Soundproof curtains and window coverings have come […]