Soundproofing Guides

If there’s one thing I often hear people getting confused about it’s got to be the difference between soundproofing and acoustic treatment, or sound absorption since they usually use both terms interchangeably and think they mean the same. However, both techniques are quite different in terms of how they are designed to work, even though …

Soundproofing vs Acoustic Treatment; The Actual Differences! Read More »

Air vents are probably one of the largest sources of noise transmission in a house since they connect different rooms without any sort of insulation within them. In this article, I will go over how to soundproof a vent, be it by completely sealing it off and preventing airflow, or by installing sound-absorbing materials in …

Soundproofing an Air Vent; Here’s how to do it! Read More »

So, you just installed some rockwool in your walls, attic, or in a ceiling, and you’re wondering if it’s ok to leave it like that of if it absolutely needs to be covered up. Maybe there are some health risks involved? Or maybe this could be detrimental to the rockwool itself? In this article, I …

Rockwool; Does it need to be Covered? Read More »

You see so many pictures of homes, music studios, rooms, etc., covered in acoustic foam and you think “hey, I’m going to get me some acoustic foam panels so that I don’t have to hear my neighbors all day”, or maybe you live on a busy street and want to reduce the outside noise from …

Does acoustic foam block outside noise? Read More »

Are soundproofing materials flammable? Is it dangerous to install them in your home or during construction?In this article, I will be going over if soundproofing can be considered a fire hazard, the different materials you can use and how flammable they are, and much more. So, without any further ado, let’s get started! Is soundproofing …

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Living in a home with noisy neighbors, on a noisy street, with a construction site nearby, etc., can be an extremely unsatisfying experience, but is there something you can do about it besides buying a pair of earplugs? In this article, I will be going over what soundproofing is, if it works, how it differs …

Soundproofing: Does it really work? Read More »

When it comes to soundproofing windows, it’s a fairly simple process since you mostly need to use a weatherstrip to seal the gaps between the frame and the window itself, and that’s it. However, with sliding windows it gets a bit more complicated since they move, and this can create a whole new array of …

How to Soundproof Sliding Windows the right way! Read More »

Fiberglass used to be the go to insulation material we put in our walls, but nowadays more and more people and resorting to foam alternatives, such as open- and closed-cell spray foam. In this article, we will be taking a look at how well spray foam does at soundproofing, and we will also be comparing …

Spray Foam; Is it good for Soundproofing? Read More »

There’s a lot of misinformation going around regarding sound absorption and soundproofing since some people think of these terms as interchangeable, but they aren’t! Rockwool is generally used for both and it’s also being marketed as the end all be all solution to your noise problems, when in reality, it’s not. So, before we go …

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Making a soundproof cardboard box is something they usually make you do as a school project, but soundproof cardboard boxes can have real-life applications. The most common reason to make one is for recording music at home, especially electric guitar or bass. This is because in order to get the most out of a tube …

How to Soundproof a Cardboard Box; Lower the Amp Noise! Read More »

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