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soundproof wood

With noise linked to serious health issues that include hearing loss and heart disease, soundproofing your home is more than just about comfort. And if wood is your preferred material, it can be tricky to choose the most soundproof type because of the overwhelming number of options and the alarming amount of false advertising in

best soundproofing material

I am a serious movie buff.  And like all movie lovers, I know that the best way to watch movies is to kick back in my own home theater. In this post, I share what I learned while looking for the best soundproofing materials for my home theater.These materials are good for soundproofing any room

sound proof plexiglass

It’s not a surprise that windows are one of the weakest areas when it comes to soundproofing, and I’m always looking out for ways to make a noticeable difference to their noise blocking ability. A friend recently suggested plexiglass as a solution, which led me to look into it. So, is plexiglass a good sound

why does my car speaker rattle

Whether it is a long, boring journey or just a short trip, music always adds more fun and excitement while driving. But, if the music is also causing your door to rattle, then the overall experience would not turn out to be great. Your speakers and subwoofers are the main culprits of these rattling sounds

staggered stud wall

I like to crank up the volume of my home theater. I love the sound of explosions and the vibrations of low-frequency bass. But the neighbors weren’t happy. So I thought I should soundproof my home theater room rather than give up on quality of my home theater experience. For the wall, I had three

tankless water heater noise vibration

Regardless of what you may have heard, tankless water heaters can get noisy. Even though those noises don’t always indicate a problem with the heater, you should determine the cause of the sound and address any underlying issues. To reduce noise from a tankless water heater, it typically requires flushing the system with vinegar, tightening

are noise cancelling headphones worth it

Noise-cancelling headphones reduce unwanted ambient sounds by using active noise control as part of the listening experience. This design is different from passive models which use a process of soundproofing to create a similar result. That means you can listen to your preferred audio without excessive volume. Are noise-cancelling headphones worth it? Considering the numerous

soundproof room dividers

It’s no secret that having a noisy neighbor or any loud distracting noise is a major nuisance in one’s life, and soundproofing a room is a great way to reduce this and greatly improve the quality of your life. This is especially true if you are living and working in an open space; in addition

sleeping with noise cancelling headphones

I’ve always enjoyed blocking out noise when I sleep, and have often looked for the best ways to do this. Someone recently suggesting using noise-cancelling headphones for sleeping, and I wondered whether this was both possible and safe. So, is it possible (and safe) to sleep with noise-cancelling headphones? Providing you’re comfortable, it’s possible, not

how to make exhaust quiet temporarily

Driving a car with a loud car exhaust can be fun if you’ve purposefully made it louder, but it’s not as fun if it’s accidental. Perhaps your car exhaust has started making a loud noise that you need to quiet until you reach a garage, or maybe you deliberately have a loud car exhaust, but