Gym Noise

Gymnasiums are typically large, shoe-box shaped rooms with 3 sets of parallel surfaces that are hard and reflective.   The setup lends itself to poor quality sound, whether the room is being used for gym class, sporting events, public speakers, musicals, concerts, proms, or a host of other purposes, a space like this has

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Buying Soundproofing Products Online

It is often hard to imagine for a new client that calls in randomly off Google that an online website can help resolve a sound/noise related problem.    The key, we tell them, is to remember that online resources aren’t about producing a “cure” to the noise, but simply gaining more “control” over it.   To produce this net effect,

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Does Soundproofing Really Work?

Without a doubt, if it’s done right, soundproofing does really work, yes.   The key to the success of any soundproofing treatment lies in product selection and quantities required to trigger the sound effects you are seeking.    Your best first step is to source a supplier that has a long, healthy track record, a supplier who has

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Furnace Noise

The arrival of colder temperatures is evident everywhere you look—sweaters and scarves have replaced shorts and sandals, the colorful leaves of autumn are long gone from the trees, and breezy open windows have given way to the familiar roar of the home furnace. But for some, starting up the furnace on that first

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Soundproofing an Animal Shelter

If you own a kennel or manage an animal shelter you know how loud it can get inside. This is not only a nuisance for the occupants such as the employees, but it also can be a nuisance for those who may live within earshot of you. Since it is nearly impossible to eliminate the sound of barking dogs and other such

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Soundproofing Your Fellowship Hall

Similar to other social gathering venues, fellowship halls are faced with the common issue of sound reflections (echoes) interfering with the quality of acoustics within the room. When a group converses in a fellowship hall, particularly one containing several hard, reflective surfaces, the collective voices create reverberations that affect the quality of acoustics throughout the area. As these reverberations interfere with

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Soundproofing Pool Pumps

Pool pumps are an example of a stationary sound source that can easily be partially closed off and sealed for sound protection.   Whether indoors, or out, a pump can have a simple frame built around the unit, with a corresponding set of sound barrier blankets cut to match the profile of the frame.   The blankets in turn can

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Soundproofing a Bar

Bars, nightclubs and restaurants give people a place to meet, socialize and relax.   The surrounding atmosphere has to be comfortable for the venue to succeed, with repeat business the key to the success of the establishment.    The variety of venues ranges from high energy dance clubs to casual bars that promote conversation among guests.   Their comfort levels rely on clarity to voice, and control of the reverberations

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Home Theaters

If you have ever fantasized about having a theater room at home with theater quality acoustics, turning this dream into reality is easier than you may think. With an understanding of the types of modifications a room needs to transmit quality sound, you can convert any enclosed room in your home to a home theater room. Specifically, noise must first be contained and then measures must be taken to enhance the sound quality

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