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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How to Soundproof a Gym

Reducing Your Gym Noise Gymnasiums are mostly big, over-sized, shoe box shaped rooms with 3 sets of parallel surfaces.   All the surfaces are typically hard and reflective, with floors, ceilings and perimeter walls absorbing less than 5% of the sound wave reflections within the space.    As the gym fills with people, whether for classes, sporting…

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Back to School and Noise Exposure

COVID is Not The Only Threat to Children Going Back to School, Noise is a Close Second Soon those infamous orange buses will be strolling down the road, breaking to stop at your child’s pick-up location in your neighborhood.   The kids are excited, their new backpacks are loaded with tools and utensils, the parents eager…

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How to Choose Acoustical Panels

9 Tips For Choosing Acoustical Sound Panels If you are experiencing unwelcome levels of noise in your office space, gym, cafeteria, or church and want to lower the level of echo, a series of wall or ceiling mounted sound panels is your answer.   Place them in your room, they’ll absorb echoes, lower noise levels,…

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Selecting Your Acoustic Foam

Acoustic foams come in many shapes and sizes.   They are typically cut into squares or rectangles because its easier to ship the material that way.   Rolled forms of foam typically are flat foams with no convolute cut into the face of the material.   But flat foam won’t absorb as much sound, because scultped foam has more surface space exposure, meaning it captures more sound waves per

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Echo and Noise Control

Regardless of the source, all sound waves exhibit certain characteristics when they change mediums. Sound waves are actually vibrations which travel from molecule to molecule through most substances. For instance, sound waves can easily travel through means such as air, water, drywall, metal and concrete, an inherent

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Common Wall Soundproofing

Walls that bleed noise are typically not heavy enough to withstand resonance, and structurally not disconnected enough to force the collapse of the trasnmitting sound wave.   Think of a string pulled tightly between two cans, with your voice carrying through the vibration of the string.   Well, the studs inside your wall cavity are connecting your…

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