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Why Batting Insulation Doesn’t Work

Batting insulation is great for thermally separating temperatures on both sides of a common surface.   The old school of thought was that stuffing this same material between the studs in a wall or the joists in a common floor/ceiling assembly will also serve to sound insulate one room’s noise from the next.  Well, not so.   As we teach here on this website (see the Walls, Ceiling, Floor link to the left), your goal with sound

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How to Pick a Soundproofing Supplier

The internet is jam packed with soundproofing companies vying for your business.   Prior to the internet explosion, there were a handful of suppliers around the country that all had easy access to most of the commercial and industrial sound abatement projects.   With the advent of the internet, comes a flock of

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Isolating Noise Between Hotel Rooms

The goal with isolating room-to-room sound bleed through a common wall assembly between two adjoining rooms in a hotel is twofold.   First, your goal should be to disconnect how the wall is assembled, and second, line it with more density.   The treatment is fairly straight forward and can eliminate up to 90% of the noise

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Musicians and Noise

Any band must endure hours of practice in order to progress and take its talent to the next level. Amateur musicians are faced with an omnipresent catch 22 when it comes to band practice: where can I practice if I am an amateur and do not have access to a studio, and how can I develop my skills and reach a professional

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Help With Soundproofing

Most people that suffer from one noise source or another consider the resolutoin to their problem as a form of “soundproofing”.    Most of the industry experts roll their eyes at the term, because it can carry so many varied meanings.   One soundproofing treatment might target the reduction of noise bleeding through a

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Basement Soundproofing

A finished basement is a valuable asset to a household, providing functional space for a family and potentially adding value to the home. Basements can be quite large in many homes, affording homeowners the option to personalize the space for a wide range of purposes. Possibilities abound for converting the basement of a

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