Why Are Restaurants So Loud?

Architects, Designers, Builders and Restaurant Owners combine to target wipe-able, cleanable, decorative surfaces in their restaurant projects.   These surfaces can include brick, block, wood, glass, tin, marble, granite, stone and metal.  On average, these surfaces combine to absorb an average of 5% of the sound wave reflections inside the restaurant space.   That leaves the dead…

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Church Too Loud?

If your favorite House of Worship suffers from noise, the mystery is here waiting to be unlocked.  Whether it is your sanctuary, synagogue, mosque, fellowship hall, band room, choir rehearsal room, gym space, classroom or confessional booth, there are soundproofing treatments for all of these spaces that are time tested and proven to be successful.  …

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Ceiling Clouds Reduce Room Noise

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2013 Sound panels that float mechanically from a ceiling are called Ceiling Clouds.   In a room filled with excessive noise, these Ceiling Clouds are designed to capture the unwelcome echoes within the room, which in turn lowers the level of ambient background noise.   Those who target a Ceiling Cloud soundproofing treatment will enjoy the…

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Soundproof Your Fellowship Hall

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013 Any room that hosts crowds of gathering people is suspect for poor room acoustics.   As the crowd swells, their voices begin to carry throughout the room, reflecting off floor, ceiling and perimeter wall surfaces, elevating the level of background noise, and forcing a severe collapse in one’s ability to communicate across…

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Soundproofing a Fellowship Hall

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013 A loud fellowship hall can be rendered nearly useless as people congregate but lack the ability to communicate with one another.   Not only can this serve as a nuisance, especially to seniors who already have a hard time with their hearing, but suppose the church wants to use the space as…

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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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