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Making a Soundproof Privacy Fence

Traffic, the neighbor’s dog barking, and many other environmental noises can decrease quality of life. If you live close to the highway, or perhaps near a commercial or industrial area, soundproofing inside your home might not be enough. Implementing a soundproof privacy fence can give you extra privacy, and the peace and quiet you deserve.…

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Soundproofing Music Venue or Studio

When you build a music studio, the main focus is on quality of the end product. Whether that’s creating a venue that’s best for listeners to enjoy music, or a smaller recording studio designed to record high-quality soundtracks, the interior of the space cannot be compromised. However, with the focus on high-end equipment and acoustic…

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A Guide to Choosing the Best Mass Loaded Vinyl

With so many types of mass loaded vinyl out on the market, it can be a tall order to select the brand and MLV type that is best for your project. Most sources are simply resellers, and don’t even manufacture the vinyl barriers themselves. To make matters worse, there are trade names to navigate (often…

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How to Acoustically Treat a Classroom

Classroom Acoustics are critical for the ability of children and students to learn in an efficient manner. With improper acoustical treatment, students may have difficulty hearing instruction, or just have an additional reason to lose focus during lessons. A well-designed acoustic environment greatly improves classroom focus for students, and may contribute to greater participation in…

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Unexpected Ways Noise is Getting Into Your Home

If you’ve ever lived close to a noise source, you know the negative effect noise disturbances can have on your life. Removing the noise source is usually impossible, and hiring a soundproofing expert is expensive, leaving most victims of noise problems feeling hopeless. However, many noise problems are the result of common weak spots that…

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Soundproofing for Contractors

Need a simple and direct source for soundproofing products? Look no further. Soundproof Direct is organized to provide contractors with direct access to sound-blocking or sound-absorbing products. These are priced by the square foot, roll, or sheet. The ultimate one-stop shop for soundproofing for contractors. In order to hit your required soundproofing levels, you may…

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Music Room Soundproofing – How to Have Quiet Band Practice and Happier Neighbors

Whether you’re an aspiring musician or you’re just trying to learn some tunes in your free time,  soundproofing your music rooms is extremely important and challenging. For your neighbors, band practice or tuning of instruments is oftentimes a bit bothersome especially during the evening hours when they’re trying to sleep or relax. If you’re looking…

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Ancient Acoustics

Have you ever thought about the technology that keeps your favorite concert venues or playhouses running? Installing the acoustics and sound treatment needed to support live music and drama isn’t easy. To perfect their sound, modern performance theaters boast elaborate sound systems, employ acoustical engineers, and invest in the creation of ideal listening environments. When…

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Acoustic Furniture for offices- Does it really work?

Many products described as Acoustic furniture promise to give acoustical treatment to open offices. These products imply they can isolate sound, reduce, and absorb noise without the necessity of walls and ceilings. There is a possibility that the word “acoustic” is added to the description of this item as a selling point instead of a proven fact to…

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