How To Drink Water Quietly: Effective Ways To Stop Gulping Water

how to drink water quietly

A cold glass of water can be very refreshing on a hot day. However, drinking it loudly involves an entirely different set of mouth muscles than drinking a mixture with lots of ice in it. Unfortunately, as soon as there is ice involved, most people just can’t seem to keep from crunching. When you drink … Read more

Acoustic Sealant: Top 5 That Block Sound Through All Systems

Acoustic Sealant

Acoustic Sealant, also known as acoustic caulk or acoustical caulk, is a product used to seal cracks and gaps in a wide range of construction setups to prevent sound transmission. As I have often mentioned, sound travels through air and through mediums (such as walls) in the form of vibrations. Acoustical caulk saves the day … Read more

Mass Loaded Vinyl Soundproofing: How Do You Use MLV Barriers For Soundproofing?

Mass Loaded Vinyl Soundproofing: How Do You Use MLV Barriers For Soundproofing?

Mass-loaded vinyl soundproofing is one of the most popular and affordable materials for soundproofing. The introduction of MLV in the 1960s as a powerful soundproofing option was a major milestone for engineers and architects. Not only does this product offer effective noise reduction capabilities but also, it’s easy to install. This product is highly effective … Read more

Does Egg Carton Soundproofing Really Work?

Does Egg Carton Soundproofing Really Work?

You probably wondering, does egg carton soundproofing block noise as effective as mass-loaded vinyl soundproofing? Even though the idea of filling a room with egg cartons may seem silly, you’d be surprised to learn that most of the soundproofing materials, including acoustic foam panels, mimic the shape of egg cartons. In this guide, we shall … Read more

7 DIY Ways on Soundproofing Existing Walls

Soundproofing Existing Walls

Soundproofing existing walls methods will highly depend on whether you live in a rental home or a house you own. If you live in an apartment where the landlord doesn’t allow minor and major structural changes, your options may be limited. On the other hand, if you have control over any structural modification over your … Read more

Soundproofing Spray Foam: Does Spray Foam Insulation Reduce Noise?

Soundproofing Spray Foam: Does Spray Foam Insulation Reduce Noise?

Soundproofing Spray foam, also known as spray foam insulation or polyurethane foam, is a type of expanding foam that’s mainly used for insulation with soundproofing as a secondary advantage. In this guide, we shall be looking at the different types of spray foam, how they work, as well as their effectiveness regarding noise reduction. Let’s … Read more

Home Theater Soundproofing: Top 7 Tips To Improve Audio Quality Noise

Home Theater Soundproofing

Home theater soundproofing is a technical DIY activity that will help you eliminate echoes, reverberations, as well as block low-frequency noises, footfalls, and bass noise from the next room. There’s nothing quite irritating like investing in the quietest projector, only to later find out that you can never enjoy movies, thanks to the noisy outside … Read more

Soundproofing A Basement In 7 Easy and Actionable DIY Methods

Soundproofing A Basement

Soundproofing a basement is one of the most important DIY soundproofing activities you must undertake. This is important, especially if you have transformed it into something like a drum room, office, man cave, or even home theater. For typical basements, below the ground basements, you will only have to deal with the biggest noise culprits: … Read more

Does Soundproof Foam Work or Is It Just a Scam?

Does Soundproof Foam Work

Does soundproof foam work? The simple answer is No and Yes. Hanging soundproof foam on the walls won’t soundproof your room but instead will improve the room’s acoustics qualities. Foam is simply a sound absorber but not a soundproofing material. Sound-absorbing materials are used to improve the quality of sound in a room and are … Read more

Soundproof Paint: How Does It Work and What is it Made from?

soundproof paint

Soundproof paint is one of the most affordable soundproofing materials for our homes. With soundproofing paint, you get more than just soundproofing, as you can easily match the aesthetics of your home. Unlike mass loaded vinyl, you’ll be able to retain neatness in your home without crazy hangings all over your walls. Everyone can paint, … Read more