Imagine warm winter mornings that are not forcing you to tip-toe across the freezing bathroom and kitchen tiles. Or, imagine a home with an interior style that is not interrupted by all those ugly-looking radiators. Well, you can have that by investing in underfloor insulation. This is an option that will warm up your entire …
One of the biggest nightmares for many homeowners is noisy neighbours and traffic noise. We are inundated with calls for help in this department. Soundproofing homes and offices with effective insulation will improve the situation substantially.
Types Of Soundproofing Problems
- Airborne Noise typically from traffic building work loud music or people communicating loudly.
- Impact noise is the difficult one to treat. However, depending on the type of noise, we can eliminate the bulk if not all of the impact noise.
Soundproofing Between Floors
Importantly no part of the ceiling below can make contact with the beams of the floor. For this reason, the ceiling below must be separated from the floor beams.
The reason for this is that impact sound like walking on the floor above will travel through the wooden beams, to the ceiling below like a doctors stethoscope.
Soundproofing Between Walls
Drywall partitioning is used with acoustic insulation to reduce noise flow
There are many reasons why we want Soundproofing Between Walls. Let’s have a look at a few of these: Privacy, Noise pollution, etc. Importantly one must first establish what type of sound we need to address. As a result, both Airbourne and impact noise must be considered to solve the problem effectively. Many modern-day apartments …
To Soundproof Between Floors, one must understand the type of noise that creates this type of problem. Firstly Airbourne noise the more comfortable option. Secondly, Impact Noise, the more demanding kind of problem. So in this post, we will give as much information as possible. There are two methods for soundproofing, wooden floors. The first …
We have many calls a week from frantic homeowners on how to soundproof their home from noisy neighbours. Or even the pub down the road even traffic noise. Some of us are more tolerant of noise others not. There are two ways of soundproofing your home. One way is the professional way, which is costing …