• If you are looking to soundproof your walls, acoustic plasterboard, as the name suggests, is the better option when compared to normal plasterboard. The difference lies in the fact that acoustic plasterboard is thicker, has more mass(may even be reinforced with special additives) and hence, stops more noise. A funny thing to note is that […]

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  • Thermocol, does not absorb sound nor should you even think about sticking it onto your walls or windows because: Firstly- it’s a reflective object, so, instead of absorbing sound, it’ll cause echoes in the room It’s bad at absorbing sounds because it’s too thin- thermocol simply doesn’t have enough mass to be able to absorb […]

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  • Whether you’re trying to build a music room, a home theatre, or just generally looking at ways to you might improve your room’s acoustics, you would’ve come across foam bass traps for controlling low frequency sounds. There isn’t a lot of easily laid out information on the internet but here is what I found out: […]

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  • If you’re new to soundproofing, you might be trying to wrap your head around what STC(Sound Transmission Class) is, how much it should be of your walls and floors, as well as any other surfaces inside your room. I can tell you’re seriously looking to get your soundproofing done because of the fact that you’re […]

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  • When I was younger, I didn’t know much about soundproofing a game room but I loved to play videogames on my PlayStation into the late hours of the night. My parents were accommodating but I always had to keep it down for fear of waking them up. It wasn’t nearly as fun as playing with the […]

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  • There are so many people who don’t soundproof our rooms because of the fear that it’ll leave the room space crunched. Or maybe some other restrictions such rent agreements hold them back. I get it- I live in a rented accomodation myself, but I figured there just HAS to be some way to improve the […]

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  • This post gets down to the brass tacks of soundproofing a wall. There are many materials to build a wall with- such as drywall, plywood, MDF and OSB. You might even achieve the same sort of results with all of them. It all depends on HOW you use them. The short answer is that drywall […]

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