Soundproofing advice

Sound Proofing help and advice on all aspects of noise and noise nuisance including wall sound proofing, floor sound proofing and ceiling sound proofing.

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General Sound proofing Advice

FAQ's

Our Frequently asked questions

Here you will find some of the most frequently asked questions we deal with.

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See what our customers think of our products here. You can also find individual testimonials on each product page.

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Noise Defined

The most read of our articles, this guide explains all the different types of sound and describes how they are measured.

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Noise

Noise and noise control problems and solutions for industry.

 

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Sound proofing Jargon Explained

Here we offer a dictionary like explanation of common terms used when referring to noise.

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how to sound proof your HOUSE

Is sound proofing worthwhile? Do I need to sound proof my house? All your questions answered.

 

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Sound proofing a Room

A brief guide on how to soundproof a room.

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Ceiling Sound proofing

Details on h ow to sound proof a ceiling to reduce noise from above.

UPDATED ARTICLE!!

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Floor Sound Proofing

This article describes the best way to sound proof a floor. Concrete or timber suspended, carpeted or hard surfaced.

UPDATED ARTICLE!!

 

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Wall Sound Proofing

Here we discuss how to sound proof a wall. Thick and thin solutions to sound proof a party wall.

UPDATED ARTICLE!!

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NOISE – Facts & Figures

Around one in five people hear noise from their neighbours and almost half of those are annoyed by it.

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What is flanking SOUND?

Flanking sound is both airborne and impact noise that usually transmits through the fabric of a building. 

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NOISE KILLS

NOISY NEIGHBOURS AND INCESSANT TRAFFIC IS KILLING '6,500 A YEAR IN BRITAIN'

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SOUND PROOFED TEST CHAMBER

This article descibes how to construct an acoustic test chamber if on a limited budget

 

 

 

 

noise reduction for Specific noisy environments

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Motor Vehicle Sound proofing

There are a number of areas within a car that can be sound proofed. We discuss them in this article.

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Pump & COMPRESSor Noise

Pump and compresser noise are very common. We have a range of products to reduce the noise.

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General Machine Noise

Advice on how to reduce noise from machines including how to build your own sound proof box over the noise source. NEW

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SOUND PROOFING A WASHING MACHINE

This article tells you how to reduce vibration and airborne noise from a washing machine.

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Sound proofing a Garage or shed

A garage can be sound proofed and used as a music practise room etc. Here we explain how.

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how to easily reduce bass noise build up

A simple solution to reduce bass noise building up in right angled corners.

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How to reduce noise passing through a door

How to reduce noise through doors and door frames using our DIY door sound proofing kits. NEW ARTICLE

 

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Basic Window Sound proofing

The most effective way to insulate a domestic window is using secondary glazing.

 

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How to sound proof a garden fence

Advice on how to reduce noise passing through a garden fence using our recycled sound proofing products. NEW ARTICLE

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Reducing Road Vehicle Noise

Road vehicles have to comply with noise-level standards. The police can take action if vehicles have defective silencers.

 

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Reducing Aircraft Noise

The Government also sets different noise limits for flights during the night and day time.

 

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Reducing tube noise

Advice on ways to reduce the noise made by Tube or underground trains. NEW ARTICLE !!

 

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Marine noise reduction

This article describes how our products can help reduce noise from boat engines.

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SOUND PROOFING for pubs & clubs - A Guide for the venue owner

Need to reduce sound leaving a pub or nightclub? Follow our step by step guide.

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Quiet Ventilation

If you have a soundproofed room and require clean air then this article is for you.

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Sound Insulation Value of Timber Stud Partitions

Here we show the insulation value of timber stud wall partitions with and without our products.

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noisy PARTY!

A simple guide on how to reduce unwanted noise at Christmas time. Designed for you and your neighbour.


Sound Regulations

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Sound testing & noise surveys


We now offer sound testing and noise surveys. NEW !!

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Part_E_Explained


The term “Part E” refers to the new Approved Document E of the Building Regulations. IMPROVED ARTICLE !!

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Pre Completion Testing

Read about the Pre Completion requirements here. NEW & IMPROVED ARTICLE !!

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NEED Part e BUT No access to ceiling ?

How to upgrade a separating floor when there is no access to ceiling below.

 

 

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SOUND PROOFING OF STAIRS

Information on how to bring stairs in common areas into compliance with Part E Resistance to the Passage of Sound.

 

Robust Details

Robust Detail Explained

Robust details provide an alternative to pre-completion testing for demonstrating compliance with performance standards of Part E.

 

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do you suffer from Noise at Work?

Noisy workplaces should now be a thing of the past. This article explains how to help save your hearing at work.

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music at Work - your questions answered?

If your unsure what the law says on loud music at work then read this article.

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Noise Law - Getting to grips with where you stand

If your unsure what the law says on loud noise we have the answers here.

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Noise at Work Regulations - The Employers Guide

Since the update in 2006 the Noise Regulations effect most employers.

 

 

 

 

 

Information for Educational Establishments

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Noise Control in Schools

Schools now have to comply with Part E on acoustics within each study space. We explain how.

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Pre-completion Test Failure

Anyone applying for a change of use or New build property has to have a pre completion test. Read more here.


Sound absorber and studio acoustic related articles

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STUDIO Room Acoustics

This technical article talks about the varying ways that sound affects a room and is an ideal read for students studying noise.

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Why you need acoustic treatment

This article talks about why acoustic treatment is important in a recording studio.

 

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Our Terms & Conditions of Sale

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Our GREEN POLICY

Here you can read our Green Policy

 

 

 

 

 

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