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A Sound Night’s Sleep is One Without a Sound

A Sound Night’s Sleep is One Without a Sound

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It is obvious that a loud jarring sound can startle you into a state of wakefulness. It is less apparent that common background noise can cause detrimental impacts. Studies on sleep have definitively correlated noise disturbances with the quality of sleep. We will outline them here so you can be better prepared for a better … Continued

Do Curtains Block Sound?

Do Curtains Block Sound?

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This questions comes up often in audio forums and comments. People wonder whether so called soundproofing curtains are worth the investment and can actually provide a substantial sound barrier for cars, noise neighbors, or other loud disturbances. The short answer is YES curtains do provide a substantial barrier for sound, but there are some sure … Continued

How to Soundproof a Home Theater Room

How to Soundproof a Home Theater Room

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Home theater rooms are an increasingly common amenity in new homes and also older homes that are being remodeled to adopt this modern design trend. Ingesting media has become part of our DNA, so it’s natural that you want to create a comfortable home theater room (or man cave) for an optimal cinematic experience when … Continued

How to Reduce Train Noise at Home

How to Reduce Train Noise at Home

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Rail transit is still very common when it comes to transporting cargo or passengers. If you live or work by a railway, the usefulness of this type of transportation is more than likely overlooked due to the unwanted noise this type of transportation can cause within a community. You are more than likely here looking … Continued

How to Soundproof an Office

How to Soundproof an Office

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Knowing how to soundproof an office means understanding noise always follows the path of least resistance. How to soundproof a home office versus an open collaborative space with no walls are two very different undertakings. Since there is no standard design for the workplace (cubicle, collaborative spaces, home office) efficiently keeping noise out varies. Soundproofing … Continued

How to Soundproof a Baby’s Room

How to Soundproof a Baby’s Room

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Life before having a baby was easy. Those were the days when you may not have noticed noises around the home that would in the future impact day-to-day life: a barking dog, door slamming, neighbor beeping the car horn, and the list goes on. After surviving the first week or so at home with a … Continued

How to Reduce Noise in a Restaurant

How to Reduce Noise in a Restaurant

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Current dining trends are leaning toward a more casual dining experience with a farm to table culinary philosophy and it’s having a direct influence over a restaurant’s lay-out, design and aesthetics. With fine dining on the decline tablecloths, wall fabrics and carpet are being replaced by granite, marble, wood floors and exposed brick for a … Continued

How to Soundproof a Sliding Glass Door

How to Soundproof a Sliding Glass Door

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Sliding glass doors are a staple in residential and commercial design for the openness, and great views they can bring to a room. Although functional, glass doors may only provide a thin barrier between a peaceful room, and the noisy elements of the outside world. Soundproofing your home can range from a few simple improvements … Continued

How to Block Out Noise While Studying

How to Block Out Noise While Studying

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Studying is a skill that will be applied at many stages of life. From the persistent college student to the relentless professional seeking continued education studying remains relevant throughout one’s lifetime. Over time, we each develop our own personal approach to studying and determine what environments advance our learning and make retaining information conducive. Noise … Continued

How To Soundproof My Bedroom

How To Soundproof My Bedroom

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Silence and solitude can give the mind a much needed break from our fast track lifestyles. For many of us, the bedroom is the only opportunity we get to acquire that much needed solitude. Soundproofing your sleeping quarters can be a difficult task with an overwhelming amount of options. The first step is to understand … Continued