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How To Soundproof A Bedroom In 7 Steps (What Worked For Me)

Noise pollution is the worst but total soundproofing is crazy expensive. Quiet is really important to me, especially in certain rooms of my home. Because I didn’t want to spend a ton for a total remodel, I decided to go the DIY route. In my bedroom, I want to keep outside noise out to improve sleep quality and also keep …

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How To Soundproof A Dog Crate: 5 Things That Really Work

  Many dogs experience extreme anxiety when they hear loud noises like fireworks, thunder, or even trains. If you notice your dog panting, shaking, pacing, drooling, barking, howling, or hiding after you hear a loud “boom” sound, then you need to create a safe space for your pet. A safe space can be a crate, room, or even closet that …

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How to Soundproof A Room For Drums: What Really Works

  On stage, the powerful punch of a drumset is everything but when practicing, the powerful punch of a drumset is usually too much, especially for others nearby. You’ll see a lot of tips out there for how to soundproof a room for drums. Unfortunately, a lot of these don’t help all that much. To truly soundproof a room, you …

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Soundproofing Blankets: Do They Really Work?

When it comes to the art of soundproofing, the language used can be a bit misleading. The only way to truly soundproof something is to spend a ridiculous amount of money. For most situations, the more appropriate description is sound dampening or sound deadening. Although you might not be able to fully block all sound, there are plenty of relatively …

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Soundproof a Cubicle – 5 Things You Can Do Today

Working in an office cubicle comes with some challenges and the biggest challenge for many people is noise. When you’re trying to concentrate and get some work done, it can be very distracting to hear other people working so close to you. While it’s impossible to truly soundproof your cubicle, there some things you can do to mitigate the noise …

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How To Soundproof A Dishwasher In 8 Easy Steps

Your home should be a peaceful haven. Noise pollution can potentially have a negative effect on your health. At the very least, it can make it hard to enjoy conversation or quiet time. One of the biggest culprits for in-home noise is the dishwasher. You still need to clean your dishes so there’s no need to throw this valuable appliance …

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Soundproof a Doorway: 7 Easy Things You Can Do

Did you know that doorways are the biggest offender when it comes to noise? Most doors in homes today are hollow and there are all kinds of ways for sound to get through. Luckily, there are a number of easy steps you can take to soundproof your doorways. Doing even just one or two of these steps will make a …

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Soundproof Foam (Acoustic Panels) – Best Products & Installation Guide

Noise pollution is a big problem everywhere but it’s the worst when you have to deal with it in your own home. Soundproofing foam panels are an affordable and easy to use solution for when there is just too much noise. They’re great for things like recording any kind of audio or video and for practicing instruments without bothering other …

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Soundproof a Toilet Room Door for as Little as $50

  If there’s one room in the house that could really use soundproofing, it’s the bathroom! I don’t really want to hear any toilet sounds from anyone else and I definitely don’t want anyone to hear toilet sounds from me! This is how you can soundproof your toilet door for less than $100. I’ll give you a number of options …

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Soundproof a Laundry Room Door for Under $40

NOTHING drives me more crazy than a loud washing machine making noise throughout the entire house.  Fortunately, I found an inexpensive fix that totally solved the problem. I had this problem in our home because the washing machine and dryer were in the laundry room on the second floor.  While this was a convenient floor plan, having the laundry room …