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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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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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How to Quiet Road Noise in a Car

It can be really annoying to try and talk or carry on a conversation in a noisy car.  Some vehicles are better than others.  A Tesla is absolutely whisper quiet due to its electric motor; however, Jeeps and trucks are often very loud. In this article I want to share some of the things you can do to DRAMATICALLY (not …

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Soundproof Curtains: Do they really work?

One of the simplest solutions for soundproofing a room is soundproof curtains.  They are inexpensive, easy to hang up, and the marketing for the curtains promises the moon.  Do they really work though? In my experience, soundproof curtains are very effective for sound deadening applications, but are almost entirely useless as sound blockers.  In a practical sense, that means they …

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How to Soundproof an Above-Door Air Vent

I built my home with special sound-proofing for my home office.  I put in sound board, insulation, two solid-core doors, acoustic foam, and thick carpet.  But there was one problem. All of it did practically nothing because I had a completely open vent above the door which let sound pass through easily. There are basically two ways to approach this …