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Ted, Master Brewer: Celebrating International Beer Day

It’s international beer day, so grab a pint of your favorite frosty, delicious beer, kick back and let me tell you a tale. International Beer Day and acoustics… I’m not exactly sure how I’m going to tie these things together, but here we go… A long, long time ago, in east-central Minnesota, I found myself, […]

Summer Sound Series: More Noise Than Joy…Church Acoustics

We have a large multi-purpose room in our church that we love to use for events, but when it’s full of people, the noise is terrible. Are there any church acoustical treatments to make this a better experience for everyone?

Summer Sound Series: Loud A/C Units

My neighbor’s A/C unit is situated close to our house, and the noise is starting to drive me crazy. I know that I can’t ask him to move it, but is there anything that I can do to keep some of the sound out or at least make it quieter?

Introducing Ted, Our Acoustics Expert & Host of the Summer Sound Series

My name is Ted and I have been in the soundproofing and acoustics business for over 10 years. Throughout that time I’m proud to say that I have helped over 6,000 people purchase products to help or fix hundreds of different kinds of problems. If you can think of it, and it’s some kind of acoustical/soundproofing/noise problem, I’ve heard it.

How Can I Be a Quieter Neighbor

Most of the time we hear about people trying to quiet down their neighbor or at least reduce the amount that can be heard. But, what if you are the noisy neighbor? Lifehacker, which describes itself as having “tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done”, recently had a reader write in with a question […]

Sound Deadening Paint: Introducing the Coat of Silence™

Acoustical Surfaces, Inc. is proud to announce that it has introduced a new sound deadening paint product to the soundproofing market: Coat of Silence™. An easy-to-use spray-on wall coating, Coat of Silence corrals mid-range sounds and greatly reduces common noise. Test lab results have shown that sound reduction for Coat of Silence is an industry […]

AIA Continuing Education Credits (HSW/SD) for Whole System Acoustical Treatments

Courtesy of a co-sponsorship from Acoustical Surfaces, Inc., design and construction professionals can earn an AIA Continuing Education HSW (health, safety and welfare) and SD (sustainable design) credit by reading up on Whole System Acoustical Treatments online and successfully answering test questions at the end of the article. After reading the article, which focuses on […]