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Installing a Soundproof Door

Whether at home or work, you may need or desire to soundproof a room. Doctors, legal professionals, and business executives, for example, all require speech privacy and confidentiality as well as freedom from external noise which may interrupt their work and conversations. Hotel owners often want to soundproof room doors to provide their guests complete […]

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How to Install a Door Seal Kit: Soundproofing Doors

How to Seal Doors: Blocking External Noise and Ensuring Privacy Generally speaking, most of us prefer our private conversations to remain private, but even more importantly, speech privacy and confidentiality is an un-questioned requirement in medical, legal, and business settings – just to name a few. Whether for personal or professional discretion, discussions behind closed […]

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Soundproofing a Wall

Soundproofing a room or an office is all about keeping unwanted noise out and keeping sound inside. Like thermal insulation, soundproofing a space means structurally isolating it – separating the outside from the inside. There are any numbers of reasons why you may want to soundproof a room. You might require professional confidentiality – such […]

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Acoustic Panels – What and Where

Acoustical treatments involve only two types of acoustic panels: absorbers and diffusers. Absorbers serve to soak up some of the excess reflected sound in a room. Diffusers, on the other hand, help to spread out the reflections in a room. Combining absorption and diffusion results in clearer, crisper, more satisfying acoustic experiences because it maintains […]

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How Sound Works in Rooms

Introduction Most rooms have highly-reflective, flat walls, ceilings, and floors, and they can be a lot like echo chambers if left acoustically untreated. If you’ve ever been in an empty apartment or house, you’ll be familiar with the way sound reverberates in empty spaces. We know that too much reverberation or echo makes for unsatisfactory […]

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Your Brain on Sound – Understanding the Fundamentals About Sound & Hearing

Understanding a few fundamentals about what sound is and how we hear it will help you better understand how acoustics work. Our sense of hearing is a finely-tuned evolutionary adaptation to our environment, one of the critical tools in our survival kit. Understanding how sound and hearing are related better enables us to control, shape, […]

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4 Restaurants with Great Acoustic Design

As perceptions of what constitutes luxurious environments and trends in food service have evolved, restaurant design has more and more favored large, open spaces and hard surfaces. And this is having a serious effect on restaurant noise levels. In the race to create sumptuous and modern aesthetics, many of the decorative features which used to […]

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What You Need to Know About Acoustics

Do you ever find yourself at your office, at a busy downtown intersection, in an industrial plant, a restaurant or a studio, or simply in your home, and you’re unhappy because unwanted noise is interfering in your life? If so, you’re far from being alone. Noise pollution comes in many different forms and under many […]

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How to Build a Podcast Studio: Podcast Buckets vs. Acoustical Treatments

Whether you’re thinking about creating one, or you’re already producing a podcast, you likely hope to cultivate and foster a loyal fan base. To do so, of course, your primary goal is to provide your audience with compelling content, but you also need to very seriously consider the quality of the sound you’re recording. Listeners […]