How to Properly Soundproof a Floor: 11 Ways

How to soundproof a floor.

I’ve never been so infuriated with my house.  Ever.  We hosted a dinner party a few years ago. Nothing fancy, just a handful of friends and us.  As we were having a lovely chat (and food, of course) in the dining room, the kids went to play upstairs.  And then, it started.  We could hear … Read more

How to Soundproof a Room from the Outside Noise

How to soundproof a room from outside noise.

Are you bothered by outside noise coming to the room? Do you wonder how to soundproof it and block the outside noise from disturbing your peace?

I admit; living in the city is fantastic. You can get everywhere with ease, and there’s so much to do too. I personally love it (and I have lived in the suburbs too, so I’ve experienced both.)

It’s just the noise is unbearable sometimes, isn’t it? Cars. Barking dogs. Delivery trucks revving their engines early in the morning. Trash collection. Emergency services and who knows what else. 

Oh my gosh, it can seriously drive you mad sometimes! 

The thing is, it doesn’t have to!

Certainly, you don’t have to put up with the outside noise. There are some amazing ways that help you soundproof your room or apartment from the outside noise and block it once and for all. 

That’s what I’m going to show you in this guide. We’ll discuss all the methods that you can use to block the outside noise and regain peace in your room. 

So, without any further ado… Let’s take it from the top.

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Moving Blankets for Soundproofing: Can They Block Sound and How to Use Them

Moving Blankets for Soundproofing.

Are you considering using moving blankets for soundproofing? Wondering whether soundproof blankets can block sound and help you reduce the noise in the room?

If so, you’re going to love this article. Below, you’ll find the ultimate answer as to whether moving blankets are good for soundproofing.

So, let’s take it from the top, then.

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Soundproofing Wallpaper: Can It Properly Soundproof a Room?

Soundproofing wallpaper - does it really work?

I admit it – If you’re struggling with noise, the soundproofing wallpaper seems like a dream come true. It’s easy to install, looks amazing (and certainly so much better than many other soundproofing materials), and promises to keep unwanted sounds away.

But does soundproofing wallpaper really work? Could it really stop noise from getting into the room?

Well, that’s what we’ll cover in this post. Specifically, we’ll discuss what soundproof wallpapers are, how they work, and whether they’re worth using to block sound.

So, let’s get to it.

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Having Trouble Sleeping? These 15 Best Noise-canceling Devices for Sleeping Will Help

Noise-canceling devices for sleeping.

Are you struggling to fall asleep because various noises keep you awake? Wondering what noise-canceling devices could help you block those sounds and get the well-deserved rest? You know – Everyone says that to have a good night’s sleep, you just need to switch off your phone and go to bed early. It’s such bullshit, … Read more

How to Soundproof French Doors

How to soundproof french doors.

Are you irritated by the amount of noise coming through your glass doors? Wondering how to soundproof french doors?

It’s hard to deny it – French doors are amazing. They’re styling and classy. Even the most basic model looks a million times better than ordinary-style doors and adds warmth and style to your home. 

But unfortunately, there is a downside to french doors too. The mostly glass doors are notorious for letting a ridiculous level of sound in. With some models, particularly those that don’t have double-glazing windows in them, you can hear almost everything that’s happening outside. 

Luckily, it doesn’t have to be. You can soundproof french doors to at least greatly minimize the amount of noise that they let in, if not block it almost entirely. 

In this guide, you’ll discover how to soundproof french doors. The advice I’m going to show you will work for interior and exterior french doors. 

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How to Soundproof Thin Apartment Walls

Soundproofing thin apartment walls.

Are you bothered by sounds you can hear through thin walls? Wondering how to soundproof your thin apartment walls and reduce the noise?

Unfortunately, so many of us live in apartments or houses with thin walls. As a result, we can often hear noises seeping through the walls. Barking pets, loud conversations, or late-night parties can seriously affect your time at home. Then there are noises coming from pipes in walls, other structural sounds, and more that can interrupt your rest. 

Luckily, it doesn’t have to be. If your thin walls transfer unwanted noise, you can soundproof them with various soundproofing materials. 

This guide will show you eight methods to soundproof thin walls to block sound and improve your quality of life. 

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How to Block Out Noise Without Earplugs: 7 Solutions for Better Sleep

How to block out noise without earplugs.

Are you using earplugs to block out noise while you sleep but struggle because they cause you pain? Wondering if there are other ways to block out noise and get more rest?

Only a couple of years ago, I struggled with that too. I lived in an apartment with thin walls. I couldn’t fall asleep each night because of my neighbors’ noises. I could hear them talking through the wall. My upstairs neighbor’s stomping was driving me crazy too.

So, I started blocking out noise with earplugs. Unfortunately, it didn’t prove a viable solution.

Eventually, my earplugs were causing such intense pain that I couldn’t sleep, and I also had to rush to the doctor.

These experiences made me determined to find ways to block out noise without earplugs. And over the next few months, I discovered and tested 7 of the best solutions to do so. 

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Loud Walking Neighbors Upstairs? Here’s What To Do

loud footsteps upstairs neighbors

Do you wake up in the middle of the night because your neighbors are stomping? Are you looking for advice on how to reduce the noise from upstairs neighbors?

It’s scary – Recently published studies show that 30 million Americans are subject to noise pollution. That category also includes dealing with upstairs neighbors’ loud footsteps.

If you struggling with noises from upstairs – loud footsteps, muffled conversations, or even loud music the people living upstairs from you play – you’ll love this guide, then.  

Below you’ll find four amazing ways to deal with your loud neighbors and reduce the noises they make so you can relax and sleep peacefully. 

Intrigued? Let’s dive in. 

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