Jul , When I finish the basement I plan on sound proofing sections of it using sound proofing materials in the walls and ceiling Also having a door that doesn t have recessed panels helps As for acoustic treatment, I will eventually install some panels to keep the echo and reverb down in the space For now I am
Dec , Taping edges where the door shuts with closed cell foam tape This can be effective for thermal needs, but is very ineffective for noise control The reason being that the seals need to apply positive pressure and be adjustable to fit the needs of your door Hanging a soundproof doormat on the door using a
Apr , After installation and testing with a sound level meter, there seems to be a small amount of noise reduction, but not as significant as one might hope Regardless, this type of design has been used successfully with home theater setups, and with a more refined fabric than the burlap I ve used here, would
Apr , Then you can think about soundproofing the walls, floor, and ceiling of the inner room to stop sound transmission through the air deal with a local recording studio, or rent some space in building intended for small workshops, etc where there is unlikely to be anyone complaining about noise at night.
Dec , Soundproofing a room is not as easy as adding insulation inside your walls, and acoustical foam to your walls, as many people believe It s all about maximizing mass and using air gaps wisely You ll need to employ the use of some specialized building techniques, coupled with basic construction plans to
Feb , I would bet that this is a vibration issue that is presenting itself on the second floor as an airborne noise which I can go into later If this were a The walls of the duct (and the sheetrock of the garage ceiling and the joists) are doing the exact same thing pushing waves of energy into the air Sound travels
Sep , You ve probably seen egg crate acoustic foam absorbers Obviously, absorbers can look strange in the home environment But there are creative ways to cover them, as with this colored fabric applied to a special acoustically absorptive surface There are also acoustically porous plaster finishes available,
The best, no budget method would be to find heavy materials, like thick curtains drapes, foam or cushions and hang them on the walls(hang the NOTE This is different to sound proofing When I was a teen working in a summer camp radio station, we used egg cartons on our studio walls and ceiling.
Feb , Soundproofing and acoustic treatment are important topics to tackle when setting up a home studio Even if all of The denser the materials you use for your studio the more isolation you ll get I ve heard of many engineers covering their home studio walls with inch foam wrapped in linen cloth Blankets
May , Soundproofing, on the other hand, is how you block outside noise from entering the room in the first place And it takes different tools to Here you can see TechSmith s recording studio we used a combination of a few different types of foam to get the best overall audio experience Soundproof recording
Nov , Soundproofing If you re putting together a new home studio on a shoestring, installing drywalls, fancy insulation and dampening panels are probably Anything from corrugated cardboard and egg boxes (the two dozen kind cover a lot of surface area), to rolls of foam from wherever you can get em.
Feb , Swedish design studio Form Us With Love never ceases to amaze me Their creative The environmentally friendly tiles are made of wood wool, cement and water, and when combined, they create a moisture resistant material that absorbs sound BAUX Form Us With Love Acoustic Panels The new