Quiet Guides and Tips Archive

What Are The Loudest Household Appliances In Your Home?

Everyone knows loud sounds can be harmful to one’s hearing even over a short period of time. But what about minor noises that are little more than an irritation? The sound of home appliances humming away may not be irritating, but over time they can have a negative impact. Constant sounds can impact a person’s sleep and overall health, studies have shown. Anything over 85 …

How To Soundproof A Ceiling

Nothing can be more disturbing than hearing annoying noises from the floor above you. Especially when trying to relax from a hard day’s work, noises from tenants above come through disrupting your evening as if you’re sharing the same space. However, there are some time and cost efficient ways to soundproof the ceiling. And soundproofing a ceiling effectively usually doesn’t require expensive materials.¬†Even if the …

Cheap DIY Soundproofing Ideas

If you are like many others who prefer apartment living to a stand-alone house, you have undoubtedly discovered there are both advantages and disadvantages to apartment living. One of the best benefits is you are not responsible for yard work or fixing any problems that may arise, such as leaky pipes. Unfortunately, there are disadvantages as well, but the most common complaint among apartment dwellers …

How To Soundproof A Door

Soundproofing a door can prevent a lot of noise from the outside world from traveling inside to your home. If you rent an apartment, a soundproofed door can prevent noise from your neighbors above and below you from filtering into your space. You can implement a number of soundproofing options that don’t require a company to come and do any installation. Instead, these are totally …