Sound Proofing

Why Acoustic Insulation is Important in Modern Environments

By |2024-01-03T14:59:16+00:00November 28th, 2023|Acoustics, Sound Proofing|

Why Acoustic Insulation is Important in Modern Environments The ever-growing need for peace and serenity is fostering an uptick in the application of acoustic insulation. At Resonics, we're at the vanguard of this pursuit, offering sophisticated solutions for noise management and sound quality improvement in various environments, from bustling offices to intimate home settings. It's not merely about muffling sound but creating harmonious spaces where life's soundtrack can unfold as intended. Importance of Acoustic Insulation Importance of Acoustic Insulation Implications Enhances Privacy Keeps [...]

Will acoustic panels keep sound out?

By |2023-11-28T14:53:02+00:00December 19th, 2022|Acoustics, Acoustic Panels, Sound Proofing|

Will Acoustic Panels keep sound out? If you're struggling with noisy neighbors or a busy street outside your window, you may be looking for a way to block out the sound. People may tell you that acoustic panels are one potential solution, but do they really work? Let's take a closer look. Acoustic panels are not a great way to keep sound out to make your home or office more enjoyable or immune to outside distractions. They do not act as an effective [...]

How to Soundproof a Drum Room in 2022

By |2023-03-27T14:38:19+00:00November 28th, 2022|Sound Proofing, Residential Acoustics|

How to Soundproof a Drum Room in 2022 Everyone knows how important it is to practice without disturbing neighbours or others at home or elsewhere. You want a soundproof drum room and system to keep your equipment in pristine condition without getting disturbed by noise. Fortunately, soundproofing and sound insulation in drum rooms can take several forms and be quite a challenge to achieve. As a drummer, preparing the room where you will practice is essential. However, only some lucky musicians have a [...]

How To Soundproof Your Apartment: The Myths & What You Can Realistically Do

By |2024-04-06T07:16:30+00:00February 1st, 2020|Sound Proofing|

There are some pretty hair-brained ideas on the internet about how to solve one of life’s many bug bears – noisy neighbours. Despite what some think, it is much more complicated than laying a shaggy rug on your floor or strategically placing a bookshelf against a wall. The reality is that absolute soundproofing is a professional, or adept DIY handyman's, job. This is because soundproofing, as opposed to sound absorption, eliminates all gaps between the two spaces through which the noise is transferring. Therefore, [...]

7 Technologies That Will Make The Future Quiet

By |2024-04-06T07:16:30+00:00June 24th, 2016|Sustainability, Sound Proofing|

The world is a noisy place. So noisy, in fact, that scientists believe that there is no place left on earth that is untouched by man-made noise. You might think that the North Pole might be a candidate for a bit of peace and quiet, yet even commercial airlines fly over the Arctic Circle between North America and Europe. You literally cannot escape noise in the modern world. So will there be any respite? At the same time that man made noise pollution is [...]

Metamaterials: Soundproofing The Future

By |2024-04-06T07:16:30+00:00October 30th, 2015|Sustainability, Sound Proofing|

Noisy neighbours, deafening air conditioning units, those disconcerting aeroplane creaks and whirs. These are all noisy nuisances that we think of as part and parcel of our day to day lives. Until now. It turns out some smart people in the worlds of science and engineering have been busy exploiting new discoveries made in metamaterials to develop new mediums that could effectively mute everyday objects and mechanisms. Metamaterials are artificially created materials, often down to individual cell units. By exploiting the theories of negative indexing [...]

Guide To Improving Home Studio Acoustics

By |2024-04-06T07:16:30+00:00September 29th, 2015|Acoustics, Sound Proofing, Recording Studio Acoustics|

  Click infographic to enlarge. Not all studios are created equal. Anyone can buy some budget monitors and a cheap microphone, stick them in the corner of a room and voila! Home recording studio. But what separates the wheat from the chaff is the ability to make the right tweaks that will take your recording game to the next level. Use the following tips to turn your humble home set-up into a well-tuned recording studio. Accuracy VS Soundproofing. [...]

Soundproofing or Sound Absorption – What’s the Difference?

By |2020-07-21T15:31:57+00:00March 3rd, 2014|Acoustic Panels, Sound Proofing|

Anyone that has an issue with noise may come to us asking for a ‘soundproofing’ solution. Businesses, schools, restaurants, theatres, halls and hospitals all have a tendency to struggle with controlling sound. For some it’s the sound within the room that needs to be lessened, whilst for others it’s the sound from elsewhere that needs to be blocked from leaving or entering a room. ‘Soundproofing’ is often used as a general term that encompasses all interior acoustic solutions.  But in fact, soundproofing is [...]