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Improving An Apartment’s Acoustics

If you’ve ever lived in an apartment, you know how it can sometimes feel like you’re part of the lives of your neighbors thanks to noise filtering through walls, floors and ceilings. Luckily, improving an apartment’s acoustics doesn’t have to take a lot of effort, and can pay off when landlords promise their renters a... Click to Continue Reading

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noise pollution

Can Noise Pollution Be Cured?

We live in a noisy world–there’s no getting around it. From the electronics we rely on to the cars, trains and planes that get us around, there’s no end to noise pollution. It’s gotten to the point where it feels like there’s no silence left. Will we ever be able to go back to a... Click to Continue Reading

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what is White noise

What is White Noise?

Raise your hand if you’re one of the millions of people who need a little background noise to help them sleep at night! White noise, no matter how it’s generated, is an extremely popular method for getting a good night’s sleep…even if you don’t realize you’re using it. What is white noise? White noise is... Click to Continue Reading

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international noise awareness day

Make International Noise Awareness Day Every Day

We bet you didn’t even know April 27th’s International Noise Awareness Day existed, did you? Since noise affects so much of daily life, it makes sense to take time to think about the noise around us–and how to reduce it whenever possible. If you keep with our blog, you know how insidious noise is. Even... Click to Continue Reading

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Home Theater

Soundproofing A Home Theater

Imagine just bringing home the latest blockbuster movie on Blu-ray. You can hardly wait to watch it–but when you do, the movie’s special effects leave your walls rattling and the rest of your family complaining. If that sounds familiar, you probably haven’t soundproofed your space. Soundproofing a home theater makes it possible for the rest of... Click to Continue Reading

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power of silence on our brains

Silence Is Good For The Brain

Studies have shown that in our increasingly noisy world, our brains are working harder than ever to keep up. The importance of silence is overshadowed by the need to go, go, go. But the power of silence is staggering, and can’t be overlooked. Silence is good for the brain! Here are four reasons why adding... Click to Continue Reading

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The Problem of Noise in Hotels

Imagine being on a trip, whether for business or pleasure. You’ve had a long day, and the only thing keeping you going is the idea of getting to your room for a long rest. The only thing is, no one around you is resting. That’s the problem of noise in hotels—the fact that guests have... Click to Continue Reading

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recording studio

Soundproofing A Recording Studio

Soundproofing a recording studio has come a long way from walls lined with egg crate foam. But it’s not just a matter of keeping echo out of a track. The products used to enhance the quality of a recording work on many levels. Reverberation: If you’ve ever sang in the shower—and who hasn’t?—you know how... Click to Continue Reading

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how health is affected by noise

The Seven Areas Of Health Affected By Noise

As we’ve told you many times, it’s no secret our health is affected by noise. What you might not know is the World Health Organization classifies no fewer than seven areas of health which are adversely affected by noise pollution. Take a look at the list below. How many of these points sound familiar to... Click to Continue Reading

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Impact of noise on child development

The Impact Of Noise On Child Development

Do you have trouble carrying on conversation in a noisy restaurant? Does a busy office leave you struggling to concentrate? If you have this much difficulty because of noise, imagine how tough it is for small children to navigate loud environments! It’s more than just being startled by sounds, however—noise can impair child development and... Click to Continue Reading

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