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Why Would Anyone Soundproof a Room?

Thu 17 Dec 2009 - 11:22

Why Would Anyone Soundproof a Room?
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Ray_B_Spencer]Ray B Spencer

There are many reasons one would soundproof a room. You may live in a duplex with thin walls, operate a home office or even want to try your hand at a home recording studio. Whatever the reason may be sometimes it is necessary to soundproof a room in order to live or work peacefully.

When soundproofing is mentioned most, if not all, people believe it is an expensive process but in fact it does not have to be. If you are trying to soundproof on a budget then there are extremely cost-effective ways to do so, without spending much money at all. Household items can even be used without having to purchase anything.

Pull out the old rolled up carpet in the attic or unused blankets and drape them on the walls of the room that is to be soundproofed, which can definitely help to drown out outside noises. For added soundproofing with a readily available item, ready to be discarded egg cartons can be tacked onto the carpet or used alone.

The above suggestions are for those on a budget but for those that are willing to spend the money, there are more expensive and more effective methods and products available. A sample of the products available is IsoTrax which is material that can installed on newly constructed or existing walls. The cost of one unit is $128 per unit and one unit covers 64 sq ft. To complete an entire room, depending, on the size, the cost will be well over $200.

The great thing about using the household items or the more expensive purchased materials is that either way the installation is do-it-yourself. However, if money is no object there are of course companies that will soundproof for you. There are many options when considering soundproofing a room and definitely one that will fit any need or budget.

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