How to Soundproof a Living Room

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How to Soundproof a Living Room

Living Room Soundproofing Living rooms need to be soundproofed to reduce external and internal sources of impact and airborne noise transmission including foot traffic, music and road noise. Soundproofing will also reduce the transmission of noise from the living room into others. A soundproofed living room will provide occupants with excellent living conditions and help

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Why is Soundproofing Important?

Meeting Building Regulations Soundproofing is required on new build and refurbishment projects in order to meet Part E Building Regulations. A qualified acoustic engineer must be employed to complete impact and airborne tests that determine whether the regulations have been met. These tests capture specific impact and airborne noise values in order for a project

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What are Part E Building Regulations?

Part E Building Regulations Part E Building Regulations concerns the sound performance standards that must be met in order for a development to be considered fit for occupation. A project will not be signed off by building control if it doesn’t meet these standards. To meet these standards for new build and refurbishment developments soundproofing

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What Soundproofing do I need for my project?

Soundproof Your Next Project With so many soundproofing solutions available it can be difficult to identify the best acoustic products for your application. There are multiple solutions and combinations for different types of new build and refurbishment projects. Acoustic floor panels, battens and soundproofing rolls are just some of the products that can be used.

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What is a Resilient Layer?

Resilient Layers A resilient layer is the technical term used to describe a material with excellent endurance and resistant properties. It is frequently used here to describe a materials excellent ability to eliminate noise transmission and help achieve Part E Building Regulations. In most cases resilient layers are effective in eliminating airborne noise transmission. Resilient

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How to Soundproof a New Build Floor

Soundproofing a New Build Floor Soundproofing a new build floor is traditionally more straight forward than a refurbishment project. The type of construction type is easily identifiable on a new build project and there is last chance of building irregularities. Depending on the type of construction there are various sound insulation options for floors. Products

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What is an Acoustic Chippanel?

Acoustic Chippanels for Floor Applications Acoustic chippanels are a soundproofing solution for floors. They are popular method of meeting Part E Building Regulations (sound) on existing developments. Acoustic chippanels are quick and simple to install making them suitable for skilled and novice installers. When installed as part of a complete soundproofing system they are an

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How to Soundproof an Existing Floor

Soundproofing a Floor, as part of a Refurbishment Project Meeting the soundproofing demands of an existing development can be extremely challenging. Refurbishment timber floors typically lack mass, resulting in issues with meeting the airborne and impact performance values required to achieve Building Regulations. Refurbishment concrete floors may not feature any acoustic treatment resulting in issues

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