DIY Techniques for Improving Acoustics in Your Home

DIY Techniques for Improving Acoustics in Your Home

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A 'scream' is always just that - a noise and not music.
Carl Jung

Welcome back, fellow sound enthusiasts! At DECIBEL, we're all about embracing the symphony of life while curating tranquil environments that soothe the soul. In this edition of our noise chronicles, we're diving into the art of creating peaceful pockets full of calmness within our homes. Join us as we explore selected techniques for noise reduction.


Use Acoustic Panels

Acoustic panels are an affordable, easy-to-install, and effective way to upgrade the in your home. These panels are made from materials that absorb sound waves, such as wood, textile, and foam, and can be installed on walls or ceilings to help reduce noise transmission. They are available in a variety of sizes and shapes, and can even be customised to match your decor.

Divide and Conquer with Acoustic Separators

Designed to effectively absorb and dampen sound waves, the acoustic separators act as stylish and montage-free companions to any room. Whether creating private workspaces or maintaining a serene atmosphere in shared areas, the acoustic separators demonstrate how smart design can contribute to a quieter and more harmonious environment. We would advise you to choose a separator crafted from environmentally friendly materials.




Stop the Noise for Good with Soundproofing Panels

If you are serious about reducing noise in your home, you may want to consider fully soundproofing your home. This is the only effective and long-term solution to reducing noise levels. Soundproofing can involve installing soundproofing materials on your walls, ceilings, and floors. If you are looking for a completely DIY option - choose DECIBOARD.

Use Soundproofing Curtains

Incorporate cutting-edge technology with soundproof curtains. They are a simple way to reduce noise in your home. These marvels combine style and function, keeping the outside world's roar exactly where it belongs – outside. Usually, the curtains are made from heavy, dense materials that absorb sound waves, such as velvet or suede. They can be hung over windows or doors to help reduce the amount of noise that enters your home.




Additional Tactics for a Quieter Space

Use Soft Close Mechanisms

Ever been jolted awake by the clang of a cupboard door? Soft close mechanisms are a game-changer. Not only do they add a touch of luxury, but they also ensure your mornings start with serenity, not startling noises.

Update Your Book Library

For the bookworms among us, here's the next bonus: books are kind of sound absorbers. Create cosy corners with built-in bookshelves, and let your collection do double duty as a noise buffer. They won’t do the miracle though.

Add Plants to Your Environment

Plants can also help to reduce noise levels in your home. They can absorb certain levels of sound waves and can help to create a more peaceful and relaxing environment. Some plants that are particularly effective at noise reduction include:

  • Bamboo
  • Palm trees
  • Peace lilies
  • Spider plants
  • English ivy




Echoes of Knowledge

And there you have it, fellow sound sculptors – you have proven techniques for noise reduction that will transform your home into a haven of peace and tranquillity. At DECIBEL, we believe that crafting a space where sound nurtures rather than disturbs is an art form, and these methods are your palette. So, let's celebrate the beauty of a hushed home together, one decibel at a time. Remember, in the symphony of life, you're the conductor of your harmony.

Ready to embrace the joy of a quieter life? Explore DECIBEL's handpicked collections of soundproofing and acoustics solutions and embark on your journey towards a serenely soulful home.


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