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Soundproofing Options

by CustomHomes on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

 

soundproofingSoundproofing can be perfect for any home that has a budding musician, a small child, or an experienced instrumentalist. Soundproofing is a great way to make your home peaceful and relaxing. While music can always be a wonderful addition to your home it isn’t always nice for a four-hour jam sesh to fill your home while you are just trying to read. If you are building a new home, you can work with contractors to create the perfect soundproofing for you. Here are a few soundproofing options to consider.

Add Texture

Hexagonal and scale-shaped tiles are beautiful and unique additions to your home if you want to soundproof a room or a part of your home. They come in hundreds of color combinations, textures, and depth. This way you can create an interesting, functional work of art. That will be perfect to create a peaceful environment and a private setting for your jam session.

This is a perfect DIY in a new home or in a home you have lived in for years. These are usually fastened to the wall with sealant or simply nails and screws. It will give you plenty of ways to be creative and interesting. Just be sure to be patient and take your time installing the soundproofing material. It would be counter intuitive to install soundproofing that does not work or does not work as well as it could.

Install Professionally

If you are working on building your own home or wanted to install heavy-duty soundproofing you may want a contractor to install it. Contractors will be able to give you sound advice and work quickly to install the soundproofing properly. If you are working with contractors on a custom home be sure to discuss the ideas and plans while laying out blue prints. This way you will have plenty of time to change and rework the soundproofing plans if necessary. You will also be able to ask any questions you have.

Once they have installed the soundproofing they may also offer a guarantee for optimal performance. If the soundproofing doesn’t deliver, contractors will often come to your home to install further soundproofing or rework the current materials to stop noise from traveling.

 

 

+Ken Uhrich is lead Estimator and Purchaser at Custom Home Group, a Design/Build company, located in Lancaster County, PA. You can follow Ken on Twitter: @kuhrich Or visit his company website: www.customhomegroup.com