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Soundproofer Chorley Lancashire (PR7): If you're worried by the amount of noise that's invading your Chorley property, be it in a studio, home office, bedroom or living room, you ought to contemplate installing or upgrading the soundproofing. Conversely you might wish to soundproof an individual room to keep load noises in, such as in a family room or home cinema, to avoid disturbing others. Whatever your requirements are, soundproofing will give you peace of mind.

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Before we can find strategies for countering sound pollution, it might help if we understand precisely how sound travels.

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Sound basically travels in two ways around a room:

1. By the vibration of air molecules.

2. Through the vibration of objects or materials.

Although sound also travels through liquids, unless you are looking to reduce noises from a swimming pool or aquarium, we'll just be interested in how to reduce sound levels in rooms within a structure.


Sound can be transmitted into and out of a room through heating ducts, gaps around doors, ill fitting windows and even electrical switches and sockets. What we identify and hear as sound is essentially air molucules being vibrated and being picked up by our ear drum. Regardless of the source of the noise; children playing, heavy machinery, music, nearby traffic or aircraft, all sounds are produced and transferred in precisely the same way.

It is helpful to think of a room as a boat and inspect it carefully for leaks that need to be plugged before you can dare to sail it.


Sound waves can also be transferred to, reflected by or absorbed by solid objects and structures. Sound will vibrate the floors, walls and ceilings of your rooms, and can lead to a resonation effect that is transmitted outside of the area. Even a room made from solid concrete, such as a cellar, can create a resonance path which channels any sound waves, and sometimes amplify them, to other parts of a building.

How should we stop these vibrations and sounds from having an adverse effect on other people? Soundproofing is the answer.


A bare floor surface resonates more than one covered with a rug or carpet. Not only will such a simple solution reduce your noise pollution problem, it can also spruce up the room. Curtains, and especially heavy blackout styles, will also suppress any noises from invading or escaping the area, cost-effectively and without requiring professional installation.

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Another economical and DIY remedy is to plug any gaps or holes around electrical sockets, door frames, light fittings and windows. There are unique acoustic sealants available to buy which absorb the sound waves, and don't transfer them to surrounding materials. Acoustic sealants are inclined to be slightly more expensive than regular sealant products, but their unique soundproofing qualities far outweigh the additional cost.

For anybody renovating a property or redecorating a room, evaluate the soundproofing properties of adding another layer of plasterboard or soundboard, (also known as drywall, gypsum board or sheet rock), whilst you are tackling the work. Plasterboard is a fairly dense material that's both effective and economical for soundproofing purposes. It's effective if you are installing a studio, home cinema or home office in your house in Chorley. If you aren't familiar with fitting plasterboard and framing, it's advisable to use a specialist Chorley contractor to guarantee you the optimum soundproofing benefits from its use.

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One final easy soundproofing solution is to look at the materials from which your doors are made. If you've got hollow doors in your rooms you will discover they can resonate and vibrate with any sound that they experience. Exchanging hollow core doors for solid core will improve the soundproofing qualities of an area with only a little more cost.


If you happen to live in a high noise pollution location, such as next to a busy road or near an airport, you will have to be more ingenius in how to increase the soundproofing qualities of your house. The best solution for resolving these problems is to bring in a reliable soundproofing and acoustic contractor from your local area.

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They will ask the four following questions during a basic analysis of your needs:

  1. Exactly where is the main source of the sound emanating from? i.e. Overhead, through the floors, doors, windows, ceiling or walls, or a combination.
  2. What is the space you want to soundproof constructed from? (i.e. a brick wall, a plasterboarded partition wall or a lined concrete wall).
  3. What's the size of the space or room that must be soundproofed?
  4. What sounds or noise are you trying to eliminate? i.e. External things like neighbours, road noise, passing trains etc, or sounds inside your property from a teenagers bedroom or family room.

With honest answers to these questions a trustworthy soundproofing specialist in Chorley will work out solutions to suit your circumstances, and just as important, your budget. The parts of your room that are causing the biggest noise issues may each need different solutions.


2 key approaches are required to soundproof any sort of space:

  1. Increase and maximise the level of sound absorption.
  2. Cut down on the effects on the way sound is transmitted through and reflected by hard surfaces.

To accurately assess the areas that need to be improved, a site survey needs to be performed by a professional soundproofing team.

A professional soundproofer will look at the different ways to add density and mass to the troublesome areas. The use of acoustic foams and rubbers of varying mass and density will help to absorb noise and reduce reflections and transmission sources.

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Any uninsulated voids in the room might need some form of deadening material to be installed between them to lessen noise resonation. If you visualise a drum for example, you are looking at a sound increasing void surrounded by a resonating material; essentially what you may find within ceiling and floor joists, or cavities in walls.

Soundproofing is enhanced if multiple layers of different density materials are employed, rather than installing only one sort of material. This is because different materials react better with different frequencies and will deliver a much better overall resolution to your soundproofing exploits.

Any soundproofing specialist in Chorley will need to follow the Part E of the Building Regulations, if your property is residential in nature. This set of regulations is a legally binding requirement to protect yourself and neighbours from being affected by noise pollution in an area where people work and live.

The Association of Noise Consultants and the Institute of Acoustics are recognised trade organisations who offer qualifications and training, and represent the very best in companies and contractors that offer soundproofing services. Any Chorley company displaying IOA or ANC accreditation has been vetted to ensure they offer the highest quality, standards and reliability of workmanship within the industry.

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Soundproofing is available in Chorley and also in: Brinscall, Heath Charnock, Bamber Bridge, Brindle, Heapey, Coppull, Whittle-le-Woods, Limbrick, Fishwick, Cowling, Euxton, Charnock Richard, Birkacre, Ribbleton, Wheelton, Thorpe Green, and in these postcodes PR6 0JR, PR6 0EE, PR6 0DY, PR6 0RA, PR6 0NR, PR6 0EF, PR6 0ER, PR6 0PU, PR6 0EG, PR6 0HN. Locally based Chorley soundproofing specialists will probably have the telephone code 01257 and the postcode PR7. Click the "quote" banner to get information on soundproofing in your area.

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A wealth of information and facts on soundproofing is available on any of the soundproofing related forums, so why don't you head over to the AV Soundproofing Forum. To discover more about soundproofing on social websites, check this out. If you'd like to learn more on soundproofing, you'll find info on porous absorbers, residential soundproofing, commercial soundproofing, ceiling soundproofing, resonant absorbers, noise cancellation, wall soundproofing and floor soundproofing, by going to Wikipedia. To do a search for recommended and approved soundproofing installers in Chorley you could head to the government endorsed Trustmark or Rated People. It is also recommended that you search for certified Chorley soundproofing installers by paying a visit to the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) website where its paid up members are qualified, vetted and properly insured. Get the essentials on soundproofing a room by watching You Tube here There are plenty of great posts about soundproofing on the internet, therefore if you are interested to find out about how to soundproof your house head here.

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Some Chorley roads where soundproofing has recently been done - Dove Cote, Brownley Street, Carr Lane, Towngate Court, Anderton Mill, Cemetery View, Chiltern Avenue, Derby Place, Calder Avenue, Dunscar Drive, Bracken Close, Charter Lane, Chatsworth Close, Chartwell Close, Briar Avenue, Dickens Road, Bingley Close, Brancker Street, Sandringham Drive, Tennyson Avenue, Bowland Avenue, Selbourne Street, Brindle Street, Carlisle Place, Steeley Lane, Cottam Street, Crook Street, as well as the following Chorley area postcodes: PR6 0JR, PR6 0EE, PR6 0DY, PR6 0RA, PR6 0NR, PR6 0EF, PR6 0ER, PR6 0PU, PR6 0EG, PR6 0HN.

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