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Soundproofer Waterlooville Hampshire (PO7): If you're concerned about the level of noise in your Waterlooville property, be it in a home office, living room, studio or bedroom, you ought to consider installing or upgrading the soundproofing. Alternatively you might wish to soundproof a single room to keep noise in, for instance in a home cinema or family room, so that others aren't disturbed. Whichever soundproofing needs are required, it's vital for you and your neighbour's sanity and peace of mind.

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First of all it might help if we get our heads around just how sound travels before we are able to identify ways to combat any loud noise getting into or out of your property.

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Sound is able to travel in a couple of ways:

1. Around and within a solid object by reflection and vibration.

2. Through the air by vibration of air molecules.

As whale and dolphin song shows, sound also travels through water, but unless you wish to soundproof an aquarium or pool we will just look at the methods of soundproofing buildings and rooms.


If you check around your area to be soundproofed and discover open air-ducting, gaps around doors, ill fitting windows and even electrical sockets and light fittings, these are all aspects that can cause the transmission of sound. All sound and noise will initiate the vibration and movement of the molecules in the air, and it is this that we hear and identify. All sounds travel through the air in this same way; it doesn't matter if it's music playing, road traffic, machinery, aeroplanes or kids playing that creates the sound.

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


Sound waves can also be absorbed by, reflected by or transferred to solid objects and structures. Sound will cause vibrations in the floors, walls and ceilings of your rooms, and may result in a resonation effect that is transferred outside of the room itself. Even a room made from solid concrete, such as a basement, can generate a path of resonance which transports any sound waves, and sometimes amplify them, to other parts of a building.

How can we stop these sounds and vibrations affecting other people? Soundproofing is the solution.


If you've got bare floors or floorboards, think about covering them with carpet or putting down a few rugs to help in reducing any sound reflections and vibrations. Such a simple and straightforward solution can spruce up a room and help dampen down any noises at the same time. Window drapes and wall coverings can also be employed to boost soundproofing and are simple to fit and maintain.

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Another cost-effective and do-it-yourself solution is to plug any gaps or holes around light fittings, electrical sockets, door frames and windows. You can find specialist acoustic sealants in many DIY outlets which moderate the transmission of sound by absorbing it. There could be a considerable difference in the price compared to a regular sealant, however the soundproofing abilities are much better and can make a huge difference to a room.

For anyone renovating a property or redecorating a room, look at the soundproofing properties of adding another layer of plasterboard or soundboard, (also called drywall, sheet rock or gyproc), while you are carrying out this work. This is an economic and efficient soundproofing material because of its dense nature. If you are putting in a home office, games room or cinema room then plasterboard will help to minimise sound transmission from and to that room, and can be decorated easily after installation. If you aren't proficient in fitting plasterboard and framing, it is generally advisable to use a specialist Waterlooville contractor to guarantee you the optimum soundproofing benefits from its installation.

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The final do-it-yourself solution is to think about the doors within your home in Waterlooville. If you've got hollow doors installed in your rooms you will find that they can resonate and vibrate with any sound that is aimed at them. Changing hollow core doors for solid core will appreciably enhance the soundproofing of an area with only a little more cost.


If you happen to live in a high noise pollution location, such as near an airport or next to busy roads, you'll have to be more ingenius in how to improve the soundproofing qualities of your home. This is where appointing the services of an experienced soundproofing company will deliver the greatest results.

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The first questions you should be asked are:

  1. What noise or sounds are you wanting to subdue? i.e. External issues like overflying aircraft, street noise, noisy neighbours etc, or sounds inside your home from a family room or teenagers bedroom.
  2. How large is the room you need to have soundproofed?
  3. Exactly where is the primary source of the sound emanating from? i.e. Above, through the walls, windows, doors, ceiling or flooring, or a combination of everything.
  4. What area requires soundproofing? i.e. Is it a concrete lined basement, a plasterboard partition room, a loft conversion or a brick walled room.

Your answers to these queries will allow you to receive estimates for the various available solutions that match your needs. They'll provide different strategies to soundproof each of the problem areas within your room.


To soundproof any type of room requires two key components:

  1. Minimise sound resonating and amplifying.
  2. Increase the absorption of sound.

Doing this requires a site survey to see what areas need developing from the current condition.

Conclusions from the survey will probably include adding some materials of different densities and masses to help maximise the soundproofing capabilities of the room. This extra mass will include ways to improve the absorption of noises by means of acoustic foam or rubber to gain the maximum sound reduction impacts.

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The insulation between any voids will be upgraded or improved to reduce the sound amplification and resonation of these "sound boxes". Wall cavities or flooring and ceiling voids can all be assimilated with a drum, where the space acts as an amplifying area for any unwelcome sounds.

It's better to use mixed layers of different density materials to soak up unwelcome sounds than a single layer made from one soundproofing material. The diverse materials will eliminate different sound frequencies and offer a more sympathetic feeling and auditory experience to a room.

All soundproofing firms in Waterlooville must follow the requirements for domestic properties as specified by Part E of the Building Regulations. This set of regulations is a legally binding requirement to protect yourself and neighbours from the negative effects of noise pollution in a setting where people live and work.

Trade organisations in the soundproofing sector that offer training, qualifications and guidance are the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) and the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC). Any Waterlooville firm showing IOA or ANC accreditation will have been appraised to ensure they provide the highest quality, standards and reliability of work within the industry.

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Soundproofing services are available in Waterlooville and also in: Purbrook, Denmead, Havant, Anmore, Blendworth, Bedhampton, Widley, Catherington, Clanfield, Stakes, Leigh Park, Lovedean, Horndean, Rowlands Castle, Red Hill, Cowplain, and in these postcodes PO7 7JH, PO7 6DY, PO7 7JA, PO7 7BL, PO7 6UP, PO7 6DU, PO7 7DE, PO7 7JY, PO7 6EE, PO7 7AT. Locally based Waterlooville soundproofing specialists will probably have the postcode PO7 and the telephone code 023.

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Some Waterlooville areas where soundproofing work has recently been done - Dorrita Avenue, Bushy Mead, Derwent Close, Avondale Road, Ashling Gardens, Clinton Road, Buckland Close, Chaplains Close, Thresher Close, Bernina Close, Dudleston Heath Drive, Anmore Lane, Stephen Close, Durland Road, Downham Close, Sandy Brow, Courtlands Terrace, Aysgarth Road, Bliss Close, Bursledon Place, Broom Close, Anmore Road, Briar Close, Delft Gardens, Sunderton Lane, Acorn Gardens, Tor Close, The Vale, as well as these local Waterlooville postcodes: PO7 7JH, PO7 6DY, PO7 7JA, PO7 7BL, PO7 6UP, PO7 6DU, PO7 7DE, PO7 7JY, PO7 6EE, PO7 7AT.

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