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Soundproofer Bangor Northern Ireland (BT19): If the level of noise is causing problems in your home in Bangor then it might be time to think about some soundproofing to make your studio, lounge, bedroom or home office a haven of peace and quiet from the outside world. In some instances you may be thinking about soundproofing so you don't disturb others from a music room, children's room or home cinema. Whatever your requirements are, soundproofing will provide you with sanity and peace of mind.

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It is important to realise how sound is transmitted around an area before it is possible to identify methods to prevent it from occurring.

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Sound basically moves in two ways throughout your room:

1. The vibration or air molecules through the air.

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

Sound also travels through water, but unless you're looking at soundproofing an aquarium or pool we will simply concern ourselves with the isolation through materials and air.


Sounds can be transferred out of and into a room through heating ducts, ill fitted windows, gaps around doors and even light fittings and electrical sockets. All noise and sound will initiate the vibration and movement of the molecules in the air, and it is this that we pick up and hear. No matter the source of the noise; nearby traffic, machinery, music playing, kids playing or aeroplanes, all sound is created and transmitted in precisely the same manner.

Any gaps in a room can be regarded as a leak and will have to be plugged.


If sound moves through the air by vibration, then it seems logical that this vibration can be transferred to, reflected by or absorbed by different solid materials. Sound can be transported around a dwelling from its original source through the vibration of walls, floors and ceilings. Even if a room is encased in a dense material that is somewhat resistant to vibrations, such as a concrete lined basement, the sound can be transmitted and perhaps even amplified to other areas of the structure.

So, how can we stop these sounds affecting other people? Soundproofing of course.


A bare floor is more resonant than one covered by a carpet or rug. The rugs or other soft coverings will help soak up noise but can also add a bit of style to a previously bare room. Wall coverings or window drapes can also be employed to boost soundproofing and are easy to fit and maintain.

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Another economical and do-it-yourself solution is to plug any holes or gaps around door frames, light fittings, windows and electrical sockets. There are some unique acoustic sealants available on the market which suppress the sound waves, and do not transmit them to the surrounding materials. Acoustic sealants are inclined to be a touch more pricey than normal plaster or other sealant products, but their impressive soundproofing qualities far outweigh the small additional cost.

For those of you redecorating a room or renovating a property, evaluate the soundproofing properties of adding an extra skin of plasterboard or soundboard, (also known as gyproc, drywall or sheet rock), whilst you're undertaking this project. This is an efficient and economical soundproofing material because of its dense nature. It is superb if you are installing a studio, home office or cinema room in your house in Bangor. If you do decide to use plasterboard to aid your soundproofing exploits it is better to hire a specialist fitter in Bangor, to achieve the maximum possible effect from its installment.

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The final solution for DIY enthusiasts is to think about the doors in your home in Bangor. Hollow doors are relatively cheap although their soundproofing capabilities are a far cry from the best. If you are able to change to solid wood doors you'll find it enhances your room's soundproofing at little extra cost.


Some homes, such as those on aircraft flight-paths or next to busy roads, have naturally more sound pollution problems and will need other ways to resolve the predicament. The best solution for resolving these issues is to contact a professional soundproofing and acoustic contractor from the local region.

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They will ask the following four questions during the initial assessment of your needs:

  1. Which is the main area where the noise creates the most issues? i.e. Is it emanating from the walls, through doors, down from above or up through the floors, or is it a mix of all these factors.
  2. What are the particular noises that need to soundproofed? i.e. Is it external noises such as road noise, neighbours playing loud music, trains etc, or is it from inside your house such as a home cinema or music studio.
  3. How big is the space requiring soundproofing?
  4. What space needs soundproofing? i.e. Is it a concrete lined basement, a loft conversion, a stud partitioned room or a brick walled room.

Your answers to such queries will allow you to receive estimates for the various available solutions to suit your circumstances. There'll be different solutions for each of the main key areas of the room that you want to soundproof.


There are two areas that must be addressed to soundproof any space or room:

  1. Reduce the effect of sound vibration, amplification and reflection by solid surfaces.
  2. The absorption of sound will have to be enhanced.

This will require an on-site survey to verify which areas require enhancing from the current condition.

A specialist will evaluate the different ways to add mass and density to the areas with problems. Soundproofing will be improved by the addition of acoustic rubber, foam and other materials which will absorb sound waves and improve and a room's sound quality.

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Insulation between any voids will be upgraded or improved to lower the noise resonation and amplification of these "sound boxes". If you picture such spaces like a drum or wooden cajon then you will see that by leaving floor or ceiling joist spaces and wall cavities open, you are creating a sound amplifying area.

It is best to use combined layers of different densities to soak up undesirable noises than a single layer made of one kind of soundproofing material. This is due to the fact that the various different materials react in different ways with varying frequencies and will deliver a better overall resolution to your soundproofing exploits.

Part E of the Building Regulations regulate the soundproofing of residential properties, and will have to be followed by any soundproofing specialist in Bangor. Such regulations should be followed in order to safeguard yourself and neighbours from being negatively impacted by noise pollution.

The Institute of Acoustics (IOA) and the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) are trade bodies who provide qualifications and training, and are representative of the very best in companies and contractors that offer soundproofing solutions. Any Bangor contractor bearing ANC or IOA accreditation will have been vetted to ensure they provide the highest quality, standards and reliability of workmanship within the industry.

Where is it Available?

Soundproofing is available in Bangor and also in: Menai Bridge, Bethesda, Tregarth, Bethel, Tal-y-bont, Llandegfan, Llanberis, Llanllechid, Caernarfon, Beaumaris, Anglesey, Llanfairfechan, Llandygai, Port Penryn, Abergwyngregyn, and in these postcodes BT19 1RS, BT19 1NP, BT19 1HA, BT19 1HQ, BT19 1PA, BT19 1GP, BT19 1GU, BT19 1AU, BT19 1BY, BT19 1LZ. Locally based Bangor soundproofing specialists will most likely have the postcode BT19 and the phone code 028. Click the "quote" banner or form to get info on soundproofing in your area.


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If you'd like to discover more details on soundproofing, you'll find info on wall soundproofing, resonant absorbers, porous absorbers, commercial soundproofing, noise barriers, residential soundproofing, floor soundproofing and ceiling soundproofing, by visiting Wikipedia. To look for recommended and accredited soundproofing installers in Bangor you can head over to Rated People or the government authorized Trustmark. You can also look for accredited Bangor soundproofing installers on the the Association of Noise Consultants website where its signed up members are vetted, properly insured and qualified. To immerse yourself in the world of soundproofing head to the AV Soundproofing Forum. If you'd like to find out more on the best soundproofing materials check this out. Get the fundamentals on soundproofing a room by watching You Tube here To discover the most current soundproofing developments on social media websites, check this out.

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Soundproofing work has recently been done in these Bangor streets - Downshire Court, Glen Annesley Gardens, Wood View, Grove Park, Glendale Avenue, The Elms, Lord Warden's Green, Abbey Mount, Upritchard Gardens, Silverstream Park, Somerset Avenue, Rowan Glen, Beechfield Avenue, Hazeldene Gardens, Donaghadee Road, Quay Street, Cranley Avenue, Lord Warden's Chase, Primrose Street, Balmoral Drive, Seymour Park, Greenmount Court, Chester Park, Crawfordsburn Road, Albert Street, Dunkeld Court, Alandale Mews, Moira Drive, Silverstream Gardens, Corvally Court, as well as these local Bangor postcodes: BT19 1RS, BT19 1NP, BT19 1HA, BT19 1HQ, BT19 1PA, BT19 1GP, BT19 1GU, BT19 1AU, BT19 1BY, BT19 1LZ.

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