Soundproofer Braintree Essex (CM7): If you are concerned about the amount of noise that is assailing your Braintree property, be it in a bedroom, studio, home office or living room, you should look at installing some soundproofing. You could also be aware of noise from a home cinema or family room seeping out and causing a disturbance to others. No matter what soundproofing requirements are needed, it will be vital for you and your neighbour's peace of mind.
Before we can identify techniques for reducing sound pollution, it would be advantageous to understand just how sound travels.
Sound basically travels in two ways around a home:
1. Through objects by the vibration of the material.
2. Through the air by vibration of air molecules.
Sound can also be transmitted through water, but unless you are looking at soundproofing an aquarium or swimming pool we'll simply concentrate on the isolation via air and materials.
SOUND TRAVEL THROUGH THE AIR
Any ill fitting windows, gaps around doors, open ducting and even light fittings and electrical sockets can all be methods of transmission of sound into or outside a room. All noise vibrates the air molecules and this vibration is what we hear as sound. All sounds are transmitted through the air in the same fashion; it does not matter if it's kids playing, road traffic, heavy machinery, aeroplanes or music that generates the sound.
You should therefore think of a room as a boat and carefully inspect it for leaks that need sealing before you can sail it.
SOUND TRAVEL THROUGH OBJECTS AND STRUCTURES
We now know that sounds are just the vibration of air being processed by the ear, but that vibration is also reflected by or transferred to solid objects. Sound will cause vibrations in the floors, ceilings and walls of your rooms, and can result in a resonation effect that is transferred outside the room itself. Even a solid concrete room, such as a basement, can create a resonance path which transports sound waves, and sometimes amplify them, to other areas of a building.
So, how can we stop these sounds affecting others? Soundproofing obviously.
BASIC SOUNDPROOFING STEPS
If you've got bare floorboards or floor surfaces, think about covering them with carpet or laying a few rugs to help in reducing any sound reflections and vibrations. These soft coverings and rugs will help to soak up sounds and can also add a bit of style to an otherwise bare room. Hanging wall coverings and curtains can also damp down sound reflections and vibrations through walls and windows without the need for a team of professional soundproofing installers.
Track down areas in your rooms where noise can come in or escape from; light fittings, windows, doors and electrical sockets, and seal up any gaps or holes. Stopping up the gaps and holes with an acoustic sealant found in some DIY and building material shops, can make a big difference to how your room sounds. They are a little more pricey than normal sealants or plaster, but they're worth the cost for their soundproofing efficiency.
If your room is an empty canvas and you're doing the soundproofing as you renovate or decorate, consider installing another layer of plasterboard or soundboard, (also known as sheet rock, drywall or gypsum board). Plasterboard is a fairly dense material which is both economical and efficient in soundproofing an area. It's excellent for areas such as movie rooms, music studios or studies that are being built within a property. If you do decide to use plasterboard to help with your soundproofing it is best to employ a specialist fitter in Braintree, to get the maximum possible benefit from its installment.
One final easy soundproofing remedy is to check the materials your doors are made of. If you've got hollow doors installed in your rooms you'll find that they can vibrate with any sound that hits them. If you are able to change to solid core doors you'll find it boosts your soundproofing at minimal extra cost.
PROFESSIONAL SOUNDPROOFING SOLUTIONS BRAINTREE
If your home is in a high sound pollution location, such as near an airport or next to busy roads, you'll need to be more inventive in how to improve the soundproofing qualities of your home. This is when hiring the services of an established soundproofing installer will bring the most effective results.
The first questions you can expect to be asked are:
- What are the dimensions of the space or room that needs to be soundproofed?
- What is the room you wish to soundproof made from? (i.e. a fully lined concrete wall, a brick wall or a stud partition wall).
- Which is the main point where the sound creates the most issues? i.e. Is it emanating from the walls, down from above, up through the floors or through doors/windows, or is it a mixture of all factors.
- What sounds or noise are you attempting to eliminate? i.e. External factors like road noise, aircraft, noisy neighbours etc, or sounds within your property from a teenagers bedroom or family room.
With answers to these questions a good quality soundproofing firm in Braintree will provide you with solutions for your situation, and just as importantly, your allotted budget. There'll be different remedies for each of the main key areas of the space that you want to soundproof.
PROFESSIONAL SOUNDPROOFING OF CEILINGS, FLOORS and WALLS
2 key components are required to soundproof any type of space:
- Reduce the ways that sound is reflected off and transmitted through hard surfaces.
- Maximise the absorption of sound.
To effectively analyse the soundproofing areas that need improvement, an on-site survey needs to be performed by a soundproofing company in Braintree.
A professional will evaluate the different methods for adding mass and density to the problem areas. This additional mass will help to enhance the absorption of sound through the use of acoustic rubber or foam to gain the maximum sound reduction impacts.
The insulation between any existing voids will be improved to lessen the noise resonation and amplification of these sound boxes. If you picture such spaces as similar to a drum or wooden cajon then you'll appreciate that by leaving floor or ceiling joist spaces and wall cavities empty, you're effectively creating a noise amplifying area.
Soundproofing is enhanced if multiple layers of different density materials are utilised, as opposed to installing only one sort of material. This is because the different material densities react in different ways with different frequencies and will provide a better resolution to your soundproofing.
Any soundproofing contractor in Braintree will need to adhere to the the Building Regulations (Part E), if your property is residential in nature. This set of regulations is a requirement in law to protect yourself and neighbours from the effects of sound pollution in an environment where folks live and work.
Keep an eye out for contractors displaying the logos of the Institute of Acoustics or the Association of Noise Consultants to guarantee that you're dealing with a business that is knowledgable and fully qualified in the soundproofing sector. Any Braintree company displaying ANC or IOA accreditation will have been vetted to make sure they provide the highest quality, reliability and standards of work within the industry.
Where is Soundproofing Available?
Soundproofing services are available in Braintree and also nearby in: Chelmsford, Great Leighs, Great Dunmow, Cressing, Halstead, Finchingfield, Gosfield, Silver End, Coggeshall, Witham, Black Notley, Bocking, Great Notley, Bradwell, Stisted, Shalford, Rayne, Panfield, and in these postcodes CM7 1FR, CM7 1FG, CM7 1DZ, CM7 0BX, CM7 0HE, CM7 0ST, CM7 1DB, CM6 3QX, CM7 0HX, CM7 0SH. Locally based Braintree soundproofing specialists will likely have the postcode CM7 and the telephone dialling code 01376.
In the Essex area you'll also find: Stebbing soundproofing services, Cold Norton soundproofers, Margaretting soundproofers, Canewdon soundproofing, Mountnessing soundproofers, West Thurrock soundproofers, Great Bardfield soundproofing services, Latchingdon soundproofing, Wivenhoe soundproofing, St Lawrence soundproofing, Great Tey soundproofers, Galleywood soundproofers, Canewdon soundproofers, Rowhedge soundproofers, Cold Norton soundproofing, Pitsea soundproofing, Tolleshunt Darcy soundproofing services, Abridge soundproofing services, Little Waltham soundproofing services, Fordham soundproofers, Birch soundproofing, Benfleet soundproofing services, Laindon soundproofing, Walton on the Naze soundproofing, Mayland soundproofing, Great Oakley soundproofing, Thornwood Common soundproofing, Barnston soundproofing services, Stapleford Abbotts soundproofers, Eight Ash Green soundproofers.
Soundproofing Enquiries Essex
Current Essex soundproofing customer enquiries: Tyler-James Howes recently asked for an estimate for soundproofing a music room in a semi-detached house in Chadwell St Mary, Essex. Owen Orme recently asked for a quote for soundproofing a flat in High Ongar, Essex. Ashwin and Maggie Knight recently requested a quotation for soundproofing the walls of a detached house in Roydon. Julius Kipling and Milana Kipling recently requested an estimate for soundproofing a reading room in Abridge, Essex. Coby Doyle and Ines Doyle recently requested a quote for improving the soundproofing on a party wall in Little Waltham, Essex. Nellie Meakin recently enquired about getting a price for reducing the levels of sound transmission in a house in Dedham, Essex. Buddy Fitzpatrick and Maggie Fitzpatrick recently asked for a quotation for soundproofing a loft conversion in a cottage in Winchelsea Beach, Essex. Savannah Grant recently requested a quote for installing secondary acoustic glazing in a detached house in Broomfield, Essex.
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Soundproofing Near Braintree
Also: Cressing soundproofing, Great Notley soundproofing, Black Notley soundproofing, Witham soundproofing, Bradwell soundproofing, Coggeshall soundproofing, Halstead soundproofing, Panfield soundproofing, Chelmsford soundproofing, Gosfield soundproofing, Finchingfield soundproofing, Great Dunmow soundproofing, Rayne soundproofing, Stisted soundproofing, Shalford soundproofing, Great Leighs soundproofing, Silver End soundproofing, Bocking and more.
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Soundproofing Around Braintree
Soundproofing work has recently been done in the following Braintree roads and streets - Angle Side, Enterprise Court, Greene View, Byron Close, Brunel Road, Rose Hill, Keats Avenue, Rushmoor Drive, Benfield Way, Park Drive, Goldingham Drive, Brise Close, Wickham Crescent, Coggeshall Road, Dickens Close, Bennett Close, Leonard Mews, Nineacres, Challis Lane, Bramley Close, Forsyth Drive, The Yard, Manor Street, South Street, Camulus Close, Gresley Drive, as well as these Braintree area postcodes: CM7 1FR, CM7 1FG, CM7 1DZ, CM7 0BX, CM7 0HE, CM7 0ST, CM7 1DB, CM6 3QX, CM7 0HX, CM7 0SH.
Other Tradespeople in Braintree Essex
Of course, when you are doing home remodeling in Braintree, Essex, you will probably be in need of all kinds of different tradespeople and apart from a soundproofing specialist in Braintree, Essex, you may also need a building contractor in Braintree, a flooring specialist in Braintree, a tiler in Braintree, a bricklayer in Braintree, a window fitter in Braintree, a handyman in Braintree, metalworkers in Braintree, a plumber in Braintree, a plasterer in Braintree, a cleaner in Braintree, a carpenter in Braintree, an electrician in Braintree, a painter/decorator in Braintree, waste removal in Braintree, and other different Braintree tradesmen.
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