Soundproofing Bungay

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Soundproofer Bungay Suffolk (NR35): If the level of noise is an issue in your home in Bungay then it might be time to look at installing soundproofing to make your lounge, studio, bedroom or home office a retreat of peace and quiet from your fellow occupants, neighbours and the outside world. Alternatively you may want to soundproof an individual room to keep noise in, for example in a family room or home cinema, so that others don't get disturbed. Whatever your needs, soundproofing will help to maintain your sanity and peace of mind.

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It is important for us to understand how sound travels around a building before it's possible to find strategies to prevent it from happening.

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Basically, sound travels in two ways around a home:

1. Through the air by vibration of air molecules.

2. Through the vibration of objects or materials.

As dolphin and whale song demonstrates, sound also travels long distances through water, however unless your intention is to soundproof a pool or aquarium we'll look only at the techniques of soundproofing rooms and structures.


If you take a good look at the space to be soundproofed and discover ill fitting windows, heating ducts, gaps around doors and even electrical switches and sockets, these are all causes of sound transmission. All noise vibrates the air molecules and these vibrations are what we hear and identify as sound. It does not matter whether it's heavy machinery, children playing, music playing, aeroplanes or nearby traffic, they all produce and transfer sound in the same manner.

Any openings in the room can be looked at as leaks and will need to be closed off.


Sound waves can additionally be absorbed by, reflected by or transferred to solid objects and structures. The ceilings, floors and walls will all affect how sound moves around an area, and can even transport those vibrations to other rooms in a property. Even a solid concrete room, such as a cellar, can generate a path of resonance which transmits any sound waves, and sometimes amplify them, to other parts of a dwelling.

However, how can these sound generating effects be prevented from causing a problem? The answer is not surprisingly, soundproofing!


If you've got bare floors or floorboards, think about laying a few rugs or cover with a carpet to help in reducing any vibrations and sound reflections. Not only will such a simple solution help to reduce your noise pollution problem, but it can also perk up the room. Curtains, particularly heavy blackout types, can also stifle any noises from escaping or invading a room, cost-effectively and without requiring professional soundproofing.

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Finding and plugging any holes or gaps in your room, think sockets, light fittings, windows and doors, is also an easy job for a skilled DIY enthusiast. Stopping up the holes and gaps with a professional acoustic sealant found in many DIY and building material shops, can make a massive difference to how your room sounds. There will be a little difference in price in comparison with a standard sealant, but the soundproofing abilities are far better and can make a big difference to a room's level of soundproofing.

For those of you who are renovating a property or redecorating a room, consider the soundproofing gains of adding an extra layer of plasterboard or soundboard, (also known as sheet rock, gyproc or drywall), while you're tackling the project. Plasterboard is a fairly dense material which is both effective and economical for soundproofing a room. If you are fitting a games room, movie room or home office then plasterboard will help to minimise sound pollution for that room, and can be readily decorated after installment. If you're not familiar with putting up studding and plasterboard, it is best to employ a professional Bungay contractor to guarantee you the optimum soundproofing improvements from its installation.

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The final solution for do-it-yourself enthusiasts is to look at the doors in your home in Bungay. Although hollow doors are light and comparatively affordable, their soundproofing capabilities aren't the best. Changing hollow core doors for solid core will substantially boost the soundproofing attributes of an area with only a small extra cost.


If your home is in a high sound pollution location, such as near an airport or next to busy roads, you'll have to be more creative in your attempts to improve the soundproofing in your home. You'll get the best soundproofing results by employing the expertise of an experienced soundproofing specialist.

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Expect to answer the following four questions during a survey of your specific soundproofing needs:

  1. What noise or sounds are you seeking to reduce? i.e. External things like passing trains, street noise, neighbours etc, or internal sounds from a family room or music room.
  2. Where is the majority of the noise pollution emanating from? The doors, walls, windows, flooring or ceiling.
  3. How big is the space you wish to have soundproofed?
  4. What is the area you want to soundproof constructed from? (i.e. a lined concrete wall, a plasterboarded partition wall or a brick wall).

Your answers to these queries will allow you to get quotes for the various available solutions that match your situation. The parts of your room that are causing the biggest issues will each require different remedies.


To soundproof any sort of room requires 2 key components:

  1. Increase and update the level of sound absorption.
  2. Lower the effect of sound amplification, reflection and vibration by solid surfaces.

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

The installer will figure out ways to add materials with different masses and densities to increase the sound absorption properties of the area. Soundproofing can be improved by the application of acoustic rubber and foam which absorbs soundwaves and improves and the sound quality of a room.

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Any voids in the area might require some kind of muffling material to be installed between them to lessen sound resonation. If you imagine such spaces like a drum or wooden cajon then you can see that by leaving wall cavities and floor or ceiling joist spaces empty, you are effectively creating a sound amplifying area.

Mixed layers of materials with different densities and masses work better at absorbing sound than a single soundproofing material layer of one kind. This is due to the fact that the various different materials react better with varying frequencies and will deliver a better acoustic resolution to your soundproofing.

Any soundproofing contractor in Bungay will have to adhere to the the Building Regulations (Part E), if your property is residential in nature. This regulation has the objective of protecting neighbours and other residents in the immediate area from the effects of noise pollution.

Look for companies showing the logos of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) or the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) to be certain you're dealing with a business that is fully qualified and knowledgeable in the soundproofing sector. Only those Bungay businesses that have been appraised and authorised by these organisations for quality, reliability and professionalism are permitted to display the logo.

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Where is Soundproofing Available?

Soundproofing services are available in Bungay and also in: Earsham, Wortwell, Ellingham, Wainford, Filxton, Stone Street, Barsham, Ditchingham, St Lawrence Green, Broome, Mettingham, Shipmeadow, Becks Green, Ilketshall St John, and in these postcodes NR35 1EE, NR35 1BE, NR35 2DW, NR35 1EJ, NR35 1BL, NR35 1DY, NR35 1JP, NR35 1AY, NR35 1LW, NR35 1HH. Local Bungay soundproofing specialists will most likely have the postcode NR35 and the telephone code 01986. Checking this will confirm you're accessing locally based tradespeople installing soundproofing. Bungay home and business owners can benefit from these and numerous other comparable services.

Soundproof Curtains

Acoustic curtains, also known as soundproof curtains or noise-reducing curtains, have become popular as a highly effective way to reduce unwanted external noise and create a more peaceful and quieter environment indoors. These specialist curtains are a useful option for those looking to improve their working or living spaces in Bungay by dampening, absorbing and blocking sound waves. A combination of dense materials that are capable of absorbing and reflecting sound waves is used to construct soundproof curtains. The typical layers of such curtains are heavy fabrics, such as suede, velvet, or several layers of woven fabric, along with an inner core made of foam or mass-loaded vinyl. These materials work together to minimise the transmission of noise from the outside, effectively reducing the sound that enters a room. (71493)

Bungay Soundproofing Tasks

Soundproofing Tasks Bungay

There is a wide range of work that can be carried out by your local Bungay soundproofing company including under floor hanger soundproofing, soundproofing insulation, soundproofing plasterboard, domestic soundproofing services in Bungay, soundproofing home gyms, home soundproofing Bungay, vibration control services, acoustic foam installation, music room soundproofing Bungay, acoustic glass, acoustic mineral wool installation Bungay, soundproofing advice, sound management, soundproofing services, soundproofing, sound insulation, batten wall systems, room soundproofing services, soundproofing for ceilings, soundproofing walls, underfloor soundplank installation, noise cancellation, soundproofing walls from noisy neighbours, soundproofing underlay in Bungay, soundproof noise from upstairs in Bungay, soundproofing consultations, soundproofing estimates in Bungay, acoustic noise cancelling services in Bungay, machinery & plant noise testing, industrial soundproofing Bungay, acoustic thermal installation, resilient bar soundproofing, noisy neighbour soundproofing, and more. Listed are just a few of the tasks that are performed by people fitting soundproofing. Bungay providers will tell you about their entire range of services.

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The latest Suffolk soundproofing job posts: Effie and Jaxon Hudson recently enquired about installing secondary acoustic glazing in a bungalow in Bildeston, Suffolk. Lucas and Khadija Jeffery recently enquired about the possibility of reducing the footstep noise in a bungalow in Honington, Suffolk. Kai Gardiner recently asked for a quotation for soundproofing a reading room in Combs. Reginald Kaye from Holbrook, Suffolk was trying to find a soundproofing company in the Holbrook, Suffolk area. Indigo Sloan and Reagan Sloan recently enquired about getting a price for improving the soundproofing on a floor in Haughley, Suffolk. Adrian Bowers and Nikola Bowers recently enquired about getting a price for improving the soundproofing on a party wall in Leavenheath. Antony and Alma Black from Woolpit, Suffolk were hunting for somebody who could soundproof their cottage. Chaya Flynn and Keelan Flynn recently requested an estimate for reducing the levels of sound transmission in a cottage in Combs.

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Although it's great to do property makeovers or home refurbishments on your property in Bungay, a major drawback can be getting rid of the waste which is generated after the job is finished. For your soundproofing, varying quantities of waste will be generated, subject to your specific circumstances, and the scale of your project. Depending on who you hire to do the task, some soundproofing companies will include waste removal in the job quote and will be glad to take it away for you.

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If you are like most householders in Bungay, you will hire a skip to dispose of this waste. To suit your precise needs, you can select from a whole host of skip sizes. The various sizes of skip include mini-skips, midi-skips, builders skips and roll-on-roll-off skips, and for different projects skip bags are also available.

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Also find: Broome soundproofing, Becks Green soundproofing, Shipmeadow soundproofing, Earsham soundproofing, Filxton soundproofing, Ditchingham soundproofing, Ilketshall St John soundproofing, Barsham soundproofing, Wainford soundproofing, Wortwell soundproofing, Ellingham soundproofing, St Lawrence Green soundproofing, Mettingham soundproofing and more.

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Other Tradespeople in Bungay Suffolk: Any time you're looking at doing improvements to your property in Bungay, Suffolk, the chances are that you will need a number of different tradespeople during the project, and whilst you might be currently searching for a local Bungay soundproofing company, you may also be interested in the services of a flooring specialist in Bungay, a plasterer in Bungay, an electrician in Bungay, home maintenance in Bungay, SKIP HIRE in Bungay, a tiler in Bungay, an odd job man in Bungay, metalworkers in Bungay, a bricklayer in Bungay, a double glazing specialist in Bungay, a carpenter in Bungay, driveway cleaning in Bungay, a plumber in Bungay, a decorator in Bungay, rubbish removal in Bungay, and more.

Soundproofing Around Bungay: In Cross Street, Garden Close, Trinity Gardens, Mayfair Road, Messenger Close, Nethergate Street, Bardolph Road, Laburnum Road, Popson Street, Wingfield Street, Orchids Close, Scales Street, Beccles Road, Howard Road, Queen's Road, Chaucer Street, Farm Close, Tower Mill Road, St Margaret's Road, Millers Close, Market Place, Mountbatten Road, Broad Street, Meadow Road, Joyce Road, Throckmorton Road, as well as these local Bungay postcodes: NR35 1EE, NR35 1BE, NR35 2DW, NR35 1EJ, NR35 1BL, NR35 1DY, NR35 1JP, NR35 1AY, NR35 1LW, NR35 1HH, people have recently needed soundproofing. Work was carried out in these areas by local installers of soundproofing. Bungay householders benefited from dependable and high quality soundproofing services on each occasion.

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(This soundproofing Bungay article was updated on 19-09-2023)