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Soundproofer Bury St Edmunds Suffolk (IP28): If your Bury St Edmunds property is being adversely affected by noise, perhaps you should look into installing some soundproofing to bring a new sense of tranquility to your bedroom, home office, studio or lounge. In some circumstances you could be looking at soundproofing so you do not disturb others in the house from a children's room, music room or home cinema. Whatever your requirements are, soundproofing will provide you with sanity and peace of mind.

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Firstly we need to learn precisely how is transmitted and travels before we can find ways to combat any excessive noise escaping from or intruding into your home.

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Sound can travel in two different ways:

1. Through the vibration of objects or materials.

2. By the vibration of air molecules.

Despite the fact that sound can also travel through liquids, unless you're wanting to isolate noises from a pool or aquarium, we will only be interested in how to soundproof rooms within a structure.


Sound can be transferred into and out of a room through open ducting, ill fitted windows, gaps around doors and even electrical sockets and switches. What we identify and hear as sound is basically the vibration of air molecules reaching our ear drums. It doesn't matter whether it's nearby traffic, passing aircraft, kids playing, music or machinery, they all produce and transfer sound in the same way.

If you can think of your room as if it were a bucket, you are attempting to find any leaks which need sealing before you can fill it with water.


We know that sound is simply the vibration of air reaching the ear, but that vibration is also transferred to solid materials. The floors, walls and ceilings will all affect how sound moves around an area, and can even transfer those vibrations to other rooms in a building. Care must be taken with solid brick or concrete walls, such as a cellar or basement, as sound can be transmitted and sometimes even amplified to other areas of your home.

However, how can these sound generating effects be prevented from causing a problem? The solution is obviously, soundproofing!


A bare floor surface resonates more than one covered by a carpet or rug. Not only can such a simple solution help to reduce your noise problem, but it can also jazz up the room. Hanging wall coverings and curtains can also avoid sound vibrations and reflections through walls and windows without the need for a team of professional soundproofers.

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Search for areas in your rooms where noise can escape or come in; door frames, light fittings, windows and sockets, and stop up the holes or gaps. There are some unique acoustic sealants available on the market that absorb the sound waves, and do not transfer them to the surrounding materials. Acoustic sealants can be a touch more expensive than regular sealant products, however the special design has far greater soundproofing performance and is definitely worth the small additional cost.

If your room is a blank canvas and you are soundproofing as you renovate or decorate, consider installing a skin of soundboard or plasterboard, (also called gyproc, drywall or sheet rock). This is an economic and efficient soundproofing material owing to its dense nature. It's perfect for areas such as home offices, music studios or home cinemas which are being built within the home. If you are not experienced in putting up framing and plasterboard, it's better to employ a professional Bury St Edmunds contractor to guarantee you the best soundproofing improvements from its use.

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One last simple soundproofing treatment is to look at the materials from which your doors are made. If you have hollow doors in your rooms you'll find that they can vibrate and will resonate any sound that is aimed at them. If you are able to change to solid wood doors you'll find it enhances your soundproofing more cheaply than some other solutions.


Some properties, such as those alongside busy roads or on aircraft flight paths, naturally have more sound problems and will require other ways to tackle the dilemma. The best solution for resolving these issues is to get in touch with an established acoustic and soundproofing company from your local region.

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Expect to answer the four following questions during a review of your specific soundproofing requirements:

  1. What area needs to be soundproofed? i.e. Is it a loft conversion, a brick walled room, a stud partitioned room or a concrete lined cellar.
  2. What sounds or noise are you seeking to suppress? i.e. External factors like aircraft, neighbours playing loud music, road noise etc, or internal sounds from a family room or teenagers bedroom.
  3. Which is the main place where the noise creates the most problems? i.e. Is it coming down from overhead, up through the floors, from the walls or through doors/windows, or is it a mix of all these factors.
  4. What are the dimensions of the room or area that must be soundproofed?

A certified soundproofing firm in Bury St Edmunds will take into consideration all these factors to provide solutions to your noise issues for various budgets. They'll provide different strategies for soundproofing each of the problem areas within your home.


Two key components are required to soundproof any kind of room or space:

  1. The absorption of sound will have to be improved.
  2. Reduce sound the amplification and reverberation of sound.

This requires an on-site survey to determine which areas require improving from the present state.

The installer will figure out ways of adding materials that have different masses and densities to boost the sound absorption of the area. This additional mass will include ways to increase absorption of the sound energy through the use of acoustic rubber or foam to achieve the maximum noise reduction impacts.

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Any voids in the room might require some form of deadening material to be placed between them to reduce sound resonation. Wall cavities or flooring and ceiling voids can all be likened to a drum, where the space acts as an amplifying area for any unwanted sounds.

It is far better to use mixed layers of different density materials to absorb undesired noises than a solitary layer made of one sort of soundproofing material. The different materials will isolate different frequencies of noise and offer a more sympathetic feeling and auditory experience to a room.

Any soundproofing company in Bury St Edmunds will need to conform to the the Building Regulations (Part E), if your property is residential in nature. This set of regulations is a legally binding requirement to protect your neighbours and yourself from the effects of sound pollution in an area where people work and live.

Trade organisations in the soundproofing industry who offer training, qualifications and advice are the Institute of Acoustics and the Association of Noise Consultants. Any Bury St Edmunds firm showing ANC or IOA accreditation has been vetted to ensure they provide the highest quality, standards and reliability of workmanship within the industry.

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Soundproofing services are available in Bury St Edmunds and also in nearby places like: Fornham Saint Martin, Cattishall, Little Saxham, Nowton, Great Barton, Battlies Green, Culford, Thurston, Rushbrooke, Great Whelnetham, Blackthorpe, Sicklesmere, Little Welnetham, Horringer, and in these postcodes IP32 6XR, IP32 7AU, IP31 3WF, IP32 7BE, IP31 3TX, IP32 7GA, IP31 2WH, IP28 6SY, IP29 5PL, IP32 7GX. Local Bury St Edmunds soundproofing specialists will probably have the telephone code 01284 and the postcode IP28. Click on the "quote" banner or form to get information on soundproofing in your location.

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