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Soundproofer Cwmbran Wales (NP44): If your Cwmbran property is being adversely affected by noise, maybe you should consider putting in some soundproofing to bring tranquillity to your bedroom, lounge, studio or home office. In some circumstances you could be thinking about soundproofing so you don't disturb others from a home cinema, kid's room or music studio. No matter what soundproofing needs are required, it's vital for you and your neighbour's peace of mind and sanity.

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It is important to realise how sound travels and is transmitted around a structure before it is possible to find solutions to prevent it from occurring.

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Sound is able to travel in two different ways:

1. Within and around a solid object by vibration and reflection.

2. In open spaces by movement of air.

Sound can also travel through water, however unless you're thinking about soundproofing an aquarium or pool we'll just consider its isolation through materials and air.


Sounds can be transmitted out of and into a room through gaps around doors, ill fitted windows, open air-ducting and even light fittings and electrical sockets. All noise vibrates the molecules in the air and this vibration is what we hear as sound. All sounds travel through the air in this same fashion; it does not matter if it's nearby traffic, children playing, music, aeroplanes or machinery that creates the sound.

Any holes in a room can be looked at as a leak and will need to be plugged.


Sound waves can additionally be reflected by, absorbed by or transferred to solid objects and structures. The walls, floors and ceilings will all affect how sound moves around a room, and can even transfer those vibrations to other parts of a property. Even a solid concrete room, such as a basement, can create a path of resonance which channels sound waves, and even amplify them, to other parts of a building.

How can we prevent these vibrations and sounds from having an adverse effect on other people? Soundproofing is the answer.


Think about covering a bare floor, which reflects and resonates sound, with a carpet or rug. Such a straightforward solution can enhance a room and help dampen down any noise at the same time. Wall coverings or window drapes can also be used to boost soundproofing and are simple to install.

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Look for areas in your room where noise can come in or escape from; windows, light fittings, electrical sockets and door frames, and stop up the holes or gaps. There are special acoustic sealants available to buy which suppress the sound waves, and do not transmit them to the surrounding materials. There will be a considerable difference in price when compared to a standard sealant, however the soundproofing capabilities are far better and can make an enormous difference to a room's level of soundproofing.

For anybody renovating a property or redecorating a room, evaluate the soundproofing gains of adding another skin of plasterboard or soundboard, (also called drywall, sheet rock or gyproc), whilst you're tackling the work. This is a relatively dense board that's an economic and useful soundproofing material. It's excellent if you're installing a study, studio or cinema room in your house in Cwmbran. It's best to hire an experienced contractor near you to install plasterboard unless you've got experience in its application.

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One last simple soundproofing treatment is to look at the materials from which your doors are made. Even though hollow doors are lightweight and fairly inexpensive, their soundproofing attributes aren't anything to write home about. Switching hollow core doors for solid core will appreciably improve the soundproofing of an area with only a small extra cost.


If your home is in a high sound pollution location, such as next to a busy road or near an airport, you'll have to be more inspired in how to increase the soundproofing in your house. This is when appointing the services of a professional soundproofing contractor will bring the greatest results.

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

  1. Where is the majority of the noise pollution coming from? The walls, doors, floor, ceiling or windows.
  2. What is the size of the space or room that needs to be soundproofed?
  3. What is the room you wish to soundproof made from? (i.e. a brick wall, a fully lined concrete wall or a plasterboarded partition wall).
  4. What sounds or noise are you trying to suppress? i.e. External issues such as aircraft, next door neighbours, road noise etc, or sounds within your home from a music studio or family room.

With answers to these questions a professional soundproofing specialist in Cwmbran will come up with solutions to suit your situation, and just as important, your allotted budget. There will be distinct remedies for each of the main key areas of the space that you want to soundproof.


There are two key areas that need to be addressed to soundproof any space:

  1. Update and increase the amount of sound absorption.
  2. Minimise sound amplifying and resonating.

A site survey is going to be necessary to examine the areas that need to be improved.

Conclusions from the survey will probably include the addition of materials with different masses and densities to help enhance the soundproofing capabilities of the space. Soundproofing can be boosted by the installation of acoustic rubber, foam and other materials which will absorb excess noise and improve and a room's sound quality.

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Voids between floor joists might require insulation to eliminate resonation spaces between them. If you visualise 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're creating a noise amplification area.

Soundproofing is improved if multiple layers of different density materials are used, rather than installing only one form of material. This is due to the fact that the various frequencies are absorbed differently by different types of materials, therefore a diversity of layers, densities and shapes within your soundproofing panels are needed for the best results.

Any soundproofing contractor in Cwmbran will need to adhere to the Part E of the Building Regulations, if dealing with a residential property. Part E of the Building Regulations is a legally binding requirement to protect your neighbours and yourself from the effects of noise pollution in a setting where people work and live.

Look out for contractors showing the logos of the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) or the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) to be sure you're dealing with a business which is knowledgable and fully qualified in the soundproofing sector. Only those Cwmbran businesses that have been vetted and accredited by these trade organisations for quality, reliability and professionalism are allowed to bear the logo.

Where is it Available?

Soundproofing is available in Cwmbran and also in nearby places like: Caerleon, Crumlin, St Dials, Pontrhydyrun, Crosskeys, Abercarn, Oakfield, Thornhill, Sebastopol, Coed Eva, Croesyceiliog, Pontypool, Llanyravon, Fairwater, Ponthir, Bettws, and in these postcodes NP44 1AN, NP44 1QD, NP44 1BN, NP44 1QB, NP44 1YS, NP44 1SA, NP44 1LT, NP44 1QF, NP44 2AS, and NP44 1NU. Locally based Cwmbran soundproofing specialists will probably have the postcode NP44 and the telephone code 01633. Checking this should confirm that you access locally based providers of soundproofing. Cwmbran householders can benefit from these and countless other similar services. By clicking on the "Quote" banner you can get soundproofing price quotes from local specialists.

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Wikipedia is the best place to head over to if you'd like to read more about soundproofing as a profession, their page addresses residential soundproofing, resonant absorbers, wall soundproofing, noise cancellation, ceiling soundproofing, commercial soundproofing, porous absorbers and floor soundproofing. To see the latest on social media, check this out. There is a great deal of interesting information about soundproofing on the web nowadays, and to find out about handy soundproofing tips head here. A wealth of information about soundproofing is obtainable on one of the soundproofing forums, so it would be a wise idea to head over to the AV Soundproofing Forum. If you are hunting for a soundproofing in Cwmbran and want to identify somebody who is accredited and qualified you could go to Rated People or the government backed Trustmark website. You can also track down recommended Cwmbran soundproofing installers on the the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) website where its registered members are insured, vetted and qualified. Watch a You Tube video clip on what does and doesn't work here

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Also find: Llanyravon soundproofing, Ponthir soundproofing, Abercarn soundproofing, Bettws soundproofing, Sebastopol soundproofing, Pontypool soundproofing, Crosskeys soundproofing, Oakfield soundproofing, Fairwater soundproofing, Pontrhydyrun soundproofing, Caerleon soundproofing, Crumlin soundproofing, Thornhill soundproofing, Coed Eva soundproofing, St Dials soundproofing, Croesyceiliog soundproofing and more. Pretty much all of these locations benefit from the existence of soundproofing companies that specialise in tackling issues relating to noise. These seasoned professionals, thanks to their expertise and know-how, are proficient in delivering high-quality soundproofing work for your property. By mitigating noise pollution effectively through custom solutions, these experts aim to create a more peaceful and quieter living environment for occupants. To obtain soundproofing price quotes, local homeowners can simply click here. Today is the ideal time to kick off your soundproofing project.

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(This soundproofing Cwmbran article was updated on 27-05-2024)