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Soundproofer East Grinstead West Sussex (RH19): If you are concerned about the amount of noise that's invading your East Grinstead home, be it in a bedroom, home office, studio or living room, you need to think about installing some soundproofing. You may also be aware of noise from a family room or home cinema room seeping out and causing a disturbance to other inhabitants. No matter which soundproofing needs are required, it will be vital for everybody's sanity and peace of mind.

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Initially it might help if we understand exactly how sound travels before we can find ways to reduce any loud noise getting into or out of your home.

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Sound can move in a couple of ways:

1. By vibration of solid materials and objects.

2. In open spaces by movement of air.

Although sound also travels through liquids, unless you're eager to reduce sounds from a swimming pool or aquarium, we will just be interested in how to reduce sound levels in the rooms of a property.


If you look around your area to be soundproofed and detect ill fitting windows, gaps around doors, heating ducts and even electrical sockets and light fittings, these are all causes of sound transmission. All noise and sound will create the vibration and movement of the molecules in the air, and it is this that we hear and identify. All sounds travel through the air in this same manner; it doesn't matter if it's music playing, passing aircraft, machinery, nearby traffic or children playing that produces the sound.

Any openings in the room can be looked at as a leak and will have to be plugged.


If sound travels through the air by vibrations, then it seems reasonable to assume that such vibrations can be absorbed by, transferred to or reflected by different materials. Sound will vibrate the ceilings, floors and walls of your rooms, and can result in a resonation effect that's transmitted outside the room itself. Even a solid concrete room, such as a basement, can create a resonance path which transmits sound waves, and sometimes amplify them, to other areas of a property.

But, how can these effects be stopped from creating an issue? The solution is obviously, soundproofing!


Give some thought to covering bare floors, which reflect and resonate sound, with a carpet or rug. These soft coverings and rugs will help soak up noises but can also add a touch of elegance to an otherwise bare room. Curtains, particularly substantial blackout ones, can also suppress any sounds from invading or escaping a room, cost-effectively and without the need for specialist soundproofing.

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Track down areas in the rooms where noise can come in or escape from; light fittings, windows, doors and electrical sockets, and stop up any gaps. Stopping up the holes and gaps with a special acoustic sealant that can be purchased in some DIY centres and builders merchants, can make a big difference to sound transmission in a room. There may be a little difference in price in comparison with a normal sealant, however the soundproofing capabilities are a lot better and can make an enormous difference to a room's level of soundproofing.

For those of you who are renovating a property or redecorating a room, look at the soundproofing gains of adding a supplementary skin of soundboard or plasterboard, (also known as sheet rock, drywall or gyproc), while you are tackling this project. Plasterboard is a fairly dense material that is both effective and economical for soundproofing a room. If you're putting in a studio, cinema room or home office then plasterboard can help reduce sound pollution for that room, and can be decorated easily after completion. If you are not experienced in fitting plasterboard and studding, it is wise to hire a specialist East Grinstead contractor to guarantee the optimum soundproofing benefits from its use.

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Lastly you need to examine all doors in the room that you're soundproofing. Hollow doors are reasonably cheap but their soundproofing capabilities are a far cry from perfect. Solid core doors, whilst a little more pricey, can have a sizeable effect on the soundproofing qualities of a room.


If the sound pollution is extreme in your area, on account of aircraft flying over, or traffic noise from a nearby road for instance, then more serious ways to combat the excess noise may need to be investigated. The best solution for resolving these problems is to call in a reliable acoustic and soundproofing company from your local region.

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Be ready to answer the following four questions during an initial analysis of your specific soundproofing requirements:

  1. What is the area you wish to soundproof constructed from? (i.e. a fully lined concrete wall, a stud partition wall or a brick wall).
  2. How large is the space you need to have soundproofed?
  3. Is it internal sounds or external noise that you need to target? i.e. To reduce neighbours playing loud music, traffic or passing trains, or is it from internally produced sounds from a music studio or home cinema for example.
  4. What is the main place where the sound creates the most problems? i.e. Is it emanating from the walls, through doors/windows, up through the floors or down from overhead, or is it a mix of all these factors.

With answers to these questions a good quality soundproofing specialist in East Grinstead will work out solutions to suit your circumstances, and just as important, your allotted budget. The areas of your room that are causing the biggest noise issues may each need different solutions.


To soundproof any type of room requires 2 key approaches:

  1. Reduce the effect of sound reflection, vibration and amplification by solid surfaces.
  2. Update and improve the amount of sound absorption.

An on-site survey is going to be necessary to pinpoint the areas to be improved.

The team will look at ways of adding materials that have different masses and densities to increase the sound absorption of the area. The addition of acoustic rubbers and foams of varying mass and density will help in absorbing noise and reduce transmission and reflection sources.

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Insulation between any voids will be upgraded to lessen the sound amplification and resonation of these sound boxes. If you imagine a drum for example, you're looking at a noise amplifying void surrounded by a resonating material; essentially what you may find inside floor and ceiling joists, or wall cavities.

Soundproofing is enhanced if different densities and materials are employed, rather than installing only one type of material. This is due to the fact that different materials react in different ways with varying frequencies and will deliver a better overall solution to your soundproofing.

Any soundproofing specialist in East Grinstead must conform to the Part E of the Building Regulations, if dealing with a domestic property. These regulations have to be followed so as to protect yourself and others from the harmful effects of noise pollution.

Look for companies bearing the logos of the Association of Noise Consultants or the Institute of Acoustics to guarantee that you are dealing with a business which is fully qualified and knowledgeable in the soundproofing industry. Any East Grinstead contractor displaying ANC or IOA accreditation will have been vetted to ensure they provide the highest reliability, quality and standards of workmanship within the industry.

Where is it Available?

Soundproofing is available in East Grinstead and also nearby in: Kingscote, Felcourt, Ashurstwood, Newchapel, Blackwell, Brockhurst, Sunnyside, Upper Hartfield, St Hill Green, Cowden, Rowfant, Turners Hill, Felbridge, and in these postcodes RH10 4QQ, RH19 1AX, RH19 1NP, RH19 1AQ, RH19 1PW, RH18 5UY, RH19 1PZ, RH18 5WY, RH19 1JG, and RH19 1DH. Local East Grinstead soundproofing specialists will probably have the telephone code 01342 and the postcode RH19. Verifying this should confirm that you access local providers of soundproofing. East Grinstead home and business owners are able to benefit from these and many other comparable services. Click on the "Quote" banner to make enquiries and get quotations for soundproofing.

Government Grants for Soundproofing

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There have been Government grants available in the past for help with soundproofing in areas with excessive amounts of noise. Grants were recently offered by the Highways Agency for areas close to busy roads and highways where households were adversely affected by traffic noise. Before you press ahead with any soundproofing work in East Grinstead it is recommended to check out the Government portal for grants and compensation schemes that may be available in the East Grinstead area. (Tags: Grants for East Grinstead Soundproofing, Government Grants, East Grinstead Soundproofing Grants)

Soundproof Curtains East Grinstead

Indoors, soundproof curtains, acoustic curtains and noise-reducing curtains are all popular choices for mitigating unwanted external noise to create a quieter and more peaceful environment. These specialised curtains, designed to dampen, block and absorb sound waves, are an appealing option for enhancing living or working spaces in East Grinstead.

Soundproof curtains are constructed using a combination of dense materials that are capable of absorbing and reflecting sound waves. Soundproof curtains typically have layers of heavy fabrics, such as velvet, suede, or several layers of woven fabric, along with an inner core made of foam or mass-loaded vinyl. These materials work together to mitigate the transmission of noise from the outside, effectively reducing the sound that enters a room.

One of the best things about soundproof curtains is how straightforward they are to install. These curtains offer a simple and convenient solution to soundproofing, unlike traditional soundproofing procedures, which are complex and require professional installation. Both property owners and tenants in East Grinstead can reduce noise without making irreversible changes to their living spaces by using these cost-effective and convenient curtains.

While soundproof curtains are functional, they are also versatile in terms of appearance. They're available in various designs, colours and patterns, allowing users to choose options that match the interior decor in their home. The overall aesthetic appearance of the space is enhanced by these curtains, which are also effective at soundproofing the room.

When selecting soundproof curtains, bear in mind the particular noise issues you're experiencing. Different curtains offer varying degrees of noise reduction, commonly measured in decibels (dB). Curtains can also vary in their ability to insulate against external noise and absorb echo and reverberation within a room. This makes some soundproofing curtains ideal for office spaces, home theatres or recording studios. (33221 - Soundproof Curtains East Grinstead)

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(This soundproofing East Grinstead page was written on 24-06-2024)