Soundproofing Fleetwood

Fleetwood Soundproofing & Noise Reduction Services

Soundproofer Fleetwood Lancashire (FY7): If the level of noise is an issue in your property in Fleetwood then it may be time to think about installing soundproofing to make your studio, living room, home office or bedroom a peaceful haven from your neighbours and the outside world. You could also be aware of noise from a family room or home cinema room leaking out and causing a disturbance to other inhabitants. Whichever soundproofing requirements are needed, it will be vital for you and your neighbour's peace of mind.

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Before we can discover methods for eliminating sound pollution, we should understand how sound travels.

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Sound can move in a couple of ways:

1. The vibration or air molecules through the air.

2. Through the vibration of objects or materials.

Although sound can also travel through water, unless you're eager to reduce sounds from an aquarium or swimming pool, we will just be interested in how to reduce sound transmission in the rooms of a structure.


Any gaps around doors, heating ducts, ill fitting windows and even electrical sockets and switches can all affect the transmission of sound outside or into a room. What we hear as sound is in fact air molucules being vibrated and reaching our ear drum. It matters not whether it's children playing, road traffic, aircraft, music or machinery, they all produce and transmit sound in the same way.

If you can think of your room as a bucket, and you are attempting to find any leaks to seal before you fill it up with water.


We now know that sound is just the vibration of air being picked up by the ear, but that vibration is also transferred to solid materials. The walls, ceilings and floors will all affect how sound travels around a room, and may even transport that vibration to other rooms in a building. Even a solid concrete room, such as a basement, can produce a resonance path which channels sound waves, and sometimes amplify them, to other areas of a structure.

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


Give some thought to covering bare floors, which resonate and reflect sound, with a rug or carpet. Not only can such a simple solution help reduce your noise problem, it can also jazz up the room. Curtains, and particularly substantial blackout ones, will also subdue any noises from invading or escaping a room, cost-effectively and without the need for professional installation.

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Another economical and do-it-yourself solution is to plug any gaps around light fittings, door frames, sockets and windows. There are special acoustic sealants available to buy that absorb the sound waves, and do not transmit them to the surrounding materials. They might be a tad more expensive than normal sealants or plaster, but they are worthwhile for their soundproofing qualities.

If you are going to be redecorating or renovating while dealing with your soundproofing requirements, then look into installing an additional skin of plasterboard (also called gypsum board, drywall or sheet rock). This is a relatively dense type of board which is an economic and useful soundproofing material. If you're fitting a home office, music studio or home cinema then plasterboard can help in reducing sound pollution for that room, and can be decorated easily after installation. If you're not experienced in fitting studding and plasterboard, it is advisable to use a professional Fleetwood contractor to guarantee you the optimum soundproofing improvements from its use.

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The final solution for do-it-yourself enthusiasts is to think about the doors in your home in Fleetwood. Hollow doors are a relatively cheap option although their soundproofing qualities are a far cry from the best. Changing hollow core doors for solid core will considerably improve the soundproofing characteristics of a room with only a little more cost.


Some homes, such as those next to busy roads or on aircraft flight paths, naturally have more sound issues and will need other ways to deal with the situation. This is where the services of an established soundproofing contractor will deliver the greatest results.

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The first questions you can expect to be asked are:

  1. What are the particular sounds that you need to be soundproofed? i.e. Is it sounds from inside your property such as a family room or music room, or outside noises such as aircraft, neighbours playing loud music, road noise, etc.
  2. What kind of room or property do you want to soundproof? Does it have a fully lined concrete wall, a brick wall or a stud partition wall etc.
  3. How large is the room requiring soundproofing?
  4. Where is most of the noise pollution coming from? The floors, doors, walls, windows or ceiling.

Your answers to such queries will allow you to get estimates for the different solutions available that match your needs. Solutions might vary according to the different materials needed for each of the trouble spots in your home.


To soundproof any type of room requires two key components:

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

A site survey is going to be required to pinpoint the elements that need to be improved.

Solutions identified by the survey will include the addition of materials with different densities and masses to help improve the soundproofing properties of the room. This extra mass will include ways to enhance absorption of the sound energy by means of acoustic foam or rubber to achieve the maximum impact of sound reduction.

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The insulation between any voids will be improved or upgraded to reduce the noise amplification and resonation of these sound boxes. Floor and ceiling voids and cavities in walls can all be likened to a drum, where the space acts like an amplification source for unwelcome noise.

Mixed layers of materials with different densities and masses do a better job of absorbing noise than a single soundproofing material layer of one type. This is due to the fact that the different material densities react in different ways with various frequencies and will provide a much better acoustic solution to your soundproofing exploits.

All soundproofing specialists in Fleetwood will be needing to follow the legislation for residential buildings laid out in the Building Regulations (Part E). These regulations have the objective of protecting other residents in the immediate area from the effects of sound pollution.

Trade organisations in the soundproofing sector who provide qualifications, guidance and training are the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) and the Institute of Acoustics (IOA). Any Fleetwood firm displaying IOA or ANC accreditation has been vetted to make sure they provide the highest reliability, quality and standards of work within the soundproofing industry.

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Where is Soundproofing Available?

Soundproofing services are available in Fleetwood and also in: Trunnah, Out Rawcliffe, Poulton-le-Fylde, Knott End on Sea, Thornton, Preesall, Stalmine, Thornton Cleveleys, Moor End, Hambleton, Cold Row, Little Thornton, Great Eccleston, Stanah, and in these postcodes FY7 6ES, FY7 6DQ, FY7 6GW, FY7 6DZ, FY7 6JU, FY7 6FD, FY7 6AS, FY7 6LE, FY7 6LG, FY7 6QG. Locally based Fleetwood soundproofing specialists will probably have the postcode FY7 and the dialling code 01253. Checking this will ensure you're accessing local tradesmen installing soundproofing. Fleetwood homeowners can benefit from these and many other similar services.

Acoustic Mineral Wool (AMW)

For you sound absorption needs in Fleetwood, acoustic mineral wool is one of the handiest products for soundproofing houses or other buildings, and has a number of different applications. Designed specifically for installation in the cavity spaces of floors, ceilings and walls, acoustic mineral wool is effective in dampening vibrations, improving acoustic performance and absorbing sound waves.

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AMW typically comes in 1200mm x 600mm slabs and is available in 25 millimetre, 50 millimetre, 75 millimetre and 100 millimetre thicknesses. Made partly from recycled raw materials, acoustic mineral wool is non-combustible and is chemically inert. It does not have a reaction with any materials or substances that it comes into contact with (i.e. brickwork, masonry, metal wall ties, plastics), and does not encourage the development of fungi, bacteria or mould.

Recognised in the construction industry for its thermal, acoustic and fire insulation properties, acoustic mineral wool is especially effective as a sound absorbing filler when installed in the gaps between suspended ceilings, flooring joists and stud partitions. When it comes to separating walls and floors, and so as to observe The Building Regulations (Part E), AMW can be used in partnership with other soundproofing products.

Soundproofing Foam Fleetwood

It would seem from doing some simple keyphrase research that one of the most popular searches on Google and Bing is for "soundproofing foam" and for homeowners in Fleetwood, perhaps "soundproofing foam Fleetwood". Now, that is rather concerning because this would suggest that local homeowners are looking to soundproofing foam products as a way to fix their noise issues in Fleetwood.

The last thing I want to do is be the bearer of bad tidings, but if you're thinking that the racket from your noisy neighbours in Fleetwood can be blocked out with this type of product, then you're barking up the wrong tree.

The familiar "egg box" style foam, that seems to be the hallmark of soundproofing, isn't actually designed for stopping the transmission of noise, but is meant for the reduction of reverberation and echoing in music studios and similar settings, where it can also improve the acoustic performance of a room. It's not the right product stopping noise from moving around your house, or preventing sound from penetrating the wall of a neighbouring property. Rather than stopping it, acoustic foam allows sound to pass through it, because it is actually porous.

If however, you're creating a music studio, this may be a useful product for you, and can be purchased in different thicknesses (usually 25mm and 50mm), and in various tile and sheet sizes. (Tags: Soundproof Foam Fleetwood, Acoustical Foam Fleetwood, Acoustic Foam Fleetwood, Soundproofing Foam Fleetwood).

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A very good way of adding some soundproofing to your property in Fleetwood, without any serious disruption, is to add soundproofing underlay. This can be used on wooden or concrete floors and can be used beneath vinyl planks, carpet, laminate, engineered wood, and various other types of flooring.

When your problem is not so much airborne noise but predominantly impact noise, soundproofing underlay is a particularly beneficial remedy. Impact noise has become a commonplace issue in Fleetwood homes nowadays, with a rise in the popularity of hard floor finishes. Upstairs rooms are the main source of such issues, with kids running around, moving furniture and general footfall being frequent concerns.

Although some carpet stockists might try to sell you ordinary carpet underlay with claims that it has good soundproofing attributes, this should not be mistaken for genuine acoustic or soundproofing underlay. If the noise issues you are experiencing are significant, make sure you buy a decent acoustic underlay from a respected dealer.

Although it's a valuable product with regard to impact noise, soundproofing underlay has differing levels of success when it comes to reducing airborne noise problems like booming televisions, loud music and incessant talking, and some products are certainly far better than others. So, when picking an underlay product it is vital to determine the exact kinds of noise you are wanting to reduce, and chat about this with the supplier or soundproofing specialist beforehand.

Government Grants for Soundproofing

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Government grants have been offered for the purpose of tackling environmental noise in recent years. Up until March 2020, grants were offered by the Highways Agency for the soundproofing of residential properties if they were in specified areas affected by traffic noise. Before you begin any soundproofing project in Fleetwood it would be prudent to check out the Government portal for any grants and compensation schemes that may be currently available. (Tags: Government Grants, Grants for Fleetwood Soundproofing, Fleetwood Soundproofing Grants)

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It is very rare that you'll do a property makeover or home restoration project without producing quite a lot of waste that will need to be removed and disposed of. Even though soundproofing is not one of those jobs that normally generates a lot of waste, that is not always the case, and the amount will depend on the scale of your installation. You might need to arrange your own waste removal, because a lot of soundproofing contractors don't include this in the quote.

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If this task is being left for you to do, you could look at hiring a skip. Coming in a range of different sizes, skips can be hired to suit the quantity of waste that you are likely to generate. The volumes of the popular skips are skip bags 1-1.5 yd³, mini-skips 2-3 yd³, midi-skips 4-5 yd³, and builders skips 6-8 yd³.

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More Help and Advice

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If you are hunting for a soundproofing in Fleetwood and want to locate a tradesman who is qualified and approved you could check out Rated People or the government endorsed Trustmark website. It is also recommended that you try to find recommended Fleetwood soundproofing installers on the the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) website where signed up members are qualified, vetted and insured. The dedicated Wikipedia "soundproofing" page is the spot to go to for information on residential soundproofing, porous absorbers, ceiling soundproofing, resonant absorbers, noise cancellation, commercial soundproofing, floor soundproofing and wall soundproofing. There's so much info about soundproofing available on the web nowadays, and to learn about helpful soundproofing tips check this out. Click HERE to find out ten cheap soundproofing hacks here To find out what's taking place in the field of soundproofing visit the AV Soundproofing Forum. To learn the social media response to soundproofing trends, check this out.

Fleetwood Soundproofing Tasks

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There are a number of different tasks that can be undertaken by your local Fleetwood soundproofing company including residential soundproofing, wood floor soundproofing Fleetwood, soundproofing walls from noisy neighbours, isonic hanger systems, party wall soundproofing, soundproofing doors, soundproof noise from downstairs Fleetwood, underfloor soundplank installations, music room soundproofing, batten wall systems in Fleetwood, acoustic services Fleetwood, acoustic thermal installation, soundproofing surveys, sound testing Fleetwood, noisy neighbour soundproofing, industrial soundproofing, acoustic fencing installation in Fleetwood, soundproofing consultations, echo reduction, acoustic mineral wool installation, soundproofing underlay in Fleetwood, resilient bar systems in Fleetwood, soundproofing walls, soundproofing gyms in Fleetwood, vibration control in Fleetwood, soundproofing, soundproofing windows, sound management services Fleetwood, soundproofing foam installation, under floor hanger soundproofing, and more. These are just an example of the duties that are performed by those installing soundproofing. Fleetwood providers will inform you of their whole range of soundproofing services.

Lancashire Soundproofing Enquiries

Lancashire Soundproofing Enquiries

Recently posted Lancashire soundproofing job requests: Will Adam recently requested a quotation for reducing the footstep noise in an apartment in Wesham, Lancashire. Jasleen Burns recently enquired about soundproofing a children's play room in a detached house in Anderton. Austin and Lillie French recently enquired about getting a price for soundproofing the ceilings of a property in Barton. Frankie and Hafsah Hampson recently enquired about the possibility of doing some soundproofing on a music studio in a cottage in Rufford. Kade and Martina Lawther recently enquired about the possibility of soundproofing a reading room in a detached house in Clifton, Lancashire. Nadia Chapman and Braydon Chapman recently requested a price quote for soundproofing a floor in Warton. Axel Caton and Millie-Rose Caton recently enquired about getting a price for soundproofing the interior walls of a cottage in Grimsargh. Lea Mccullough and Enoch Mccullough recently asked for a quote for soundproofing a property in Eccleston, Lancashire.

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Also find: Great Eccleston soundproofing, Little Thornton soundproofing, Thornton Cleveleys soundproofing, Trunnah soundproofing, Cold Row soundproofing, Hambleton soundproofing, Knott End on Sea soundproofing, Preesall soundproofing, Stalmine soundproofing, Out Rawcliffe soundproofing, Thornton soundproofing, Stanah soundproofing, Moor End soundproofing, Poulton-le-Fylde soundproofing services and more. All these villages and towns are catered for by tradesmen fitting soundproofing. Fleetwood business and home owners can get price quotes by going here.

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Soundproofing Around Fleetwood: In the previous 12 months soundproofing projects were successfully completed in the following Fleetwood streets: Sunningdale Avenue, Burns Road, Avon Avenue, St Marys Court, Armitstead Court, Southwood Avenue, Croft Court, Dock Road, Cop Lane, Tatham Court, Delta Lane, South Strand, Denham Way, Stanley Road, Seaview Way, Arthur Street, Arden Green, Cross Street, Silverdale Avenue, Stratford Place, Buttermere Avenue, Dock Street, Crake Avenue, St Peters Place, Byron Street, and in these Lancashire postcodes: FY7 6ES, FY7 6DQ, FY7 6GW, FY7 6DZ, FY7 6JU, FY7 6FD, FY7 6AS, FY7 6LE, FY7 6LG, FY7 6QG. These locations recently saw activity by local installers of soundproofing. Fleetwood residents enjoyed dependable and high quality soundproofing services on each occasion.

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(This soundproofing Fleetwood content was compiled on 16-05-2022)