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Soundproofer Gorleston Norfolk (NR31): If noise is causing problems in your property in Gorleston then it might be time to think about some soundproofing to make your studio, lounge, home office or bedroom a haven of peace and quiet from the outside world. In some instances you might be looking at soundproofing so you do not disturb other inhabitants from a children's room, home cinema or music studio. Whatever your requirements, soundproofing will provide you with peace of mind.

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Before we are able to find methods for countering sound pollution, we need to understand precisely how sound travels.

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There basically two ways in which sound can travel around a home:

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

2. In open spaces by movement of air.

Sound is also transmitted through water, however unless you're planning to soundproof a swimming pool or aquarium we will only consider the isolation through air and materials.


Sound can be transferred out of and into a room through ill fitting windows, open air-ducting, gaps around doors and even electrical switches and sockets. What we hear as sound is basically air molucules being vibrated and reaching our ear drums. It matters not if it's children playing, heavy machinery, aeroplanes, music playing or busy traffic, they all create and transfer sound in the same way.

You must therefore imagine a room as a boat and carefully inspect it for leaks that need to be plugged before you can dare to sail it.


Sound waves can additionally be reflected by, transferred to or absorbed by solid objects and structures. Sound will cause vibrations in the floors, walls and ceilings of your rooms, and may result in a resonation effect which is transferred outside the area. Even if a room is built from a solid material that is resistant to sound vibrations, such as a concrete basement, the sound can sometimes be reflected and possibly even amplified to other rooms in the building.

How do we stop this resonation having an impact on others? Soundproofing of course.


Think about covering bare floors, which resonate and reflect sound, with a rug or carpet. Such a simple and straightforward solution can enhance a room and help to dampen down any noises to boot. Hanging wall coverings and curtains can also avoid sound vibrations and reflections through windows and walls without the need for a team of professional soundproofers.

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Locating and stopping up any gaps in your rooms, think sockets, door frames, windows and light fittings, is also an easy task for a competent DIY'er. There are some unique acoustic sealants available on the market which absorb the sound waves, and don't transmit them to the surrounding materials. Acoustic sealants are inclined to be a little more pricey than regular sealant products, but their unique soundproofing qualities far outweigh the small additional cost.

If you're luckily enough to be renovating or redecorating while tackling your soundproofing, then look into the possibility of installing an extra layer of plasterboard (also known as sheet rock, drywall or gyproc). This is a relatively dense type of board that's a perfect and economic soundproofing material. It's ideal for areas such as home cinemas, studios or studies which are being built within a property. If you do choose plasterboard to aid your soundproofing exploits it is best to bring in a professional fitter in Gorleston, to gain the maximum benefit from its installation.

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Last but not least you need to check all doors in the space you're looking to soundproof. Hollow doors are comparatively cheap although their soundproofing capabilities are far from the best. Solid wood doors, while a bit more expensive, can do wonders for improving the soundproofing qualities of a room.


Some areas, for example those beside busy traffic routes or on aircraft flight paths, naturally have more sound problems and will require other ways to address the predicament. You'll receive the very best soundproofing outcome by using the expertise of a professional soundproofing company.

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They will ask the following four questions during a basic assessment of your requirements:

  1. Where is most of the noise coming from? The ceiling, floor, walls, windows or doors.
  2. What are the dimensions of the space or room that needs to be soundproofed?
  3. What is the space you want to soundproof made from? (i.e. a fully lined concrete wall, a stud partition wall or a brick wall).
  4. Is it internal sounds or external noise that you wish to address? i.e. To stop traffic noise, neighbours playing loud music or passing trains, or is it from internally produced sounds from a home cinema or music room for instance.

A professional soundproofing company in Gorleston will take into consideration all these points to offer remedies for your noise issues for various budgets. The areas of your room that are responsible for the biggest noise issues will each need different remedies.


2 key components are needed to soundproof any type of room:

  1. Reduce sound reverberation and amplifying.
  2. Sound absorption will need to be enhanced.

This requires a site survey to verify which areas require developing from the present condition.

A specialist will consider the different ways to add mass and density to the problem areas. This extra mass will help to increase absorption of the sound energy by means of acoustic rubber or foam to achieve the maximum noise reduction impacts.

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

Soundproofing is improved if multiple layers of different density materials are utilised, rather than installing a single sort of material. This is due to the fact that the various frequencies are absorbed differently by different types of materials, therefore a variety of densities, layers and shapes within your soundproofing panels are needed.

The Building Regulations (Part E) regulate the soundproofing of residential properties, and will need to be followed by any installation company in Gorleston. These regulations have the objective of protecting other residents in the immediate area from the impact and effect of sound pollution.

Look out for contractors bearing the logos of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) or the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) to be sure you're using a business that is fully qualified and knowledgeable in the soundproofing industry. Only those Gorleston businesses that have been appraised and approved by these associations for quality, professionalism and reliability are permitted to display the logo.

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Where is Soundproofing Available?

Soundproofing is available in Gorleston and also nearby in: Great Yarmouth, Belton, Somerleyton, Blundeston, Lothingland, Burgh Castle, Lowestoft, Hobland Hall, Browston, Gunton, Browston Green, Ashby Dell, Hopton, Corton, Ashby, Fritton, Bradwell, and in these postcodes NR31 6AS, NR31 6EP, NR31 6LX, NR31 6JA, NR31 6LH, NR31 0LE, NR31 6AY, NR31 6HQ, NR31 6JJ, NR31 6DA. Local Gorleston soundproofing specialists will likely have the phone code 01493 and the postcode NR31. Checking this will ensure that you're accessing local tradespeople installing soundproofing. Gorleston householders can utilise these and numerous other comparable services.

Acoustic Mineral Wool

For you noise reduction needs in Gorleston, acoustic mineral wool (AMW) is one of the most useful products available for the soundproofing of homes or other buildings, and has a range of applications. Designed specifically for installation in the cavity spaces of walls, floors and ceilings, acoustic mineral wool is effective in improving acoustic performance, absorbing airborne sound and dampening vibrations.

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Acoustic mineral wool typically comes in 1200mm x 600mm slabs and is widely available in 25 millimetre, 50 millimetre, 75 millimetre and 100 millimetre thicknesses. Acoustic mineral wool is often made from recycled materials (approximately 20%), is non-combustible and is chemically inert. It's rare for mould, fungi or bacteria to form in acoustic mineral wool, and it will not have a reaction with metal wall ties, masonry, plastics, brickwork, or other materials or substances that it makes close contact with.

Widely used in the construction sector for its thermal, acoustic and fire insulation properties, acoustic mineral wool is especially effective as a sound absorbing infill when installed between stud partitioning, floor joists and suspended ceilings. To conform to Part E of the Building Regulations with regards to separating floors and walls, acoustic mineral wool can be used in partnership with other soundproofing products.

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I was interested to discover just recently that a common search term typed into Google and Bing was "soundproofing foam", and for local searches "soundproofing foam Gorleston" and "acoustic foam Gorleston". That's really quite concerning, because it would suggest that Gorleston homeowners are assuming that soundproofing foam products are suitable for reducing their noise pollution issues.

I don't wish to rain on anyone's parade, but soundproofing foam isn't really the answer to most noise pollution problems, and is certainly not much use if you're hoping to filter out the racket from noisy next door neighbours in Gorleston.

The "egg box" shaped foam that you regularly see being sold in sheet or tile form is not actually meant for stopping the transmission of noise, but is really designed for use in music studios and comparable situations, to reduce echoing and reverberation and enhance the sound clarity in a room. Soundproofing foam of this sort isn't effective in stopping sound from moving freely around your property, or stopping noise from passing through a neighbouring wall. Acoustic foam is in fact porous and doesn't have the density to block noise, it absorbs it and actually allows sound to pass through it.

If however, you're changing some free space into a music studio, this may be a useful product for you to use, and can be purchased in various thicknesses (generally 25mm and 50mm), and in different tile and sheet sizes.

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If you'd like to reduce the noise you experience in your Gorleston property without causing a lot of disturbance, you could consider installing some acoustic or soundproofing underlay. These are okay for use beneath engineered wood, carpet, vinyl planks or laminate floor coverings, and are ideal for both timber and concrete floors.

Where there are specific problems with impact noise rather than airborne noise, soundproofing underlay is particularly beneficial. The increased popularity of hard floor surface finishes means that impact noise pollution has become a rising issue for householders in Gorleston. This is particularly problematic when coming from rooms upstairs, and the kind of noise issues that we are talking about here is children stomping around, shifting furniture and general footfall.

Do not confuse ordinary carpet underlay with genuine acoustic underlay, as some unscrupulous carpet suppliers might try to pass off such products, claiming that they are suitable. If the noise problems you are experiencing are severe, be sure to buy a decent soundproofing underlay from a professional vendor.

Although it's a valuable product with regard to impact noise, soundproofing underlay has varying levels of success when it comes to dealing with airborne noise such as booming televisions, constant talking and loud music, and some products are superior to others. Consequently, it is vital to determine the exact sorts of noise you're trying to reduce before deciding on an underlay product, and chat with the soundproofing specialist or supplier about your specific circumstances. (Tags: Soundproof Underlayment Gorleston, Acoustic Underlays Gorleston, Soundproofing Underlays Gorleston, Soundproof Underlays Gorleston).

Help, Information and Social Media

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In the Norfolk area you can additionally get: Little Plumstead soundproofers, Cringleford soundproofing specialists, Tilney St Lawrence soundproofing companies, Potter Heigham soundproofing, Wells Next the Sea soundproofing, Fakenham soundproofing companies, Burgh Castle soundproofing companies, Hevingham soundproofing specialists, Bawdeswell soundproofers, Reedham soundproofing companies, Beeston Regis soundproofing services, Hainford soundproofing specialists, Little Melton soundproofing services, Outwell soundproofers, Upwell soundproofing specialists, Pulham Market soundproofing, Buxton soundproofing services, Reedham soundproofing companies, Harling soundproofing companies, Scottow soundproofers, Walpole soundproofing services, South Wootton soundproofing, Rockland St Mary soundproofing, Thurlton soundproofing services, Griston soundproofing, Hemsby soundproofers, Long Stratton soundproofing, Wiggenhall St Germans soundproofing, Chedgrave soundproofing companies. In every part of Norfolk you'll be able to find soundproofers who will offer you various services for all your soundproofing needs. If you cannot identify the right soundproofing expert in Gorleston itself you should be able to find one close by.

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Latest Norfolk soundproofing job posts: Nevaeh Procter in West Runton, Norfolk was trying to find a soundproofing company in the West Runton area. Fleur Spence in Bawdeswell, Norfolk was hunting for somebody who could soundproof her home office. Gwen and Ajay Street recently asked for a quotation for soundproofing a children's play room in a bungalow in Filby, Norfolk. Patrick and Macy Warwick recently enquired about soundproofing a loft conversion in Grimston. Hugh Ohara and Isra Ohara recently asked for a quote for soundproofing the interior walls of a bungalow in Burnham Market, Norfolk. Shea Gillett recently requested a quote for reducing the levels of sound transmission in a cottage in Mundford, Norfolk. Leona Neal and Levi Neal recently requested a quotation for soundproofing a reading room in Roughton. Oscar and Maja Windsor recently requested a price quote for soundproofing a house in Bradwell.

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Also find: Browston soundproofing, Somerleyton soundproofing, Lothingland soundproofing, Fritton soundproofing, Gunton soundproofing, Corton soundproofing, Great Yarmouth soundproofing, Ashby Dell soundproofing, Hobland Hall soundproofing, Burgh Castle soundproofing, Blundeston soundproofing, Browston Green soundproofing, Belton soundproofing, Lowestoft soundproofing, Bradwell soundproofing, Hopton soundproofing, Ashby soundproofing services and more. All of these towns and villages are catered for by tradesmen installing soundproofing. Gorleston homeowners can get quotes by going here.

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Soundproofing Around Gorleston: Homeowners living in the following areas and streets have just recently requested soundproofing - Lower Esplanade, Hill Avenue, Nelson Road, Bridge Road, Kennedy Avenue, Bernard Road, Bells Road, Beach Road, Nile Road, Tudor Walk, Cliff Hill, Clarence Road, Marine Parade, Leman Road, North Road, Springfield Road, Lowestoft Road, Orde Avenue, Youell Avenue, Links Road, Deborah Road, Viking Close, Mariner's Close, Yallop Avenue, Hewett Close, Avondale Road, as well as the following Gorleston area postcodes: NR31 6AS, NR31 6EP, NR31 6LX, NR31 6JA, NR31 6LH, NR31 0LE, NR31 6AY, NR31 6HQ, NR31 6JJ, NR31 6DA. These places recently saw activity by local installers of soundproofing. Gorleston home and business owners benefited from professional and reliable soundproofing services on each occasion.

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Other Tradespeople in Gorleston Norfolk: When your Gorleston home needs remodeling or improvements, many different tradespeople might be needed to finish the task, and despite the fact that your current search is for soundproofing in Gorleston, Norfolk, you might also need the expertise of a carpenter in Gorleston, an odd job man in Gorleston, waste removal in Gorleston, a plumber in Gorleston, a cleaner in Gorleston, a window specialist in Gorleston, a flooring specialist in Gorleston, a painter and decorator in Gorleston, a bricklayer in Gorleston, an electrician in Gorleston, a tiler in Gorleston, metalworkers in Gorleston, SKIP HIRE in Gorleston, a building contractor in Gorleston, a plasterer in Gorleston, and quite possibly others.

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(This soundproofing Gorleston article was compiled on 07-03-2023)