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Soundproofer Gorleston Norfolk (NR31): If you are anxious about the amount of noise that is invading your Gorleston property, be it in a studio, home office, bedroom or lounge, you might want to look at installing or upgrading the soundproofing. In some cases you may be investigating soundproofing so that you don't disturb other inhabitants from a home cinema, family room or music room. Whatever your requirements, soundproofing will provide you with sanity and peace of mind.

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Before we can discover strategies for reducing sound pollution, we should understand precisely how sound travels.

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Sound is able to move in only two ways:

1. Through the air by vibration of air molecules.

2. Through the vibration of objects or materials.

Sound is also transmitted through water, however unless you're looking at soundproofing an aquarium or swimming pool we'll simply consider the isolation via air and materials.


If you look around the space to be soundproofed and detect open air-ducting, ill fitting windows, gaps around doors and even electrical sockets and switches, these are all factors that can transfer sound. All sound and noise will create the vibration and movement of the molecules in the air, and this is what we identify and hear. It doesn't matter whether it's music playing, children playing, heavy machinery, passing aircraft or road traffic, they all generate and transmit sound in the same way.

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


We all know that sounds are merely the vibration of air being processed by the ear, but that vibration is also reflected by or transferred to solid objects. The floors, walls and ceilings will all have an impact on how sound moves around an area, and can even transport that vibration to other parts of a building. Even if a room is encased in a dense material that is somewhat resistant to sound vibrations, such as a concrete lined basement, the sound can be reflected and possibly even amplified to other areas of the structure.

But, how can these sound transmitting effects be stopped from creating an issue? The solution is not surprisingly, soundproofing!


Think about covering bare floors, which resonate and reflect sound, with a rug or carpet. Not only will such a simple and straightforward solution reduce your noise pollution problem, but it can also perk up the room. Curtains, particularly heavy blackout styles, will also stifle any noises from invading or escaping a room, cost-effectively and without requiring professional installation.

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Look for areas around the room where sound can escape or come in; electrical sockets, windows, door frames and light fittings, and stop up the holes or gaps. Stopping up the holes and gaps with a specialist acoustic sealant found in many DIY outlets and builders merchants, can make a massive difference to sound transmission in a room. Acoustic sealants are inclined to be a bit more expensive than regular sealant products, however the special design has far greater soundproofing performance and is worth the small additional cost.

If your room is an empty canvas and you're doing the soundproofing as you renovate or decorate, look at putting up a layer of plasterboard or soundboard, (also called drywall, gypsum board or sheet rock). This is a dense type of board that's an economic and useful soundproofing material. It's great for areas like home offices, music studios or movie rooms which are being built within a property. If you do choose plasterboard to aid your soundproofing it is best to hire a professional fitter in Gorleston, to achieve the maximum benefit from its installment.

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Lastly you ought to check out all doors in the space you're seeking to soundproof. Although hollow doors are lightweight and comparatively inexpensive, their soundproofing characteristics are not all that brilliant. If you are able to change to solid wooden doors you will find it enhances your soundproofing at very little extra cost.


If the level of sound pollution is excessive in your area, on account of aircraft flying over, or traffic noise from a busy road for instance, then more serious methods to deal with the excess noise will have to be investigated. You'll receive the very best soundproofing results by hiring the expertise of an experienced soundproofing company.

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The initial questions you can expect to be asked are:

  1. What's the size of the area or room that needs to be soundproofed?
  2. What type of room or property do you wish to soundproof? Is it a fully lined concrete wall, a brick wall or a stud partition wall etc.
  3. What sounds or noise are you looking to subdue? i.e. External factors like road noise, noisy neighbours, passing trains etc, or sounds inside your home from a family room or music studio.
  4. Precisely where is the main source of the noise emanating from? i.e. Overhead, through the doors, windows, ceiling, floors or walls, or a combination of everything.

A professional soundproofing installation company in Gorleston will look into all these points to offer solutions to your noise problems for various budgets. They'll offer you different strategies to soundproof each of the troublesome areas within your home.


There are 2 areas that need to be dealt with to soundproof any space or room:

  1. Minimise sound amplifying and resonating.
  2. Maximise the absorption of sound.

This requires an on-site survey to ascertain what areas require developing from the current condition.

Solutions from the survey will include adding some materials of different masses and densities to help improve the soundproofing capabilities of the area. This additional mass will help to improve the absorption of noise by the use of acoustic foam or rubber to gain the maximum noise reduction impacts.

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Voids between floor joists might require insulating to remove the resonating gap between them. If you envision these spaces like a drum or wooden cajon then you can see that by leaving floor or ceiling joist spaces and wall cavities empty, you are creating a noise amplifying area.

Soundproofing is enhanced if different densities and materials are employed, as opposed to installing a single sort of material. The diverse materials will reduce different frequencies of noise and offer a more sympathetic auditory experience and feeling to a room.

Part E of the Building Regulations cover the soundproofing of domestic properties, and must be observed by any soundproofing service in Gorleston. These requirements have to be followed so as to protect yourself and others from being negatively impacted by noise pollution.

Trade associations in the soundproofing sector that offer qualifications, training and advice are the Institute of Acoustics and the Association of Noise Consultants. A reputable soundproofing company in Gorleston will have been verified for the quality and professionalism of their workmanship to have been accepted as a member of these trade associations.

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Where is it Available?

Soundproofing is available in Gorleston and also in nearby places like: Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Belton, Gunton, Browston Green, Burgh Castle, Fritton, Bradwell, Ashby, Hobland Hall, Blundeston, Hopton, Ashby Dell, Somerleyton, Lothingland, Corton, Browston, and in these postcodes NR31 0QQ, NR31 6EX, NR31 6EH, NR31 0QG, NR31 6JP, NR31 6BG, NR31 0PU, NR30 3QA, NR31 6DX, NR31 0PB. Locally based Gorleston soundproofing specialists will most likely have the phone code 01493 and the postcode NR31. Verifying this will confirm you access locally based tradespeople installing soundproofing. Gorleston householders are able to utilise these and various other similar services.

Acoustic or Soundproofing Underlay Gorleston

If you're looking for to minimise the noise experienced in your Gorleston property without causing excessive disturbance, you could consider installing some acoustic or soundproofing underlay. These soundproofing underlays can be used on both concrete and wood floors, and beneath carpet, engineered wood, laminate and vinyl planks floor coverings.

When your issue is mainly impact noise and not airborne noise, soundproofing underlay is an especially effective solution. The more widespread use of hard floor finishes means that impact noise is becoming a rising issue for homeowners in Gorleston. Things like moving furniture, kids stomping around and general footfall, are the type of noise we're referring to here.

Do not confuse ordinary carpet underlay with genuine soundproofing underlay, as some unscrupulous carpet stockists may try to sell you such products, claiming that they're suitable. Be sure to buy a quality acoustic underlay, if you've got real noise issues.

While the installation of acoustic underlay can be very successful in reducing impact noise within a dwelling, airborne noise such as shouting, loud music and booming televisions, can be another thing altogether, with some underlays being much better than others and having varying success rates. You should discuss the precise types of noise you are trying to lower with the supplier or soundproofing expert, and this should help you to establish the right underlay product for your noise reduction goals. (Tags: Soundproof Underlays Gorleston, Acoustic Underlayment Gorleston, Acoustic Underlays Gorleston, Soundproofing Underlay Gorleston).

Soundproofing Foam Gorleston

After performing some elementary keyphrase research, it appears as if one of the most popular searches on Google is for "soundproofing foam" and for home owners in Gorleston, perhaps "soundproofing foam Gorleston". That is really quite interesting, because it suggests that Gorleston homeowners are under the impression that soundproofing foam is a suitable product for solving their noise pollution issues.

I don't want to rain on anyone's parade, but soundproofing foam isn't the answer to most noise problems, and is definitely not much use if you are hoping to eliminate the racket from noisy next door neighbours in Gorleston.

Stopping the transmission of noise isn't the purpose of the familiar "egg box" shaped foam, which was in fact designed for use in music studios and similar environments, where it can enhance the sound clarity in a room, and reduce amplifying, echoing and resonation. It isn't good for stopping sound from travelling freely around your house, or stopping noise from penetrating a wall from a neighbouring building. Acoustic foam is porous and does not have the density to block noise, it absorbs it and actually lets sound pass through it.

Nonetheless, if you are working on creating a music studio, this foam product might be ideal for you, and can be purchased in various sheet sizes and different thicknesses (normally 25 millimetre and 50 millimetre). (Tags: Soundproofing Foam Gorleston, Acoustic Foam Gorleston, Music Studio Soundproofing Gorleston, Soundproof Foam Gorleston).

Acoustic Mineral Wool (AMW)

Having several applications for your sound absorption needs, AMW (otherwise known as acoustic mineral wool) is one of the handiest products available for soundproofing homes in Gorleston. Reducing reverberation, improving acoustic performance and absorbing sound waves, acoustic grade mineral wool is designed specifically for installation in the cavity spaces of walls, ceilings and floors.

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AMW normally comes in 600mm x 1200mm "slabs" and is widely available in thicknesses of 25mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm. AMW is frequently made of recycled raw materials (around 20%), is non-flammable and has an inert chemical composition. It will not react with any materials or substances that it comes into close contact with (i.e. brickwork, metal wall ties, plastics, masonryetc), and doesn't encourage the development of bacteria, mould or fungi.

Especially effective as a sound absorbing filler when used between floor joists, stud partitions and suspended ceilings, acoustic mineral wool is widely used in the building industry for acoustic, fire and thermal insulation. With regards to separating walls and floors, and when used alongside other soundproofing products, AMW can help in abiding by Part E of the Building Regulations.

Government Grants for Soundproofing

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Government grants have been offered for the purposes of combating environmental noise over the last few years. If your house is close to a busy motorway or road you could contact the Highways Agency who have offered grants in the past for soundproofing houses in particular areas. Check out the Government portal website for the latest compensation schemes and grants that may be available to assist with tackling noise pollution and soundproofing of property in Gorleston. (Tags: Grants for Gorleston Soundproofing, Gorleston Soundproofing Grants, Government Grants)

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In the Norfolk area you will also find: Ormesby St Margaret soundproofing, Terrington St John soundproofing services, Walton Highway soundproofing, Scratby soundproofing services, Old Buckenham soundproofers, Scratby soundproofing, Newton Flotman soundproofing, Scarning soundproofing services, Melton Constable soundproofing, Aylsham soundproofing services, Costessey soundproofers, Harleston soundproofing services, Hilgay soundproofing services, Coltishall soundproofing, Hempnall soundproofing, Kenninghall soundproofing, Spixworth soundproofers, Snettisham soundproofing services, Great Ellingham soundproofing, Narborough soundproofing services, Sutton soundproofing, Thurlton soundproofing services, Potter Heigham soundproofing services, Trunch soundproofing, Fleggburgh soundproofing, Scarning soundproofing, Outwell soundproofing, Aylsham soundproofing, Horsford soundproofers, Lingwood soundproofing services. All throughout Norfolk you should be able to locate soundproofers who'll offer quality services for your soundproofing needs. If you're unable to identify the perfect soundproofing expert in Gorleston itself then you will no doubt be able to uncover a good one nearby.

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Norfolk Soundproofing Enquiries

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The latest Norfolk soundproofing job requests: Ianis Nairn recently asked for a price quote for soundproofing the ceilings of a house in Hilgay, Norfolk. Stephen Lyons and Lilly Lyons recently asked for a price quote for installing secondary acoustic glazing in a property in Newton Flotman, Norfolk. Daniella Hawkins recently requested a quotation for reducing the level of footstep noise in a cottage in Rockland St Mary, Norfolk. Alvin Bowler recently asked for a quotation for soundproofing a party wall in Coltishall. Marley Sharkey recently enquired about getting a price for reducing the levels of sound transmission in a cottage in Dickleburgh. Kiaan Farrell and Savannah Farrell recently asked for a price quote for soundproofing a library room in Middleton, Norfolk. Brandon and Rumaysa Christie recently asked for a price quote for doing some soundproofing on a music studio in a cottage in Emneth. Noor and Brooklyn Dibble recently asked for a quotation for soundproofing a bungalow in Morley.

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One of the major downsides of doing property revamps or home refurbishments in Gorleston is the sheer amount of waste that is produced. Although on the whole, soundproofing doesn't create a huge amount of waste, it is going to depend on the size of your project and the type of surface that it is being installed onto. Some tradespeople allow for for the removal of waste in their quotes, and if this is not itemised ask if it's included, if not you'll need to make your own arrangements.

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Hiring a skip is one of the easiest and most trouble-free ways to dispose of this waste. No matter what quantity of rubbish you've got, there'll be a perfect skip size on offer. The volumes of the popular skips are skip bags 1-1.5 yards, mini-skips 2-3 yards, midi-skips 4-5 yards, and builders skips 6-8 yards.

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Also find: Fritton soundproofing, Browston soundproofing, Ashby soundproofing, Somerleyton soundproofing, Lothingland soundproofing, Belton soundproofing, Great Yarmouth soundproofing, Corton soundproofing, Bradwell soundproofing, Browston Green soundproofing, Hopton soundproofing, Blundeston soundproofing, Hobland Hall soundproofing, Lowestoft soundproofing, Ashby Dell soundproofing, Burgh Castle soundproofing, Gunton soundproofing services and more. Most of these places are served by tradesmen fitting soundproofing. Gorleston property owners can get quotes by going here.

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Soundproofing Around Gorleston: Soundproofing was recently needed by householders living in Marine Close, Marine Parade, Drudge Road, Waunci Crescent, Hewett Close, Viking Close, Bridge Road, Kennedy Avenue, Elmhurst Close, Deborah Road, Buxton Avenue, Gournay Avenue, Pier Gardens, Brett Avenue, Nelson Road, Youell Avenue, Tudor Walk, Park Road, Wedgewood Court, Clarence Road, Bernard Road, Lower Cliff Road, Beach Road, Mariner's Close, Avondale Road and these Gorleston postcodes: NR31 0QQ, NR31 6EX, NR31 6EH, NR31 0QG, NR31 6JP, NR31 6BG, NR31 0PU, NR30 3QA, NR31 6DX, NR31 0PB. These places recently saw activity by installers of sounddproofing. Gorleston home and property owners benefited from professional and competent soundproofing services in every case.

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(This soundproofing Gorleston article was created on 16-05-2022)