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Soundproofer Highbridge Somerset (TA9): If you are concerned about the level of noise that's assailing your Highbridge home, be it in a bedroom, studio, lounge or home office, you might want to think about installing some soundproofing. You may also be concerned about any noise from a home cinema or family room seeping out and disturbing others. In any event, soundproofing is important for your peace of mind and sanity.

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It's important to realise how sound travels and is transmitted around a structure before it is possible to discover strategies to prevent it from occurring.

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There are only two ways in which sound can be transmitted around a home:

1. By vibration of solid materials and objects.

2. Through the air by vibration of air molecules.

As whale and dolphin song demonstrates, sound also travels long distances through water, but unless your intention is to soundproof a swimming pool or aquarium we will just look at the methods of soundproofing rooms and structures.


Any open ducting, single glazed windows, gaps around doors and even electrical switches and sockets can all be responsible for the transmission of sound outside or into a room. What we hear and identify as sound is actually the vibration of air molecules being picked up by our ear drum. All sounds travel through the air in the same manner; it does not matter if it's road traffic, heavy machinery, aircraft, children playing or music playing that creates the sound.

You should therefore visualise 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 also be transferred to, reflected by or absorbed by solid objects and structures. Sound can be transmitted around a property from its original source via the vibration of walls, ceilings and floors. Even if a room is encased in a solid material that is proofed against vibrations, such as a concrete lined cellar, the sound can be transmitted and possibly even amplified to other areas of the structure.

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


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

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Finding and sealing any gaps in the room, think windows, light fittings, door frames and electrical sockets, is also an easy job for a competent DIY'er. There are unique acoustic sealants available on the market that suppress the sound waves, and do not transmit them to surrounding materials. Acoustic sealants are inclined to be a touch more pricey than regular sealant products, but their impressive soundproofing qualities far outweigh the extra cost.

If the room you are working on is a blank canvas and you're doing the soundproofing as you renovate or decorate, consider putting up a layer of soundboard or plasterboard, (also called sheet rock, gypsum board or drywall). This is a fairly dense board which is an economic and useful soundproofing material. If you are putting in a home cinema, studio or home office then plasterboard will help in reducing sound transmission to and from that room, and can be decorated easily after installment. If you're not familiar with putting up plasterboard and framing, it's best to employ a professional team to guarantee the best soundproofing gains from its use.

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Last but not least you need to check all doors in the room that you're soundproofing. Even though hollow doors are light and fairly inexpensive, their soundproofing characteristics aren't all that brilliant. If you are able to change to solid wood doors you will find it enhances your soundproofing at little extra cost.


If the level of sound pollution is extreme in your location, because of traffic noise from a busy road nearby, or aircraft flying over for example, then more substantial ways to deal with the excess noise will need to be investigated. The best way to resolve these issues is to get hold of a specialist soundproofing and acoustic firm from your local area.

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Be prepared to answer the following four questions during an evaluation of your specific soundproofing needs:

  1. What is the main point where the noise creates the biggest issues? i.e. Is it emanating up through the floors, from the walls, through doors or down from overhead, or is it a mix of all factors.
  2. What is the space you want to soundproof constructed from? (i.e. a plasterboarded partition wall, a fully lined concrete wall or a brick wall).
  3. What are the particular noises that need to soundproofed? i.e. Is it external noises such as street noise, passing trains, neighbours etc, or is it from inside your home such as a family room or music room.
  4. What are the dimensions of the area or room that needs to be soundproofed?

An established soundproofing installation company in Highbridge will look at all of these points to provide remedies for your noise issues over a range of budgets. They'll offer different strategies for soundproofing each of the trouble spots within your home.


To soundproof any kind of room requires two key components:

  1. The absorption of sound will need to be improved.
  2. Reduce sound amplifying and reverberation.

A site survey is going to be needed to look at the elements to be improved.

Solutions from the survey will include adding some materials of different densities and masses to help maximise the soundproofing capabilities of the room. Soundproofing can be improved by the installation of acoustic rubber, foam and other materials which absorbs soundwaves and enhances and a room's sound quality.

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Voids between floor joists might need insulating to remove resonation gaps between them. Wall cavities or flooring and ceiling voids can all be assimilated with a drum, where the space inside acts like an amplification source for any unwelcome sounds.

Soundproofing abilities are improved if multiple layers of varying density materials are utilised, as opposed to installing a single type of material. This is because different frequencies are affected by different kinds of materials, therefore a variety of shapes, densities and layers within your soundproofing armoury are required.

All soundproofing installers in Highbridge have to follow the legislation for domestic buildings as specified by Part E of the Building Regulations. These legislation must be followed so as to protect yourself and others from being negatively impacted by noise pollution.

The Association of Noise Consultants and the Institute of Acoustics are recognised trade associations who provide training, qualifications and represent the best in contractors and companies who provide soundproofing solutions. A credible soundproofing contractor in Highbridge will have been subject to a vetting procedure for the quality and professionalism of their work to have become a member of these trade organisations.

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Soundproofing is available in Highbridge and also in: Brent Knoll, Yarrow, Edithmead, Northwick, Alstone, Berrow, Puriton, Huntspill, Stretcholt, Pawlett, Bason Bridge, Walrow, West Huntspill, Woolavington, Watchfield, East Brent, East Huntspill, and in these postcodes TA9 3JZ, TA9 3LY, TA9 4JS, TA9 3AQ, TA9 3TH, TA9 3EU, TA9 3GF, TA9 3NA, TA9 3EE, TA9 3GA. Locally based Highbridge soundproofing specialists will probably have the postcode TA9 and the phone code 01278. Checking this will ensure that you're accessing locally based tradespeople installing soundproofing. Highbridge householders can benefit from these and numerous other comparable services.

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Soundproofing Around Highbridge: Over the last 12 months soundproofing projects were accomplished in these Highbridge streets: Adams Close, Coronation Road, Willet Close, Market Terrace, Evercreech Way, Worston Orchard, Pepperall Road, Tesla Place, Market Street, Havage Close, Foster Court, Poples Bow, Brunels Way, Clyce Road, Main Road, Alstone Road, Oldway Place, Maritime Walk, Fairford Close, Stiling Close, Scott Road, Huntspill Road, Trowbridge Close, Bertha Terrace, and in these Somerset postcodes: TA9 3JZ, TA9 3LY, TA9 4JS, TA9 3AQ, TA9 3TH, TA9 3EU, TA9 3GF, TA9 3NA, TA9 3EE, TA9 3GA. Work was performed in these places by local installers of soundproofing. Highbridge residents benefited from high quality and competent soundproofing services.

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