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Soundproofer Martlesham Suffolk (IP12): If the level of noise is an issue in your home in Martlesham then it may be time to consider some soundproofing to make your home office, bedroom, lounge or studio a peaceful haven from the outside world. Alternatively you might want to soundproof a single room to keep noise in, such as in a family room or home cinema, so that others aren't disturbed. No matter what soundproofing needs are required, it will be essential for you and your neighbour's peace of mind and sanity.

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First of all it will help if we learn exactly how is transmitted and travels before we can find ways to reduce any excessive noise escaping from or intruding into your home.

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There are only two ways by which sound can travel around a room:

1. Around and within a solid object by vibration and reflection.

2. By the vibration of air molecules.

Sound also travels through water, but unless you're thinking about soundproofing an aquarium or swimming pool we'll just focus on its isolation via air and materials.


Substantial levels of sound can be transferred out of and into a room through heating ducts, single glazed windows, gaps around doors and even light fittings and electrical sockets. All noise and sounds will create movement and vibration of the air molecules, and this is what we identify and hear. All sounds travel through the air in the same fashion; it doesn't matter if it's nearby traffic, children playing, machinery, music or passing aircraft that produces the sound.

If you try to visualise your room as a bucket, you are attempting to find any leaks which need sealing before you can fill it up with liquid.


Sound waves can additionally be reflected by, absorbed by or transferred to solid materials and structures. Sound can be transported around a building from its original source by the vibration of floors, ceilings and walls. Care has to be taken with brick or solid concrete walls, such as in cellars or basements, as sound can be reflected and amplified to other rooms in your home.

But, how can these effects be prevented from causing a problem? The solution is naturally, soundproofing!


If you've got bare floorboards or floors, think about covering them with carpet or laying a few rugs to help reduce any sound reflections and vibrations. Such a simple and straightforward solution can enhance a room and help to dampen down any noises to boot. Curtains, especially substantial blackout types, will also subdue any noises from escaping or invading the area, economically and without the need for professional installation.

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Another economical and do-it-yourself remedy is to plug any gaps around electrical sockets, doors, light fittings and windows. It is possible to buy professional acoustic sealants in some building supply stores which moderate the transmission of sound by absorbing the sound waves. They may be a little more pricey than regular plaster or sealants, but they're worth it for their soundproofing efficiency.

If your room is a blank canvas and you're soundproofing as you renovate or decorate, look at installing another layer of plasterboard or soundboard, (also known as gypsum board, sheet rock or drywall). This is an efficient and economical soundproofing material owing to its dense nature. It's great if you are putting in a cinema room, games room or study in your property in Martlesham. It is far better to hire a professional Martlesham tradesman to install plasterboard unless you are experienced in this task.

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One last simple soundproofing treatment is to look at the materials your doors are made of. If you have hollow doors fitted to rooms you'll discover they can resonate and vibrate with any sound that they experience. Solid core doors, whilst a bit more pricey, can do wonders for improving the soundproofing in a room.


Some properties, such as those next to busy roads or on aircraft flight paths, have naturally more sound issues and will need other ways to solve the dilemma. You'll get the best possible soundproofing outcome by using the expertise of an experienced soundproofing company.

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The first questions you will be asked are:

  1. What sounds or noise are you attempting to suppress? i.e. External things like passing trains, road noise, neighbours playing loud music etc, or internal sounds from a teenagers bedroom or home cinema.
  2. What area needs to be soundproofed? i.e. Is it an attic conversion, a concrete lined cellar, a brick walled room or a stud partitioned room.
  3. What are the dimensions of the area or room that must be soundproofed?
  4. What is the main place where the sound creates the most problems? i.e. Is it coming up through the floors, from the walls, down from overhead or through windows/doors, or is it a combination of all these things.

Your answers to these questions will enable you to get quotes for the various available solutions that match your requirements. The parts of your room that are responsible for the biggest problems will each require different solutions.


There are 2 areas that need to be addressed to successfully soundproof any room or space:

  1. Increase and update the amount of sound absorption.
  2. Cut down on the effects on the way sound is reflected off and transmitted through hard surfaces.

To effectively assess the soundproofing areas that require improvement, a site survey needs to be performed by a soundproofing expert.

A specialist will look at the different methods for adding density and mass to the main trouble spots. This additional mass will help to increase absorption of the sound energy by means of acoustic rubber or foam to gain the maximum sound reduction impacts.

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Any noticeable voids in the area may require some form of muffling material to be inserted between them to lower noise resonation. If you envision such spaces like a drum then you can see that by leaving floor or ceiling joist spaces and wall cavities empty, you are creating a sound amplification area.

Soundproofing capabilities are enhanced if multiple layers of varying density materials are employed, as opposed to installing a single type of material. The various materials will eliminate different sound frequencies and deliver a more harmonious auditory experience and feeling to a room.

Any soundproofing specialist in Martlesham must conform to the Part E of the Building Regulations, if dealing with a domestic property. These regulations must be followed in order to safeguard yourself and others from the harmful effects of noise pollution.

Trade organisations in the soundproofing industry who provide guidance, training and qualifications are the Institute of Acoustics and the Association of Noise Consultants. A reputable soundproofing company in Martlesham will have been verified for the quality and professionalism of their workmanship to have become a member of these organisations.

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Where is it Available?

Soundproofing services are available in Martlesham and also in: Great Bealings, Martlesham Heath, Ramsholt, Carlford, ShottishamBrightwell, Culpho, Tuddenham, Waldringfield Heath, Playford, Waldringfield, Bucklesham, Newbourne, Hemley, Little Bealings, Hasketon, and in these postcodes IP13 6NA, , IP12 4TU, IP5 3TN, IP5 3QN, IP12 4UR, IP12 4RR, IP12 4JD, IP5 3SB, and IP12 4SR. Locally based Martlesham soundproofing specialists will likely have the phone code 01394 and the postcode IP12. Checking this out can ensure that you are accessing local tradesmen installing soundproofing. Martlesham home and business owners can utilise these and countless other related services. To make enquiries and get soundproofing quotations, you can click on the "Quote" banner.

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After doing some fundamental keyphrase research, it it would seem to be the case that one of the most commonplace searches on Google and Yahoo is for "soundproofing foam" and for property owners in Martlesham, perhaps "soundproofing foam Martlesham". Now, that's quite worrying because this would indicate that local householders are looking to soundproofing foam as an answer to their noise problems in Martlesham.

I'm not trying to be a bearer of bad tidings, but the truth is that acoustic foam is not going to be the answer you are looking for, and will certainly not reduce the racket caused by your noisy neighbours in Martlesham.

Blocking out noise isn't the function of the familiar "egg box" shaped foam, which was actually developed for use in music studios and similar environments, where it can improve the acoustic performance of a room, and reduce amplifying, reverberation and echoing. It is not the right material preventing noise from travelling freely around your house, or stopping sound from passing through a wall from a neighbouring property. Acoustic foam is in fact porous and doesn't block noise, it absorbs it and lets sound pass through it.

It may be that you actually have a music room in your property in Martlesham, in which instance this foam may be handy for you.

AMW (Acoustic Mineral Wool)

Having a range of applications for your noise reduction requirements, acoustic mineral wool is one of the handiest products available for the soundproofing of houses in Martlesham. When placed in the cavity spaces of ceilings, floors and walls, acoustic grade mineral wool is designed specifically to dampen vibration, improve acoustic performance and absorb airborne sound.

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Usually available in "slabs" of 1200mm x 600mm, AMW also comes in different thicknesses (25 millimetres, 50 millimetres, 75 millimetres and 100 millimetres). Acoustic mineral wool is safe for use in your house in Martlesham, as it is chemically inert and and is non-combustible, it is also eco-friendly being made partly with recycled materials. It will not have a reaction with any substances or materials that it comes into contact with (i.e. metal wall ties, brickwork, plastics, masonry), and doesn't encourage the growth of bacteria, mould or fungi.

Acoustic mineral wool is particularly effective as a sound absorption infill when installed between stud partitioning, floor joists and suspended ceilings, and is widely used in the building industry for thermal, fire and acoustic insulation. In relation to separating walls and floors, and so as to adhere to Part E of the Building Regulations, acoustic mineral wool can be used together with other sound absorbing materials.... READ MORE.

Soundproofing Curtains

Acoustic curtains, also known as soundproof curtains or noise-reducing curtains, have become popular as an efficient way to reduce unwanted external noise and create a more peaceful and quieter environment indoors. Sound waves are absorbed, blocked and dampened by these specialist curtains, making them a useful option for enhancing working or living spaces in Martlesham.

Dense materials that can reflect and absorb sound waves are used to construct soundproofing curtains. Heavy fabrics, such as suede, velvet, or multiple layers of woven fabric, along with an inner core made of mass-loaded vinyl or foam, are the typical layers of soundproof curtains. Minimising the transmission of noise from outside sources, these materials work together to effectively reduce the level of sound that enters a room.

If you're looking for a soundproof solution that is simple to install, soundproof curtains are the way to go. Regular soundproofing procedures are complicated and time-consuming, but these curtains can be simply hung on pre-existing curtain tracks or rods, making them the perfect solution for those who want a quick and easy way to reduce noise. If you're looking for a convenient and cost-effective way to reduce noise without making irreversible changes to your living space, these curtains are the perfect solution for you, whether you're a homeowner or a renter in Martlesham.

Soundproof curtains are both functional and visually versatile. For interior decor that complements their style, home and property owners can choose from a variety of designs, colours and patterns. While effectively soundproofing the room, these curtains also be a factor in its overall aesthetic appearance.

Think about the specific noise problems you're facing when choosing soundproof curtains. The effectiveness of different curtains at reducing noise varies, and is generally measured in decibels (dB). Also, some curtains may be better at insulating against external noise, while others may be better at absorbing echo and reverberation within a room. This makes them ideal for use in recording studios, office spaces or home theatres. (33221 - Soundproof Curtains Martlesham)

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There is a variety of work that can be completed by your local Martlesham soundproofing expert including home soundproofing Martlesham, soundproofing quotes, machinery & plant noise testing Martlesham, sash window soundproofing Martlesham, floor soundproofing, acoustic mineral wool installation, acoustic glass, soundproofing home gyms, soundproofing consultations, soundproof curtains, wooden floor soundproofing Martlesham, echo reduction in Martlesham, soundproofing underlay, room soundproofing services, underfloor soundplank installation Martlesham, acoustic panel installation, soundproofing for party walls, isonic hanger soundproofing in Martlesham, industrial soundproofing Martlesham, soundproofing cinema rooms, dampen noise from upstairs, independent ceiling systems, vibration control services, residential soundproofing Martlesham, soundproofing services, soundproofing supplies, noise control Martlesham, cheap soundproofing Martlesham, door soundproofing, under floor hanger systems, soundproofing surveys, studio soundproofing Martlesham, and lots more. These are just a selection of the tasks that are accomplished by those installing soundproofing. Martlesham contractors will be happy to tell you about their whole range of soundproofing services.

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