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Soundproofer Sawley Derbyshire (NG10): If your Sawley property is being affected by noise, maybe you should consider putting in some soundproofing to bring a new sense of tranquility to your studio, home office, bedroom or lounge. Alternatively you may want to soundproof a room to keep load noises in, for instance in a home cinema or family room, to avoid disturbing others. Either way, soundproofing is crucial for peace of mind and sanity.

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Before we are able to discover strategies for countering sound pollution, it would be a good idea to understand exactly how sound travels and is transmitted.

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Basically, sound travels in two ways around a home:

1. Through the vibration of objects or materials.

2. In open spaces by movement of air.

As whale and dolphin song shows, sound also penetrates long distance through water, however unless your aim is to soundproof a swimming pool or aquarium we will look only at the techniques of soundproofing rooms and buildings.


Sounds can be transmitted into and out of a room through gaps around doors, single glazed windows, open ducting 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 hear. All sounds travel through the air in this same manner; it does not matter if it's children playing, busy traffic, passing aircraft, music or machinery that produces the sound.

If you can imagine your room as a bucket, and you are trying to find any leaks that need sealing before you fill it up with liquid.


Sound waves can additionally be absorbed by, reflected by or transferred to solid objects and structures. Sound can be transferred around a building from its original source through the vibration of floors, walls and ceilings. Care should be taken with brick or solid concrete walls, such as a basement, because sound can be transmitted and sometimes even amplified to other rooms in your home.

How do we stop these sound vibrations having an impact on other people? Soundproofing obviously.


If you have bare floorboards or floor surfaces, think about putting down a few rugs or cover with a carpet to help in reducing any sound reflections and vibrations. Such a straightforward solution can spruce up a room and help to dampen down any noise to boot. Curtains, and in particular substantial blackout styles, will also suppress any sounds from invading or escaping a room, cost-effectively and without requiring specialist soundproofing.

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Track down areas in your room where noise can escape or come in; light fittings, doors, windows and electrical sockets, and seal the holes or gaps. There are some special acoustic sealants available to buy that absorb the sound waves, and don't transmit them to the surrounding materials. There will be a considerable difference in the price when compared to a normal sealant, but the soundproofing abilities are much better and can make a huge difference to a room's level of soundproofing.

If you're luckily enough to be renovating or redecorating while considering your soundproofing requirements, then look at the possibility of installing an additional layer of plasterboard (also called drywall, sheet rock or gyproc). This is an economic and efficient soundproofing material due to its dense nature. It is excellent for areas like home cinemas, home offices or music studios being built within your house in Sawley. If you do choose plasterboard to help with your soundproofing it is a good idea to employ a professional fitter in Sawley, to gain the maximum possible effect from its installation.

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One final easy soundproofing solution is to look at the materials from which your doors are made. Hollow doors are fairly cheap but their soundproofing capabilities are far from ideal. If you are able to change to solid doors you will find it enhances your room's soundproofing at minimal extra cost.


Some areas, for example those on aircraft flight-paths or next to busy routes, have naturally more sound problems and will require other ways to solve the situation. The best solution for resolving these issues is to contact a competent soundproofing and acoustic contractor from your local area.

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Be ready to answer the following four questions during a survey of your specific soundproofing requirements:

  1. How big is the room you need to have soundproofed?
  2. What area needs to be soundproofed? i.e. Is it a concrete lined cellar, a stud partitioned room, a brick walled room or an attic conversion.
  3. Is it internal noise or external sounds that you wish to address? i.e. To reduce neighbours, trains or traffic, or is it from internally created sounds from a music studio or home cinema for instance.
  4. From what direction does the sound appear to be coming? i.e. Through the ceiling, walls, floors, doors or windows or a combination of all of these.

Your answers to these queries will allow you to receive estimates for the various available solutions that match your situation. There'll be different solutions for each of the main key areas of the room you wish to soundproof.


To soundproof any type of room requires two key strategies:

  1. Increase and update the amount of sound absorption.
  2. Minimise sound the resonating and amplification of sound.

An on-site survey is going to be needed to assess the aspects that need to be improved.

A specialist will look at the different ways to add mass and density to the areas with problems. This extra mass will include ways to increase absorption of the sound energy through the use of acoustic rubber or foam to gain the maximum noise reduction impacts.

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Any uninsulated voids in the room may need some kind of deadening material to be installed between them to reduce sound resonation. Floor and ceiling voids and wall cavities can all be assimilated with a drum, where the space acts like an amplification source for any undesired sounds.

Soundproofing qualities are improved if different densities and materials are used, as opposed to installing a single type of material. This is due to the fact that the different material densities react better with different frequencies and will provide a much better acoustic solution to your soundproofing project.

Any soundproofing specialist in Sawley will have to comply with the the Building Regulations (Part E), if your property is residential in nature. These legislation should be adopted in order to protect yourself and neighbours from the harmful effects of sound pollution.

Watch out for companies showing the logos of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) or the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) to be certain you're using a business that is knowledgable and fully qualified in the soundproofing industry. Only those Sawley businesses that have been appraised and accredited by these associations for quality, reliability and professionalism are permitted to bear the logo.

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Where is Soundproofing Available?

Soundproofing is available in Sawley and also in: Church Wilne, Toton, Attenborough, Long Eaton, Barton in Farbis, Shardlow, Dale Abbey, Chilwell, Gotham, Stanton by Dale, Stapleford, Breaston, Risley, Beeston, Draycott, Clifton, Sandiacre, Bramcote, and in these postcodes NG10 1PT, NG10 3AU, NG10 3AJ, NG10 3GE, NG10 3EJ, NG10 3FE, NG10 3AZ, NG10 3GR, NG10 1SG, NG10 3GU. Locally based Sawley soundproofing specialists will probably have the postcode NG10 and the telephone code 0115. Verifying this can confirm that you are accessing local tradesmen installing soundproofing. Sawley property owners can utilise these and various other related services.

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It appears from some simple keyphrase research that one of the most common searches on Google and Bing is for "soundproofing foam" and for local people, "soundproofing foam Sawley". That is really quite worrying, as it would suggest that Sawley householders are under the impression that soundproofing foam products are suitable for solving their noise issues.

It isn't a case of me trying to rain on your parade, but the simple truth is that this sort of product is not likely to be the answer you are looking for, and will certainly not eliminate the racket caused by noisy neighbours in Sawley.

Stopping the transmission of noise is not the function of the familiar "egg box" style foam, which was in fact developed for use in music studios and similar settings, where it can improve the acoustic performance of a room, and reduce reverberation, echoing and amplification. This type of product isn't good for stopping noise from travelling through a neighbours wall, or even moving freely around your property and causing a nuisance. Because acoustic foam is spongy and porous, it actually permits sound to pass right through it, and does not have the consistency to stop it.

It may be that you actually have a music studio in your property in Sawley, in which instance this product may be useful for you. (Tags: Soundproofing Foam Sawley, Acoustic Foam Sawley, Music Studio Soundproofing Sawley, Soundproof Foam Sawley).

AMW (Acoustic Mineral Wool)

One of the most useful materials available for the soundproofing of homes and buildings in Sawley, AMW (or acoustic mineral wool) has a number of different applications for your noise reduction needs. Specifically designed to be installed in the cavity spaces of floors, walls and ceilings, acoustic mineral wool is effective in reducing reverberation, enhancing acoustic performance and absorbing airborne sound.

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Widely available in thicknesses of 25mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm, AMW commonly comes in 1200mm x 600mm "slabs". Acoustic mineral wool is safe to use in your property in Sawley, as it has an inert chemical composition and is non-flammable, it is also friendly to the environment being made partly using recycled raw materials. It does not encourage the growth of bacteria, fungi or mould, nor does it have a reaction with any substances or materials that it comes into close contact with (i.e. metal wall ties, brickwork, masonry or plastics).

When utilised as a sound absorbing infill between flooring joists, stud partitioning and suspended ceilings, AMW is particularly effective, and it is well-known in the building industry for its fire, acoustic and thermal insulation qualities. When used together with other soundproofing materials, acoustic mineral wool can help in abiding by The Building Regulations (Part E) with regards to separating walls and floors.

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Adding a soundproofing underlay is an excellent way of adding some soundproofing to your property in Sawley without the need for any significant disruption. This is okay for use on wooden or concrete floors and can be installed underneath vinyl planks, carpet, laminate, engineered wood, and various other flooring types.

When your issue is for the most part impact noise and not airborne noise, acoustic underlay is an especially beneficial treatment. The current use of hard floor finishing products means that impact noise pollution has become a rising issue for homeowners in Sawley. The sort of noise we're talking about here is shifting furniture, general foot traffic and children stomping around, in particular from rooms upstairs.

Do not confuse normal carpet underlay with genuine soundproofing underlay, as some carpet companies may try to sell you such products, claiming that they're suitable. If you've got significant problems with noise be sure to invest in a quality acoustic underlay.

Whilst acoustic underlay is most effective for impact noise, some are better than others when faced with airborne noise pollution such as booming televisions, deafening music and shouting. You should discuss the specific kinds of noise you're seeking to minimise with your soundproofing expert or supplier, and this should help you to pick the correct product for your noise cancelling goals.

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Recently posted Derbyshire soundproofing customer job requests: Shane Mcghee recently requested a price quote for soundproofing a reading room in a detached house in Ironville, Derbyshire. Inaayah and Myles Mcloughlin recently asked for an estimate for reducing the levels of sound transmission in a bungalow in Matlock. Mr and Mrs Heath recently enquired about getting a price for installing secondary acoustic glazing in a bungalow in Overseal, Derbyshire. Iris Sugden and Billy Sugden recently asked for an estimate for soundproofing the interior walls of a bungalow in Barlborough, Derbyshire. Sumayyah and Ashwin Tucker recently asked for a quote for soundproofing a party wall in Elmton. Jorge Holloway recently requested a price quote for soundproofing a music room in Stanley Common. Robin Barron and Rowan Barron recently enquired about the possibility of soundproofing a floor in Middleton. Carter and Leia Kipling recently requested a quotation for soundproofing a children's play room in Chapel En le Frith, Derbyshire.

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In Derbyshire you can also get: Matlock Bath soundproofing, Pinxton soundproofing services, Great Wilne soundproofing services, Shirland soundproofing, Duckmanton soundproofers, Killamarsh soundproofers, New Houghton soundproofers, Barlow soundproofing, Breadsall soundproofers, Great Longstone soundproofers, Heath soundproofers, Glapwell soundproofing services, Repton soundproofing services, Hatton soundproofing, Tupton soundproofers, Renishaw soundproofers, South Normanton soundproofing services, Unstone soundproofing services, Church Wilne soundproofing, Church Wilne soundproofers, Ironville soundproofers, Denby Bottles soundproofers, Matlock soundproofers, Grindleford soundproofing services, Ashover soundproofing, Furness Vale soundproofers, Calow soundproofers, Grindleford soundproofing, Wirksworth soundproofing services, Clay Cross soundproofing services. Throughout Derbyshire it should be possible to locate soundproofers who'll offer quality services for all your soundproofing requirements. If you cannot identify the perfect soundproofing expert in Sawley itself you should be able to find a good one nearby.

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The amount of waste which is generated when doing property makeovers or home refurbishments in Sawley is one of the main downsides of this type of project. Although soundproofing isn't one of those projects that typically generates lots of waste, that's not invariably the case, and it will depend on the scale of your installation. Some soundproofing contractors make allowances for the removal of waste in their quotes, and if this isn't listed ask if it's included, if not you'll have to make your own arrangements.

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Regardless of whether the tradesperson is sorting this out or you're doing it yourself, hiring a skip will often be the best solution for waste removal. Skips come in all shapes and sizes, so there's definitely one out there to suit your exact requirements. Skip sizes include skip bags to mini-skips, midi-skips to builders skips, and for really big projects or industrial use - roll-on roll-off skips.

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Also find: Dale Abbey soundproofing, Church Wilne soundproofing, Shardlow soundproofing, Sandiacre soundproofing, Stapleford soundproofing, Chilwell soundproofing, Gotham soundproofing, Risley soundproofing, Stanton by Dale soundproofing, Draycott soundproofing, Bramcote soundproofing, Long Eaton soundproofing, Barton in Farbis soundproofing, Breaston soundproofing, Toton soundproofing, Beeston soundproofing, Attenborough soundproofing, Clifton soundproofing services and more. Most of these villages and towns are covered by tradesmen fitting soundproofing. Sawley property owners can get soundproofing quotations by going here.

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Soundproofing Around Sawley: Property owners who live in the following areas and streets have just recently inquired about soundproofing - Clifford Close, Wilne Close, Hardwick Court, Twyford Road, Sawley Road, Haddon Way, Darley Drive, Townside Close, Arnold Crescent, Portland Road, Lakeside Avenue, Pym Leys, Firs Street, Osmaston Close, Lakeside Crescent, Tenter Close, Mannion Crescent, Diamond Close, Trent Lock, Hey Street, Lock Lane, Towle Street, Shirley Street, Clarke Drive, Hathersage Avenue, as well as the following local Sawley postcodes: NG10 1PT, NG10 3AU, NG10 3AJ, NG10 3GE, NG10 3EJ, NG10 3FE, NG10 3AZ, NG10 3GR, NG10 1SG, NG10 3GU. Work was achieved in these places by installers of sounddproofing. Sawley homeowners were given trusted and competent soundproofing services on every occasion.

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(This soundproofing Sawley content was updated on 13-09-2022)