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Soundproofer Staines Surrey (TW18): If your Staines home is being impacted by noise, perhaps you should look into installing some soundproofing to bring a new sense of tranquility to your bedroom, home office, lounge or studio. Alternatively you might wish to soundproof a specific room to keep load noises in, for instance in a family room or home cinema, so that others aren't disturbed. Whatever your requirements are, soundproofing will provide you with sanity and peace of mind.

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It's important for us to understand how sound travels around a structure before it's possible to find strategies to stop it from occurring.

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Sound is able to travel in a couple of ways:

1. Through objects by the vibration of the material.

2. In open spaces by movement of air.

As dolphin and whale songs can show, sound also penetrates long distance through water, however unless your intention is to soundproof a swimming pool or aquarium we will look only at the methods of soundproofing buildings and rooms.


If you check around the room to be soundproofed and notice heating ducts, gaps around doors, ill fitting windows and even electrical sockets and light fittings, these are all aspects that can cause the transmission of sound. What we identify and hear as sound is in fact air molucules being vibrated and being picked up by our ear drum. All sounds travel through the air in the same way; it matters not if it's children playing, passing aircraft, heavy machinery, music or busy traffic that produces the sound.

It is helpful to imagine a room as a boat and inspect it carefully for leaks that need to be plugged before you can dare to sail it.


If sound moves through the air by vibration, then it makes perfect sense that this vibration can be transferred to, absorbed by or reflected by various materials. Sound can be transmitted around a property from its source by the vibration of walls, ceilings and floors. Even a room made from solid concrete, such as a basement, can produce a path of resonance which transmits sound waves, and even amplify them, to other rooms in a building.

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


A bare floor surface resonates more than one covered by a rug or carpet. These soft coverings will help absorb noises and can also add a bit of style to a previously bare room. Hanging wall coverings and curtains can also avoid sound reflections and vibrations through windows and walls without the need for a professional team of soundproofing specialists.

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Look for areas around the room where sound can come in or escape from; windows, electrical sockets, light fittings and doors, and stop up any gaps or holes. There are unique acoustic sealants available to buy which absorb the sound waves, and do not transfer them to the surrounding materials. They might be a tad more pricey than regular sealants or plaster, but they are worth it for their soundproofing efficiency.

If you're going to be redecorating or renovating while tackling your soundproofing, then think about the possibility of installing an additional layer of plasterboard (also called gypsum board, drywall or sheet rock). This is a dense board that's a perfect and economic soundproofing material. It is excellent for spaces such as movie rooms, studies or studios that are being built within the home. If you are not familiar with fitting studding and plasterboard, it's wise to employ a professional team to guarantee the best soundproofing improvements from its installation.

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Lastly you need to check all doors in the space you're seeking to soundproof. Although hollow doors are light and fairly cheap, their soundproofing characteristics are not the best. If you're able to change to solid doors you will find it enhances your soundproofing at little extra cost.


If you happen to live in a high sound pollution area, such as near an airport or next to busy roads, you'll have to be more creative in how to improve the soundproofing qualities of your property. This is where using the services of an established soundproofing contractor will bring the greatest results.

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The first questions you can expect to be asked are:

  1. What's the size of the room or area that needs to be soundproofed?
  2. Is it internal sounds or external noise that you need to target? i.e. To cut out traffic, passing trains or next door neighbours, or is it from internally produced sounds from a teenagers bedroom or family room for instance.
  3. What is the area you want to soundproof made from? (i.e. a brick wall, a fully lined concrete wall or a plasterboarded partition wall).
  4. Where is most of the noise pollution coming from? The walls, ceiling, doors, flooring or windows.

With honest answers to these questions a good soundproofing specialist in Staines will be able to supply you with solutions for your circumstances, and just as importantly, your budget. There will be different remedies for each of the main key areas of the room you wish to soundproof.


To soundproof any sort of room requires 2 key approaches:

  1. Minimise sound amplifying and reverberation.
  2. Improve and update the amount of sound absorption.

To effectively assess the areas that need to be improved, a site survey needs to be conducted by a soundproofing expert.

Conclusions from the survey will probably include adding some materials with different densities and masses to help increase the soundproofing attributes of the area. The use of acoustic foams and rubbers of varying density and mass will help in absorbing noises and reduce reflections and transmission sources.

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Insulation between any voids will be upgraded or improved to lower the noise amplification and resonation of these "sound boxes". If you think about a drum or wooden cajon, you are looking at a noise amplifying void enclosed within a resonating material; fundamentally what you might encounter inside ceiling and floor joists, or wall cavities.

Soundproofing capabilities are improved if different densities and materials are used, rather than installing only one kind of material. The various materials will eliminate different noise frequencies and deliver a more sympathetic feeling and auditory experience to a room.

The Building Regulations (Part E) focus on the soundproofing of domestic properties, and will need to be followed by any installation company in Staines. This regulation has the objective of protecting neighbours in the immediate area from the effects of noise pollution.

The Association of Noise Consultants and the Institute of Acoustics are trade organisations who provide qualifications and training, and are representative of the very best in companies and contractors which offer soundproofing solutions. Any Staines contractor bearing ANC or IOA accreditation will have been appraised to make sure they provide the highest reliability, standards and quality of workmanship within the soundproofing industry.

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Where is it Available?

Soundproofing is available in Staines and also nearby in: Old Windsor, Poyle, Fordbridge, Colnbrook, Horton, Brands Hill, Lyne, Stanwell, East Bedfont, Harmondsworth, Stanwell Moor, and in these postcodes TW18 1QP, TW18 1EG, TW18 1DT, TW18 1EF, TW18 1DN, TW15 3SQ, TW18 1DB, TW18 1ND, TW18 1PF, TW18 1RY. Locally based Staines soundproofing specialists will likely have the dialling code 01784 and the postcode TW18. Checking this out should guarantee that you are accessing local tradespeople installing soundproofing. Staines property owners can benefit from these and various other similar services.

Grants for Soundproofing

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Noise pollution and soundproofing improvement grants have been available in the past from Government and local councils. Up until March 2020, grants were offered by the Highways Agency for the soundproofing of properties if they were in designated areas affected by traffic noise. Check the Government website for the latest grants and compensation schemes that may be available to help with tackling noise pollution and soundproofing of property in Staines. (Tags: Staines Soundproofing Grants, Grants for Staines Soundproofing, Government Grants)

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I was interested to learn quite recently that a popular search phrase typed into Google and other search engines was "soundproofing foam", and local searches included things like "acoustic foam Staines" and "soundproofing foam Staines". Now, this suggests that lots of people are searching for a solution to soundproof their properties, and are hoping that soundproofing foam will accomplish this.

I don't wish to be the bearer of bad news, but soundproofing foam is not the answer to most noise related problems, and is most certainly not effective if you're looking to eliminate the racket from noisy next door neighbours in Staines.

The familiar "egg box" style foam, that appears to be the hallmark of soundproofing, was not actually developed for blocking out noise, but is meant for the reduction of echoing and resonation in music studios and comparable surroundings, where it can also improve the acoustic performance of a room. It isn't the right product preventing noise from travelling around your house, or preventing sound from penetrating the wall of a neighbouring property. Rather than stopping it, soundproofing foam actually allows sound to pass through it, because it is in fact porous.

Nevertheless, if you happen to be engaged on creating a music studio, this foam could be useful for you, and can be bought in different sheet sizes and various thicknesses (normally 25 millimetre and 50 millimetre). (Tags: Acoustical Foam Staines, Soundproofing Foam Staines, Acoustic Foam Staines, Soundproof Foam Staines).

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Soundproofing Help and Guidance

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Recently posted Surrey soundproofing requests: Asia Lakey recently enquired about getting a price for installing secondary acoustic glazing in a bungalow in Deepcut. Ruby-Rose and Kai Patel recently asked for a price quote for soundproofing a party wall in West End, Surrey. Maia Sloan and Eddison Sloan recently enquired about the possibility of soundproofing a property in Alfold, Surrey. Alicia Callaghan and Franco Callaghan recently enquired about the possibility of soundproofing a children's play room in West Horsley. Lucian and Maci Darlington recently enquired about the possibility of improving the soundproofing on a floor in Dunsfold. Catherine Irving and Timothy Irving recently asked for a price quote for reducing the level of footstep noise in a property in Fetcham. Ameerah and Jonas Worrall recently enquired about soundproofing the interior walls of a house in Horsell. Taylor Reeves from Tongham was hunting for somebody who could soundproof his home.

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Whenever you're carrying out any kind of property makeovers or home refurbishments in Staines, you are likely to generate a fair amount of waste. Whether or not a lot of waste is generated by your soundproofing project will be determined by the particulars of your specific project, sometimes there will be lots of waste, other times not much at all. Now some tradespeople will be happy to take away this waste for you, and dispose of it in an eco-friendly way, whilst others will simply leave you to deal with it on your own.

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If you are like most folks in Staines, you will hire a skip to dispose of this waste. Coming in an array of different sizes, skips can be arranged to accommodate the volume of waste that you're expecting to produce. Generally mini-skips hold around 2 cubic yards of waste, midi-skips hold around 4 cubic yards of waste, builders skips hold around 6 cubic yards of waste and roll-on-roll-off skips hold around 20 cubic yards of waste. Skip bags generally hold 1-1.5 cubic yards of waste.

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Staines Soundproofing Tasks

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There are a wide array of tasks that can be carried out by your local Staines soundproofing expert including isonic hanger systems, soundproofing music studios, soundproofing plasterboard installation Staines, acoustic flooring, soundboard installation in Staines, soundproofing for party walls, home soundproofing Staines, noisy neighbour soundproofing Staines, dampen noise from upstairs, batten wall systems, resilient bar soundproofing, soundproofing advice, noise reduction, commercial soundproofing Staines, ceiling soundproofing Staines, soundproofing gyms Staines, acoustic membranes Staines, cheap soundproofing Staines, cellar soundproofing Staines, independent ceiling systems in Staines, sound management in Staines, domestic soundproofing Staines, plant & machinery noise testing, sound insulation, acoustic panel installation Staines, acoustic mineral wool installations in Staines, sound testing, soundproof curtains, reduce noise from downstairs Staines, window soundproofing services in Staines, under floor hanger systems Staines, concrete floor soundproofing Staines, and more. Listed are just a few of the duties that are conducted by tradesmen installing soundproofing. Staines professionals will let you know their whole range of soundproofing services.

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Soundproofing Around Staines: Households in Penton Hall Drive, Laleham Road, Richmond Crescent, Bridge Street, Riverfield Road, High Street, Pinewood Drive, Langley Road, Broadacre, Edgell Road, Church Street, Berkeley Close, Burges Way, Chiltern Close, South Street, The Maltings, Ruskin Road, Commercial Road, Meadow Court, Park Avenue, Wyatt Road, Avondale Avenue, Thames Side, Guildford Street, Charter Place, Budebury Road, have needed soundproofing recently. Soundproofing surveys were also done in these local Staines postcodes: TW18 1QP, TW18 1EG, TW18 1DT, TW18 1EF, TW18 1DN, TW15 3SQ, TW18 1DB, TW18 1ND, TW18 1PF, TW18 1RY. These places recently saw activity by installers of sounddproofing. Staines home and property owners enjoyed trusted and reliable soundproofing services on every occasion.

Staines Information: Staines (or Staines-on-Thames) is a town located in the county of Surrey on the banks of the River Thames. It has been occupied since at least Roman times being an important crossing over the river for trade and communication. The Romans called it Ad Pontes or Pontes. Staines today has a population of around 18,000 and is a busy commuter town for those working in The City. The postcode for Staines is TW18 and the telephone dialling code for the area is 01784. Staines is situated about 4 miles from Ashford, 6 miles from Feltham, 15 miles from Guildford and 25 miles from central London. It is also very close to Heathrow Airport and Thorpe Park Resort. (Tags: Staines Surrey, Staines-on-Thames Surrey, Staines England)

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(This soundproofing Staines content was written on 26-01-2023)