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Soundproofer Stroud Gloucestershire (GL5): If you're concerned about the level of noise in your Stroud property, be it in a studio, lounge, home office or bedroom, you should look at putting in some soundproofing. In some circumstances you might be looking at soundproofing so that you don't disturb others from a children's room, home cinema or music studio. Whatever your needs, soundproofing will help to maintain your peace of mind and sanity.

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Before we are able to find techniques for combating sound pollution, it might help if we understand how sound travels.

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There are only two ways by which sound can move around a home:

1. By the vibration of air molecules.

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

As whale and dolphin songs can show, sound also penetrates long distance through water, however unless you wish to soundproof an aquarium or swimming pool we'll look only at the techniques of soundproofing rooms and buildings.


If you look around the room to be soundproofed and discover heating ducts, gaps around doors, ill fitted windows and even light fittings and electrical sockets, these are all causes of sound transmission. Any noise vibrates the molecules in the air and this vibration is what we pick up and hear as sound. All sounds are moved through the air in the same fashion; it matters not if it's music playing, nearby traffic, passing aircraft, kids playing or heavy machinery that creates the sound.

Any gaps in the room can be looked at as a leak and will need to be closed off.


As sound travels through the air by vibrations, then it seems logical that such vibrations can be absorbed by, reflected by or transferred to various materials. Sound can be transferred around a dwelling from its original source via the vibration of floors, ceilings and walls. Care has to be taken with brick or solid concrete walls, such as a basement, since sound can be transmitted and sometimes even amplified to other parts of your home.

So, what's the best way to stop this sound transmission having an impact on other people? Soundproofing of course.


If you have bare floorboards or floors, consider putting down a few rugs or cover with a carpet to help in reducing any vibrations and sound reflections. Not only can such a simple and straightforward solution reduce your problem with noise, but it can also spruce up the room. Curtains, especially substantial blackout styles, will also subdue any noises from escaping or invading a room, economically and without requiring professional soundproofing.

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Locating and stopping up any gaps or holes in the room, think doors, windows, light fittings and electrical sockets, is also an easy task for a skilled DIY'er. Plugging the holes and gaps with a special acoustic sealant that can be purchased in many DIY and building material shops, can make a big difference to how your room sounds. There might be a little difference in price when compared with a standard sealant, however the soundproofing abilities are significantly better and can make a massive difference to a room.

If your room is a blank canvas and you are soundproofing as you renovate or decorate, look at putting up a layer of plasterboard or soundboard, (also known as sheet rock, gypsum board or drywall). This is an economic and efficient soundproofing material due to its dense nature. It's great for spaces like home cinemas, studies or studios being built within your house in Stroud. If you do decide to use plasterboard to help with your soundproofing it is a good idea to use a specialist fitter in Stroud, to get the maximum benefit from its installment.

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One last easy soundproofing remedy is to look at the materials from which your doors are made. Hollow doors are reasonably cheap although their soundproofing qualities are a far cry from ideal. Switching hollow core doors for solid core will enhance the soundproofing attributes of an area with only a minimal extra cost.


If the sound levels are extreme in your area, on account of traffic noise from a busy road nearby, or aircraft flying over for example, then more substantial methods to deal with the excess noise will have to be investigated. This is where employing the services of a specialist soundproofing company will bring the most effective results.

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Expect to answer the four following questions during an evaluation of your specific soundproofing requirements:

  1. How large is the area you need to be soundproofed?
  2. What is the room you wish to soundproof made from? (i.e. a lined concrete wall, a stud partition wall or a brick wall).
  3. Where is the majority of the noise pollution coming from? The doors, walls, floors, windows or ceiling.
  4. Is it internal sounds or external noise that you want to tackle? i.e. To cut out traffic noise, neighbours or trains, or is it from internally created sounds from a family room or music studio for example.

Your answers to such questions will allow you to receive estimates for the various available solutions that match your situation. There will be different solutions for each of the main key areas of the space that you want to soundproof.


There are two areas that must be addressed to successfully soundproof any space:

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

To precisely assess the areas that need improvement, a site survey must be carried out by a soundproofing company in Stroud.

Conclusions from the survey will probably include adding some materials with different masses and densities to help maximise the soundproofing qualities of the space. The addition of acoustic rubbers and foams of varying mass and density will help in absorbing sounds and reduce transmission and reflection sources.

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Insulation between any existing voids will be upgraded to lessen the noise amplification and resonation of these sound boxes. Wall cavities or flooring and ceiling voids can all be likened to a drum, where the space acts as an amplifying area for any unwelcome sounds.

Combined layers of materials with different masses and densities work better at absorbing noise than a single material layer of one type. This is because different frequencies are affected by different types of materials, therefore a range of densities, layers and shapes within your soundproofing panels are needed for the best results.

All soundproofing contractors in Stroud must follow the requirements for domestic properties as laid out in Part E of the Building Regulations. Such regulations should be observed in order to safeguard yourself and neighbours from the harmful effects of noise pollution.

Watch out for companies showing the logos of the Association of Noise Consultants or the Institute of Acoustics to make certain you're dealing with a business that is fully qualified and knowledgeable in the soundproofing industry. Only those Stroud businesses that have been vetted and approved by these organisations for quality, professionalism and reliability are allowed to display the logo.

Where is it Available?

Soundproofing services are available in Stroud and also in nearby places like: Thrupp, Kingscourt, Woodchester, Lightpill, Rodborough Common, Dudbridge, Ryeford, Whiteshill, Ebley, Paganhill, Bowbridge, Cashes Green, Uplands, and in these postcodes GL5 1HQ, GL5 1EA, GL5 1NS, GL5 1JZ, GL10 3YE, GL5 1NJ, GL5 1EE, GL5 1AF, GL5, and GL5 1EL. Local Stroud soundproofing specialists will probably have the postcode GL5 and the telephone code 01453. Checking this out can guarantee you access local tradespeople installing soundproofing. Stroud property owners can utilise these and countless other soundproofing related services. Just click the "Quote" banner to make enquiries and get soundproofing quotes.

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Sound pollution and soundproofing grants have been offered over the years from Government and local councils. Grants were recently offered by the Highways Agency for locations beside busy highways and roads where houses were affected by traffic noise. It's best to check out the Government portal for current compensation schemes and grants to see if you are entitled to any assistance with your soundproofing costs in Stroud. (Tags: Stroud Soundproofing Grants, Grants for Stroud Soundproofing, Government Grants)

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Also find: Whiteshill soundproofing, Thrupp soundproofing, Ryeford soundproofing, Rodborough Common soundproofing, Cashes Green soundproofing, Dudbridge soundproofing, Bowbridge soundproofing, Ebley soundproofing, Kingscourt soundproofing, Paganhill soundproofing, Uplands soundproofing, Woodchester soundproofing, Lightpill soundproofing and more. Most of these places are served by contractors who do soundproofing. In soundproofing your home or property, these versatile specialists bring to the table a wealth of know-how and expertise, ensuring top-quality results. Their principal goal is to effectively reduce noise pollution, thereby ensuring a more restful and quiet environment for the residents. Local property owners can obtain soundproofing quotations by clicking here. Does your home have rooms that need soundproofing? Don't delay - get a quote today!

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Obviously, when you're doing home improvements in Stroud, Gloucestershire, you will probably need all kinds of different tradesmen and aside from a soundproofing specialist in Stroud, Gloucestershire, you could also need a painter and decorator in Stroud, a plasterer in Stroud, a building contractor in Stroud, a handyman in Stroud, a bricklayer in Stroud, a carpenter in Stroud, an electrician in Stroud, a floor fitter in Stroud, waste removal in Stroud, a window fitter in Stroud, metalworkers in Stroud, a tiler in Stroud, a plumber in Stroud, a cleaner in Stroud, and other different Stroud tradesmen.

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