Soundproofing Tenterden

Tenterden Soundproofing & Noise Reduction Services

Soundproofer Tenterden Kent (TN30): If you are anxious about the amount of noise that is infiltrating your Tenterden property, be it in a bedroom, home office, lounge or studio, you should consider installing or upgrading the soundproofing. Conversely you might wish to soundproof a particular room to keep load noises in, for example in a home cinema or family room, so that others don't get disturbed. Whatever your requirements are, soundproofing will offer you peace of mind and sanity.

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It is important for us to learn how sound travels and is transmitted around a structure before it's possible to find solutions to stop it from happening.

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Sound is able to move in only two ways:

1. Through the vibration of objects or materials.

2. By the vibration of air molecules.

Sound also travels through water, but unless you are looking at soundproofing a pool or aquarium we'll simply consider its isolation via materials and air.


Any open ducting, gaps around doors, ill fitted windows 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 really the vibration of air molecules being picked up by our ear drums. All sounds are transferred through the air in this same fashion; it doesn't matter if it's aeroplanes, heavy machinery, busy traffic, kids playing or music playing that produces the sound.

You should therefore think of a room as a boat and carefully inspect it for leaks before sailing off into the sunset.


Sound waves can additionally be transferred to, reflected by or absorbed by solid objects and structures. Sound will cause vibrations in the ceilings, floors and walls of your rooms, and can result in a resonating effect which is transmitted outside of the room itself. Even a room made of solid concrete, such as a cellar, can create a resonance path which transmits sound waves, and even amplify them, to other parts of a property.

So, what is the easiest way to stop these vibrations having an impact on other people? Soundproofing of course.


Give some thought to covering a bare floor, which reflects and resonates sound, with a carpet or rug. Such a simple and straightforward solution can enhance a room and help dampen down any noises at the same time. Window drapes and wall coverings can also be employed to enhance soundproofing and are simple to install and maintain.

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Locating and sealing any holes or gaps in your rooms, think doors, windows, electrical sockets and light fittings, is also an easy task for a capable do-it-yourselfer. There are unique acoustic sealants available on the market that absorb the sound waves, and don't transfer them to the surrounding materials. They are a little more expensive than standard plaster or sealants, but they're more than worth it for their soundproofing efficiency.

If you are going to be renovating or redecorating while dealing with your soundproofing, then look into the possibility of putting up an additional skin of plasterboard (also known as gyproc, sheet rock or drywall). Plasterboard is a fairly dense material that is both economical and efficient for soundproofing a room. It's effective if you are setting up a home office, home cinema or games room in your property in Tenterden. It's best to hire a reliable contractor near you to fit the plasterboard unless you have some experience in this kind of work.

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One last easy soundproofing option is to check the materials from which your doors are made. Hollow doors are comparatively cheap although their soundproofing capabilities are far from ideal. If you're able to change to solid doors you will discover that it boosts your room's soundproofing more cheaply than some other solutions.


If the sound pollution is excessive in your area, due to aircraft flying over, or heavy traffic on a nearby road for instance, then more substantial ways to deal with the excess noise will have to be explored. You'll obtain the best possible soundproofing outcome by employing the services of an experienced soundproofing company.

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The first questions you should be asked are:

  1. What noise or sounds are you looking to suppress? i.e. External things like road noise, neighbours playing loud music, overflying aircraft etc, or internal sounds from a teenagers bedroom or family room.
  2. Where is the primary source of the sound emanating from? i.e. Overhead, through the doors, ceiling, windows, walls or flooring, or a combination of all sorts of things.
  3. What type of room or property do you need to soundproof? Does it have a stud partition wall, a fully lined concrete wall or a brick wall etc.
  4. How large is the space you need to be soundproofed?

Your answers to these questions will enable you to get itemised quotes for the various available solutions that match your circumstances. There will be distinct solutions for each of the main key areas of the space you want to soundproof.


There are two key areas that must be dealt with to soundproof any room or space:

  1. Sound absorption needs to be enhanced.
  2. Minimise sound amplifying and reverberation.

An on-site survey will be necessary to examine the elements that need to be improved.

A specialist will consider the different ways to add density and mass to the problem areas. This additional mass will include ways to enhance absorption of the sound energy through the use of acoustic rubber or foam to achieve the maximum sound reduction impacts.

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Any voids in the area may require some kind of deadening material to be placed between them to lower noise resonation. Floor and ceiling voids and cavities in walls can all be assimilated with a drum, where the space inside acts like an amplification source for undesired noise.

It is far better to use combined layers of different densities to soak up undesirable noises than a single layer made from one material. This is due to the fact that different frequencies are affected by different materials, therefore a range of shapes, densities and layers within your soundproofing armoury are necessary for the best results.

Part E of the Building Regulations deal with the soundproofing of residential properties, and must be adhered to by any soundproofing service in Tenterden. These regulations have the purpose of protecting neighbours and other residents in the immediate area from the impacts of noise pollution.

Trade bodies in the soundproofing industry who provide advice, qualifications and training are the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) and the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC). Only those Tenterden firms that have been appraised and accredited by these organisations for professionalism, quality and reliability are allowed to bear the logo.

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Where is it Available?

Soundproofing is available in Tenterden and also nearby in: Sissinghurst, Benenden, Rolvenden, Wittersham, Ashenden, Woodchurch, Biddenden, Haigh Halden, Shadoxhurst, St MIchaels, Parkgate, Rolvenden Layne, and in these postcodes TN30 6EU, TN30 6JR, TN30 6UN, TN30 6JU, TN30 6NS, TN17 4PU, TN30 6HP, TN30 6SL, TN30 6LX, TN30 7AU. Local Tenterden soundproofing specialists will most likely have the postcode TN30 and the telephone code 01580. Checking this can ensure that you access locally based tradesmen installing soundproofing. Tenterden homeowners can benefit from these and various other similar services.

Acoustic Mineral Wool (AMW)

For you sound absorption needs in Tenterden, AMW (or acoustic mineral wool) is one of the handiest products available for the soundproofing of houses or other structures, and has various different applications. Specifically designed to be installed in the cavity spaces of walls, ceilings and floors, acoustic mineral wool is effective in improving acoustic performance, absorbing sound waves and dampening vibrations.

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Widely available in thicknesses of 25mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm, acoustic mineral wool commonly comes in 600mm x 1200mm "slabs". AMW is safe for use in your house in Tenterden, as it has an inert chemical composition and is non-flammable, it is also eco-friendly being partly made out of recycled materials. It does not react with brickwork, metal wall ties, plastics, masonry, or other materials or substances that it comes into close contact with, nor does it encourage the development of mould, fungi or bacteria.

Recognised in the construction sector for its thermal, acoustic and fire insulation qualities, AMW is notably effective as a sound absorbing filler when installed between flooring joists, suspended ceilings and stud partitioning. In relation to separating floors and walls, and in order to adhere to Part E of the Building Regulations, AMW can be used side by side with other soundproofing materials.... READ MORE.

Acoustic Underlay Tenterden

An effective way of adding a degree of soundproofing to your property in Tenterden, without any unwelcome disruption, is to add acoustic or soundproofing underlay. This is designed for use on concrete or timber floors and can be used under laminate, engineered wood, vinyl planks, carpet, and other flooring types.

Essentially, soundproofing underlay can be a particularly effective remedy where your problem is predominantly impact noise and not an airborne noise issue. Recent increases in the popularity of "hard" floor finishes in Tenterden homes, means problems with impact noise are becoming more and more commonplace. Such things as children running around, shifting furniture and general foot traffic, are the kind of noise we are talking about here.

You shouldn't get soundproofing underlay confused with regular carpet underlay, although some carpet suppliers may attempt to palm you off with this claiming it has good soundproofing qualities. If your noise issues are severe, ensure that you invest in a quality acoustic underlay from a respectable vendor.

Although it is a valuable product with regard to impact noise, acoustic underlay has differing degrees of success when it comes to dealing with airborne noise pollution such as incessant talking, blaring TV's and loud music, and some products are better than others. Consequently, when picking out a product it's vital to identify the exact types of noise you are wanting to lower, and chat about this with your supplier or soundproofing specialist in advance.

Kent Soundproofing Enquiries

Kent Soundproofing Enquiries

Recently posted Kent soundproofing customer projects: Maddie Ricci and Montgomery Ricci recently enquired about the possibility of reducing the levels of sound transmission in a house in Hollingbourne. Mark Wilkinson in Lower Stoke, Kent asked the question "is there anyone who does soundproofing near me?". Shiloh and Chaya May recently requested an estimate for soundproofing a wooden floor in Allhallows on Sea. Mr and Mrs Lancaster recently enquired about soundproofing a kid's play room in a terraced house in Mereworth, Kent. Preston and Paris Fielding from Elham, Kent were searching for somebody who could soundproof their cellar. Sean Garrard from River, Kent was trying to find a soundproofing company in the River area. Aoife and Miguel Mcelroy recently enquired about getting a price for soundproofing the internal walls of a house in Nettlestead, Kent. Saskia Bean recently enquired about getting a price for improving the soundproofing on a party wall in Charing, Kent.

Tenterden Soundproofing Tasks

Soundproofing Tasks Tenterden

There is a wide range of work that can be carried out by your local Tenterden soundproofing company including wall soundproofing services, independent ceiling systems, noise cancellation, vibration control services in Tenterden, isonic hanger systems, acoustic glass, soundproofing windows, acoustic thermal installation, batten wall soundproofing, resilient bar systems, party wall soundproofing in Tenterden, dampen noise from upstairs, acoustic treatments, domestic soundproofing, plant & machinery noise testing in Tenterden, acoustic membranes, secondary glazing, noisy neighbour soundproofing Tenterden, wood floor soundproofing, office soundproofing Tenterden, soundproofing in Tenterden, home soundproofing Tenterden, soundproofing walls from noisy neighbours, soundproofing for ceilings in Tenterden, sound management in Tenterden, soundproofing services, acoustic fencing, acoustic mineral wool installations in Tenterden, acoustic noise cancelling services Tenterden, soundproofing floors, soundproofing gyms Tenterden, soundproofing supplies Tenterden, and lots more. These are just a few of the tasks that are accomplished by people fitting soundproofing. Tenterden companies will be happy to tell you about their whole range of soundproofing services.

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Also find: Parkgate soundproofing, Rolvenden soundproofing, Rolvenden Layne soundproofing, Haigh Halden soundproofing, St MIchaels soundproofing, Biddenden soundproofing, Woodchurch soundproofing, Shadoxhurst soundproofing, Sissinghurst soundproofing, Wittersham soundproofing, Benenden soundproofing, Ashenden soundproofing and more.

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Soundproofing Around Tenterden: People who live in the following roads and streets have recently requested soundproofing - Abbott Way, Homewood Road, Caxton Close, Adams Close, Tilden Gill Road, East Weald Drive, Golden Square, The Pavement, Station Road, Henley Fields, Green Hedges, Smallhythe Road, Eastwell Meadows, Longfield, Elmfield, Heather Drive, High Street, Malt House Lane, Sandy Lane, Shrubcote, Highbury Lane, Millpond Lane, St Mildred's Close, Ingleden Park Road, Eastwell Barn Mews, as well as these local Tenterden postcodes: TN30 6EU, TN30 6JR, TN30 6UN, TN30 6JU, TN30 6NS, TN17 4PU, TN30 6HP, TN30 6SL, TN30 6LX, TN30 7AU. Work was carried out in these areas by local installers of soundproofing. Tenterden residents benefited from competent and top notch soundproofing services.

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(This soundproofing Tenterden page was written on 31-10-2023)