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Soundproofer Tranent Scotland (EH33): If you are concerned about the level of noise in your Tranent property, be it in a bedroom, home office, studio or lounge, you might want to consider installing or upgrading the soundproofing. In some circumstances you may be looking at soundproofing so that you do not disturb others in the house from a music studio, home cinema or children's room. Whatever your needs, soundproofing will offer you sanity and peace of mind.

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It is crucial to realise how sound is transmitted around a structure before it's possible to identify techniques to stop it from happening.

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Sound basically travels in two ways throughout your room:

1. The vibration or air molecules through the air.

2. Through the vibration of objects or materials.

Sound can also be transmitted through water, however unless you are looking at soundproofing a swimming pool or aquarium we will simply deal with its isolation through air and materials.


Any gaps around doors, ill fitting windows, open air-ducting and even electrical sockets and switches can all be responsible for the transmission of sound into or outside a room. All sound vibrates the molecules in the air and this vibration is what we hear as sound. All sounds travel through the air in this same fashion; it doesn't matter if it's aircraft, music playing, traffic, heavy machinery or children playing that generates the sound.

If you can think of your room as a bucket, and you're trying to identify any leaks to seal before you fill it with water.


If sound moves through the air by vibrations, then it seems logical that those vibrations can be absorbed by, reflected by or transferred to various solid materials. Sound will cause vibrations in the ceilings, floors and walls of your rooms, and may result in a resonating effect which is transferred outside of the area. Even if a room is encased in a solid material that's proofed against sound vibrations, such as a concrete lined cellar, the sound can be transmitted and maybe even amplified to other parts of the building.

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


If you've got bare floorboards or floors, consider putting down a few rugs or cover with a carpet to help reduce any sound reflections and vibrations. Not only can such a simple and straightforward solution reduce your problem with noise, it can also jazz up the room. Wall coverings or window drapes can also be used to improve soundproofing and are simple to install.

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Finding and sealing any holes or gaps around the rooms, think light fittings, windows, doors and electrical sockets, is also an easy task for a skilled do-it-yourselfer. It is possible to buy specialist acoustic sealants in many building supply stores which deaden the transfer of sound by suppressing the sound waves. There could be a considerable difference in price in comparison with a regular sealant, however the soundproofing abilities are a lot better and will make a massive difference to a room's level of soundproofing.

If the room you are working on is a blank canvas and you're soundproofing as you decorate or renovate, think about installing a layer of soundboard or plasterboard, (also known as sheet rock, gypsum board or drywall). Plasterboard is a very dense material which is both effective and economical for soundproofing purposes. It is effective if you're setting up a music studio, study or cinema room in your house in Tranent. If you're not experienced in putting up plasterboard and framing, it's advisable to use a specialist Tranent contractor to guarantee you the best soundproofing improvements from its installation.

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Lastly you should examine all doors in the rooms that you're soundproofing. If you have hollow doors installed in your rooms you'll find they can vibrate with any sound that hits them. If you're able to change to solid doors you will discover that it boosts your soundproofing at little extra cost.


If your home is in a high sound pollution location, such as near an airport or next to busy roads, you will have to be more imaginative in how to boost the soundproofing qualities of your property. The best solution for resolving these problems is to bring in a decent soundproofing and acoustic company from the local area.

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They will ask the following four questions during the initial analysis of your requirements:

  1. What's the size of the room or area that has to be soundproofed?
  2. From what direction do the sounds seem to be coming from? i.e. Through the ceiling, walls, floor, doors or windows or a combination of all.
  3. Is it external noise or internal sounds that you wish to deal with? i.e. To cut out traffic, neighbours or trains, or is it from internally created sounds from a home cinema or teenagers bedroom for instance.
  4. What sort of area or room do you need to soundproof? Does it have a brick wall, a fully lined concrete wall or a plasterboarded partition wall etc.

With answers to these questions a decent soundproofing installer in Tranent will offer you solutions to suit your circumstances, and just as important, your budget. The areas of your room that are causing the biggest problems will each need different remedies.


2 key strategies are needed to soundproof any kind of room or space:

  1. Minimise sound reverberation and amplifying.
  2. Increase sound absorption.

A site survey will be required to look at the elements that need to be improved.

The experts will figure out ways of adding materials that have different densities and masses to enhance the sound quality of the room. Soundproofing will be improved by the addition of acoustic foam, rubber and other materials which absorbs sound waves and enhances and the sound quality of a space.

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The insulation between any existing voids will be upgraded to lower the sound resonation and amplification of these sound boxes. If you imagine a drum for instance, you are looking at a noise amplifying void surrounded by a resonating material; essentially what you may encounter inside ceiling and floor joists, or wall cavities.

It is far better to use combined layers of different density materials to soak up undesired sounds than a solitary layer fabricated from one type of material. The diverse materials will reduce different noise frequencies and provide a more harmonious feeling and auditory experience to a room.

Any soundproofing contractor in Tranent must conform to the Part E of the Building Regulations, if dealing with a domestic property. These regulations have the purpose of protecting neighbours in the area from the impacts of noise pollution.

The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) and the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) are trade bodies who provide training, qualifications and represent the very best in contractors and companies which offer soundproofing services. Only those Tranent firms that have been vetted and authorised by these associations for quality, professionalism and reliability are allowed to display the logo.

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Where is it Available?

Soundproofing services are available in Tranent and also nearby in: Aberlady, Drem, Dirleton, Pencaitland, Ormiston, Macmerry, Elvingston, Longniddry, Gladsmuir, Haddington, Prestonpans, East Linton, Cockenzie, Monks Muir Park, Cousland, Port Seton, Wallyford, East Saltoun, and in these postcodes EH33 1FB, EH33 2BA, EH33 2BY, EH33 1ND, EH33 1DF, EH33 1FJ, EH33 1NQ, EH33 1JB, EH33 1FE, EH33 2BU. Local Tranent soundproofing specialists will probably have the postcode EH33 and the phone code Dialling code 01875. Checking this out will confirm that you're accessing locally based tradespeople installing soundproofing. Tranent home and business owners are able to utilise these and numerous other comparable services.

Acoustic or Soundproofing Underlay Tranent

A very good way of adding some extra soundproofing to your Tranent property, without any major disturbance, is to install soundproofing underlay. These are okay for use under engineered wood, carpet, laminate or vinyl planks floor coverings, and are designed for both concrete and wood floors.

Soundproofing underlay is especially effective when there's lots of impact rather than airborne noise. Nowadays, a rise in the popularity of "harder" floor finishes has triggered more and more complaints about impact noise in many Tranent properties. Rooms upstairs are the main origin of such issues, with general foot traffic, shifting furniture and children stomping around being frequent worries.

You should not get acoustic or soundproofing underlay confused with ordinary carpet underlay, although some unprincipled carpet stores may well try to sell you this with claims of soundproofing qualities. If you've got significant noise problems be sure to buy a good quality acoustic underlay.

While it is a valuable product for impact noise, acoustic underlay has differing degrees of success when it comes to reducing airborne noise problems such as deafening music, blaring TV's and incessant talking, and some products are definitely better than others. So, it's essential to identify the precise kinds of noise you're aiming to lower before picking an underlay, and chat with your supplier or soundproofing expert about your particular circumstances.

Acoustic Mineral Wool (AMW)

Having a number of applications for your sound absorption needs, AMW (or acoustic mineral wool) is one of the handiest materials available for the soundproofing of houses in Tranent. When installed in the cavity spaces of walls, floors and ceilings, acoustic mineral wool is specifically made to reduce reverberation, enhance acoustic performance and absorb sound waves.

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Widely available in 25mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm thicknesses, AMW normally comes in 600mm x 1200mm "slabs". AMW is safe for use in your property in Tranent, as it is chemically inert and and is non-flammable, it is also friendly to the environment being made, in some part, out of recycled materials. It won't encourage the growth of mould, bacteria or fungi, nor does it react with any substances or materials that it comes into close contact with (i.e. masonry, metal wall ties, brickwork or plastics).

Acoustic mineral wool is especially effective as a sound absorbing filler when installed between flooring joists, suspended ceilings and stud partitions, and is widely used in the construction sector for thermal, fire and acoustic insulation. With regards to separating walls and floors, and when used alongside other sound absorbing solutions, AMW can help in adhering to The Building Regulations (Part E).

Soundproofing Foam Tranent

I was interested to discover just recently that one of the most common soundproofing search phrases typed into Google and other search engines was "soundproofing foam", and for local searches "soundproofing foam Tranent" and "acoustic foam Tranent". That's actually quite worrying, because it illustrates that Tranent homeowners are under the impression that acoustic foam products are suitable for resolving their noise pollution issues.

I don't wish to be a bearer of bad news, but soundproofing foam isn't really a resolution for most noise related issues, and is most certainly not much use if you're looking to filter out the racket from noisy next door neighbours in Tranent.

The familiar "egg box" style foam, that often seems to be the hallmark of soundproofing, isn't actually designed for blocking out noise, but is meant for the reduction of echoing and resonation in music studios and comparable spaces, where it can also improve the acoustic performance of a room. This sort of acoustic foam isn't efficient at preventing noise from penetrating a party wall, or stopping sound from travelling freely around the rooms of your home. As it is porous, acoustic foam actually absorbs sound and permits sound to pass through it, as opposed to stopping it.

Having said that, if you're engaged on creating a music studio, this product might be ideal for you, and can be bought in various sheet sizes and different thicknesses (usually 25 millimetre and 50 millimetre). (Tags: Acoustic Foam Tranent, Soundproof Foam Tranent, Acoustical Foam Tranent, Soundproofing Foam Tranent).

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There are a whole host of tasks that can be completed by your local Tranent soundproofer including soundproofing solutions, soundproofing foam in Tranent, reduce noise from downstairs, acoustic membranes in Tranent, soundboard installation, soundproofing, soundproofing surveys, acoustic panels in Tranent, wall soundproofing, soundproofing services in Tranent, floor soundproofing services, soundproofing rooms, acoustic mineral wool installation Tranent, domestic soundproofing, concrete floor soundproofing, underfloor soundplank installations, resilient bar systems, acoustic fencing installation Tranent, soundproofing advice in Tranent, sound insulation, wooden floor soundproofing, isonic hanger soundproofing Tranent, noise reduction, independent ceiling systems, noise cancellation Tranent, sound testing, vibration control services Tranent, commercial soundproofing, soundproofing home gyms, soundproofing windows, and lots more. These are just a selection of the activities that are handled by those installing soundproofing. Tranent professionals will be happy to tell you about their whole range of services.

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Dealing with the waste that is created when carrying out property makeovers or home refurbishments in Tranent, is one of the biggest downsides to conducting this kind of project. Different amounts of waste will result from soundproofing projects, depending on your specific circumstances. When you get your price quotes you should ask if the waste removal has been included, otherwise you will have to make your own arrangements.

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Hiring a skip is the simplest way to get rid of this waste. To suit your exact requirements, you can choose between a range of skip sizes. The majority of skip hire providers in Tranent offer skip bags, mini-skips, midi-skips, builders skips and even roll-on roll-off skips for different domestic and commercial projects.

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Also find: Prestonpans soundproofing, Elvingston soundproofing, Haddington soundproofing, Cousland soundproofing, Cockenzie soundproofing, Ormiston soundproofing, Port Seton soundproofing, Dirleton soundproofing, Drem soundproofing, Gladsmuir soundproofing, East Linton soundproofing, Wallyford soundproofing, Pencaitland soundproofing, Aberlady soundproofing, Macmerry soundproofing, Longniddry soundproofing, East Saltoun soundproofing, Monks Muir Park soundproofing services and more. Most of these towns and villages are served by tradesmen installing soundproofing. Tranent homeowners can get soundproofing quotes by clicking here.

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Soundproofing Around Tranent: Households in Bogflat, Kilwinning Road, Willow Court, Bell Tree Avenue, Netherland Road, Braehead Glebe, Dornie Close, Balmoral Wynd, Mackie Avenue, Jubilee Place, Hillcrest, Robertland Square, Fairways, Broombrae, Meikle Cutstraw, Stacklawhill, Cutstraw, Gilmour Street, Bridesburn Place, Armour Place, Minyorca, Chapelhill, Lainshaw Street, Burnbridge Wynd, Hillside, Albert Court, Taylor Brown Close, have needed soundproofing recently. Soundproofing surveys were also completed in the following local Tranent postcodes: EH33 1FB, EH33 2BA, EH33 2BY, EH33 1ND, EH33 1DF, EH33 1FJ, EH33 1NQ, EH33 1JB, EH33 1FE, EH33 2BU. These places recently saw activity by installers of sounddproofing. Tranent home and business owners received dependable and high quality soundproofing services.

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