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Yelverton Soundproofing & Noise Reduction Services

Soundproofer Yelverton Devon (PL20): If your home in Yelverton is being adversely affected by noise, maybe you should look into installing or upgrading your soundproofing to bring a new sense of tranquility to your home office, living room, studio or bedroom. In some circumstances you could be thinking about soundproofing so that you don't disturb others in the house from a music room, home cinema or family room. Whichever soundproofing needs are required, it will be essential for everybody's sanity and peace of mind.

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First of all we should learn exactly how sound travels before we are able to identify ways to combat any excessive noise intruding into or escaping from your property.

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Sound basically moves in two ways around a room:

1. Through objects by the vibration of the material.

2. By the vibration of air molecules.

Although sound can also travel through water, unless you're eager to reduce noises from an aquarium or pool, we will only be concerned at how to reduce sound transmission in the rooms of a building.


If you look around the space to be soundproofed and detect open air-ducting, gaps around doors, ill fitted windows and even electrical sockets and switches, these are all aspects that can cause the transmission of sound. Any noise vibrates the molecules in the air and these vibrations are what we identify and hear as sound. It doesn't matter if it's music, nearby traffic, passing aircraft, heavy machinery or children playing, they all generate and transfer sound in the same way.

It is helpful to think of your room as a boat and carefully inspect it for leaks that need sealing before you can sail it.


Sound waves can also be absorbed by, transferred to or reflected by solid objects and structures. Sound will cause vibrations in the floors, walls and ceilings of your rooms, and may lead to a resonating effect which is transferred outside of the room itself. Care should be taken with solid concrete or brick walls, such as in cellars or basements, as sound can be reflected and amplified to other areas of your property.

But, how can these sound generating effects be stopped from causing a problem? The solution is obviously, soundproofing!


A bare floor surface resonates more than one covered with a carpet or rug. Not only can such a simple solution reduce your problem with noise, it can also perk up the room. Hanging wall coverings and curtains can also dampen sound vibrations and reflections through windows and walls without the need to hire a professional team of soundproofers.

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Another inexpensive and DIY resolution is to plug any gaps around light fittings, electrical sockets, door frames and windows. You can find professional acoustic sealants in some building supply stores that moderate the transmission of sound by absorbing the sound waves. They might be somewhat more pricey than regular sealants or plaster, but are worth the cost for their soundproofing efficiency.

If the room you are working on is an empty canvas and you're doing the soundproofing while you renovate or decorate, look at installing a skin of soundboard or plasterboard, (also known as gyproc, drywall or sheet rock). This is an economic and efficient soundproofing material because of its dense nature. It's perfect if you are setting up a home office, home cinema or music studio in your property in Yelverton. If you are not proficient in fitting plasterboard and framing, it is generally wise to use a professional team to guarantee the best soundproofing improvements from its use.

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One final easy soundproofing solution is to look at the materials from which your doors are made. If you've got hollow doors in your rooms you will discover they can resonate and vibrate with any sound that hits them. Exchanging hollow core doors for solid core will improve the soundproofing of a room with only a little more cost.


If you reside in a high sound pollution area, such as near an airport or next to busy roads, you will need to be more creative in how to improve the soundproofing qualities of your home. You'll receive the best soundproofing results by hiring the services of a professional soundproofing company.

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They should ask the four following questions during a basic assessment of your needs:

  1. How large is the area you want to be soundproofed?
  2. From which direction does the noise appear to be coming? i.e. Through the walls, windows, doors, ceiling or floor or a mix of all.
  3. What noise or sounds are you seeking to suppress? i.e. External things such as overflying aircraft, street noise, next door neighbours etc, or sounds within your home from a home cinema or teenagers bedroom.
  4. What kind of property or room do you wish to soundproof? Is it a plasterboarded partition wall, a brick wall or a lined concrete wall etc.

An experienced soundproofing installer in Yelverton will consider all of these points to offer remedies for your noise problems over a range of budgets. There'll be different remedies for each of the key areas the room you wish to soundproof.


To soundproof any type of room requires two key approaches:

  1. Lower the effect of sound reflection, amplification and vibration by solid surfaces.
  2. Sound absorption needs to be enhanced.

To accurately determine the soundproofing areas that need to be improved, a site survey should be completed by a local soundproofing company.

Conclusions from the survey will include the addition of materials of different masses and densities to help maximise the soundproofing attributes of the room. The use of acoustic rubbers and foams of varying density and mass will help to absorb noise and reduce reflections and transmission sources.

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Voids between floor joists might require insulating to eliminate the resonating gap between them. If you visualise a drum for instance, you're looking at a sound amplifying void enclosed within a resonating material; basically what you might find within ceiling and floor joists, or wall cavities.

It's better to use mixed layers of different densities to deaden undesirable sounds than a single layer made from one sort of soundproofing material. This is because different frequencies are affected by different types of materials, therefore a range of densities, shapes and layers within your soundproofing armoury are needed for the best results.

Any soundproofing installer in Yelverton will have to adhere to the the Building Regulations (Part E), if your property is residential in nature. This regulation has the aim of protecting neighbours in the area from the impact of noise pollution.

Look out for companies displaying the logos of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) or the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) to guarantee that you're using a business that's knowledgable and fully qualified in the soundproofing industry. Only those Yelverton companies that have been vetted and accredited by these trade associations for professionalism, quality and reliability are permitted to display the logo.

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Where is Soundproofing Available?

Soundproofing is available in Yelverton and also in: Lovaton, Grenofen, Middlemoor, Clearbrook, Hoo Meavy, Lake, Higher Walreddon, Buckland Abbey, Crapstone, Horrabridge, Meavy, Woodtown, Axtown, Sampford Spiney, Buckland Monachorum, Walkhampton, and in these postcodes PL20 6AY, PL20 6DT, PL20 6EH, PL20 6AT, PL20 6DJ, PL20 6EF, PL20 6AU, PL20 6BH, PL20 6HS, PL20 6DH. Locally based Yelverton soundproofing specialists will likely have the postcode PL20 and the dialling code 01822. Checking this should confirm you're accessing local tradesmen installing soundproofing. Yelverton householders can benefit from these and many other soundproofing related services.

AMW (Acoustic Mineral Wool)

Acoustic mineral wool is one of the most useful materials for the soundproofing of homes in Yelverton and has a range of applications for your sound absorption needs. Enhancing acoustic performance, absorbing sound waves and reducing reverberation, acoustic mineral wool is specifically designed to be installed in the cavity spaces of floors, walls and ceilings.

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Commonly available in slabs of 600mm x 1200mm, acoustic mineral wool also comes in different thicknesses (25mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm). AMW is safe for use in your home in Yelverton, as it is chemically inert and and is non-flammable, it is also eco-friendly being made, in some part, using recycled materials. It doesn't react with any substances or materials that it comes into contact with (i.e. plastics, brickwork, masonry, metal wall ties), and does not encourage the development of fungi, bacteria or mould.

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

Soundproofing Foam Yelverton

I was intrigued to discover just recently that one of the most commonplace soundproofing search phrases entered on Google was "soundproofing foam", and local searches included entries like "soundproofing foam Yelverton" and "acoustic foam Yelverton". Now, that is quite interesting because this would indicate that local property owners are turning to acoustic foam products as an answer to their noise issues in Yelverton.

The last thing I wish to do is spoil your day, but if you're thinking that the racket from your noisy neighbours in Yelverton can be significantly reduced with a product like this, then you are on the wrong track.

The foam in the form of an "egg box" that you often see for sale in sheet or tile form isn't actually intended for blocking out noise, but was really developed for use in music studios and similar settings, to reduce echoing and amplifying and enhance the sound clarity in a room. It is not effective in preventing noise from moving around your house, or preventing sound from penetrating a wall from a neighbouring property. Soundproofing foam is in fact porous and doesn't block sound, it absorbs it and lets sound pass through it.

This product may however be extremely useful for you if you're building a music room in your home in Yelverton, in which case you will discover that it can be purchased in different thicknesses and sheet sizes.

Noisy Neighbour Soundproofing

Noisy Neighbour Soundproofing YelvertonResiding next to a neighbour who produces a lot of noise can be a terrible ordeal. Your quality of life can be quickly affected and your peace disturbed by constant noise such as loud music, barking dogs or never-ending parties. Soundproofing is a solution that can be considered for this situation. Soundproofing involves the placement of materials on floors, walls and ceilings to either block or absorb sound, which is essential to tackle noise problems. Acoustic foam, soundproof curtain, and mass-loaded vinyl are among the frequently used soundproofing materials. You have the option of adding sound insulation to your walls or selecting double glazing to eliminate outside noise. People who are renting may find soundproofing to be a time-consuming and costly process that may not always be feasible. Therefore, it's essential to communicate with your neighbour and agree on a solution that benefits everyone involved. If the noise is causing you significant disturbance or distress, it's essential to put your well-being first and seek support from mental health professionals. To summarize, living near a noisy neighbour can be aggravating, but there are several solutions to try, such as soundproofing, insulation, communication, and legal action, with an emphasis on putting well-being first and consulting professionals when required.

Soundproofing Information and Advice

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If you wish to discover more info on about the best soundproofing materials head here. If you are hunting for a soundproofing in Yelverton and want to track down a tradesman who is qualified and accredited you can visit Rated People or the government backed Trustmark website. Learn how to soundproof a wall on YouTube here Forums exist on many topics, and soundproofing is not an exception, therefore take a peek at the AV Soundproofing Forum. The dedicated Wikipedia "soundproofing" page is the place to head for information regarding resonant absorbers, commercial soundproofing, wall soundproofing, floor soundproofing, residential soundproofing, noise barriers, porous absorbers and ceiling soundproofing. To discover the social media response to soundproofing trends, check this out.

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Recent Devon soundproofing requirements: Kenzie and Elsie Wicks in Kenton, Devon were searching for somebody who could soundproof their home. Arisha and Efan Collier recently requested a quote for soundproofing a library room in a bungalow in Drewsteignton, Devon. Betty Grainger from Harpford was looking for a soundproofing company in the Harpford, Devon area. Miller Brooker was searching for soundproofing installers near High Bickington. Kathleen Shipley recently enquired about getting a price for reducing the levels of sound transmission in a bungalow in Stoke Gabriel. Mario Sutton recently requested a quotation for soundproofing a cottage in Lapford, Devon. Mr and Mrs Chappell recently requested an estimate for reducing the footstep noise in a property in Kennford, Devon. Kade Matheson and Libby Matheson recently requested a quote for soundproofing a converted loft in a detached house in Tedburn St Mary, Devon.

Yelverton Soundproofing Tasks

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There is a range of work that can be conducted by your local Yelverton soundproofing specialist including soundproofing home movie rooms, soundproofing surveys, party wall soundproofing, soundproofing for ceilings Yelverton, acoustic thermal installation, resilient bar soundproofing, room soundproofing Yelverton, soundproofing consultations, acoustic flooring, soundproofing insulation, domestic soundproofing services in Yelverton, soundproofing gyms Yelverton, soundproofing walls from noisy neighbours, acoustic solutions, industrial soundproofing Yelverton, noise cancellation, independent ceiling systems, noisy neighbour soundproofing in Yelverton, vibration control, soundboard installation, acoustic panel installation, soundproofing quotations in Yelverton, isonic hanger soundproofing, soundproofing for party walls, concrete floor soundproofing, under floor hanger soundproofing in Yelverton, acoustic noise cancelling services Yelverton, batten wall soundproofing, sash window soundproofing Yelverton, acoustic glass installation in Yelverton, cheap soundproofing, soundproofing floors, plant & machinery noise testing, and lots more. Listed are just a small portion of the tasks that are conducted by people fitting soundproofing. Yelverton providers will be happy to inform you of their entire range of soundproofing services.

Skip Hire Yelverton

Taking care of the waste which is generated when engaged in home refurbishments or property makeovers in Yelverton, is one of the big downsides to conducting this kind of project. When it comes to soundproofing projects in Yelverton, it will depend on the extent and specifics of your project. Sometimes there will be a great deal of waste, sometimes barely any. Depending on who you hire to do the job, some soundproofers will include waste removal in the job quote and will be quite happy to take it away for you.

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Regardless of whether the tradesman is sorting this out or you're doing it yourself, hiring a skip will usually be the best option for waste removal. If you've never hired a skip before, you might not know that skips come in a multitude of different volumes and sizes. Skips are normally available the following sizes: skip bags (1-1.5 yards), mini-skips (2-3 yards), midi-skips (4-5 yards), builders skips (6-8 yards), roll-on roll-off skips (20-25 yards).

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Also find: Hoo Meavy soundproofing, Buckland Abbey soundproofing, Higher Walreddon soundproofing, Clearbrook soundproofing, Meavy soundproofing, Axtown soundproofing, Buckland Monachorum soundproofing, Lake soundproofing, Woodtown soundproofing, Grenofen soundproofing, Middlemoor soundproofing, Horrabridge soundproofing, Lovaton soundproofing, Sampford Spiney soundproofing, Crapstone soundproofing, Walkhampton soundproofing and more.

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(This soundproofing Yelverton article was generated on 19-09-2023)