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Soundproofer Yeovil Somerset (BA20): If noise is a problem in your property in Yeovil then it is time to think about installing soundproofing to make your home office, studio, lounge or bedroom a peaceful haven from your neighbours and the outside world. In some cases you could be looking at soundproofing so you don't disturb others in the house from a music studio, home cinema or kid's room. Whichever soundproofing needs are required, it will be essential for you and your neighbour's peace of mind and sanity.

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It's important to realise how sound travels and is transmitted around an area before it's possible to find techniques to stop it from happening.

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Sound basically moves in two ways around a room:

1. Through objects by the vibration of the material.

2. Through the air by vibration of air molecules.

Despite the fact that sound also travels through liquids, unless you're eager to isolate noises from a swimming pool or aquarium, we'll only be concerned with how to soundproof rooms within a structure.


If you look around your area to be soundproofed and discover ill fitted windows, gaps around doors, heating ducts and even electrical switches and sockets, these are all causes of sound transmission. All sound vibrates the molecules in the air and this vibration is what we hear and identify as sound. Irrespective of the source of the noise; passing aircraft, music, machinery, kids playing or busy traffic, all sounds are generated and transmitted in exactly the same manner.

You should therefore visualise a room as a boat and carefully inspect it for leaks that need to be plugged before you can dare to sail it.


Sound waves can additionally be transferred to, absorbed by or reflected by solid objects and structures. Sound will vibrate the ceilings, walls and floors of your rooms, and may result in a resonation effect that's transmitted outside of the area. Even if a room is built from a solid material that's proofed against sound vibrations, such as a concrete lined basement, the sound can sometimes be reflected and possibly even amplified to other parts of the building.

But, how can these sound transmitting effects be stopped from creating an issue? The answer is not surprisingly, soundproofing!


Think about covering bare floors, which reflect and resonate sound, with a rug or carpet. Such a simple and straightforward solution can spruce up a room and help dampen down any noise at the same time. Hanging wall coverings and curtains can also damp down sound reflections and vibrations through walls and windows without the need to hire a professional team of soundproofers.

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Another cost-effective and do-it-yourself solution is to plug any gaps around windows, sockets, door frames and light fittings. It is possible to purchase professional acoustic sealants in many DIY shops that deaden the transmission of sound by absorbing it. They might be a tad more pricey than regular sealants or plaster, but they are very useful for their soundproofing qualities.

For those of you who are renovating a property or redecorating a room, look at the soundproofing gains of adding a supplementary layer of plasterboard or soundboard, (also called drywall, sheet rock or gyproc), whilst you are tackling this project. This is an economic and efficient soundproofing material owing to its dense nature. It is great if you are installing a study, studio or movie room in your property in Yeovil. If you do decide on plasterboard to aid your soundproofing it is wise to employ a professional fitter in Yeovil, to get the maximum possible effect from its installment.

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The final solution for DIY enthusiasts is to think about the doors in your property in Yeovil. If you have hollow doors in your rooms you will find they can vibrate with any sound that they experience. Solid core doors, while a bit more pricey, can have a substantial effect on the soundproofing qualities of a room.


Some areas, for instance those on aircraft flight-paths or next to busy traffic routes, have naturally more sound pollution problems and will need other ways to solve the situation. This is an instance when the services of an established soundproofing company will bring the greatest results.

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The initial questions you should be asked are:

  1. Where is the majority of the noise pollution emanating from? The doors, flooring, windows, walls or ceiling.
  2. What kind of room or area do you wish to soundproof? Is it a brick wall, a fully lined concrete wall or a stud partition wall etc.
  3. What exactly is the size of the space or room that must be soundproofed?
  4. What are the particular noises that need to soundproofed? i.e. Is it sounds from within your house such as a music room or home cinema, or outside noises such as overflying aircraft, street noise, next door neighbours, etc.

A specialist soundproofing contractor in Yeovil will look at all of these points to provide remedies for your noise issues over a range of budgets. Remedies will vary in line with the different materials needed for each of the problem areas in your home.


To soundproof any sort of room requires two key strategies:

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

This requires an on-site survey to verify precisely what areas need enhancing from the current state.

A specialist will investigate the different ways to add mass and density to the troublesome areas. Soundproofing will be enhanced by the installation of acoustic foam and rubber which will absorb excess noise and enhance and a room's sound quality.

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The insulation between any existing voids will be upgraded or improved to lower the sound resonation and amplification of these sound boxes. If you imagine such spaces as similar to a drum or wooden cajon then you'll appreciate that by leaving wall cavities and floor or ceiling joist spaces empty, you are creating a noise amplification area.

Mixed layers of materials with different densities and masses do a better job of absorbing sound than a single material layer of one type. The various materials will isolate different frequencies of sound and offer a more rounded auditory experience and feeling to a room.

Any soundproofing installer in Yeovil will need to comply with the the Building Regulations (Part E), if dealing with a domestic property. These regulations should be adopted so as to safeguard yourself and others from the harmful effects of noise pollution.

Trade organisations in the soundproofing sector who provide training, advice and qualifications are the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) and the Institute of Acoustics (IOA). Any Yeovil company showing IOA or ANC accreditation will have been appraised to ensure they provide the highest standards, quality and reliability of work within the soundproofing industry.

Where is it Available?

Soundproofing is available in Yeovil and also nearby in: Mudford, Brympton d'Evercy, Lufton, Clifton Maybank, Odcombe, Stoford, East Coker, Trent, Nether Compton, Houndstone, Hollands, Barwick, and in these postcodes BA20 1HG, BA20 1DJ, BA20 1DF, BA20 1UG, BA20 1JG, BA20 1TY, BA20 1PZ, BA20 1TN, BA20 1PS, and BA20 1UF. Local Yeovil soundproofing specialists will probably have the telephone code 01935 and the postcode BA20. Checking this out can ensure that you're accessing local tradesmen installing soundproofing. Yeovil householders can benefit from these and lots of other soundproofing related services. Click the "Quote" banner to make enquiries and obtain quotations for soundproofing.

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Also find: Trent soundproofing, Barwick soundproofing, Odcombe soundproofing, Hollands soundproofing, Clifton Maybank soundproofing, Nether Compton soundproofing, Stoford soundproofing, Mudford soundproofing, East Coker soundproofing, Brympton d'Evercy soundproofing, Houndstone soundproofing, Lufton soundproofing and more. The majority of these places are catered for by companies who do soundproofing. To perform high-quality soundproofing work on your property, these seasoned professionals draw on their wealth of expertise and knowledge. These soundproofing experts aim to reduce noise pollution effectively by providing customised solutions, creating a more peaceful and quieter environment for residents. By going here, local home and property owners can get soundproofing quotations.

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(This soundproofing Yeovil content was written on 04-04-2024)

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