Chrystal Smith

Remax Real Estate Centre

  • Cell: 780-722-1211
  • Email: chrystalsmith@remax.net
  • Office: 780-457-3777
  • Fax: 780-457-2197
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Chrystal Smith
Cell:780-722-1211
Email:chrystalsmith@remax.net
Office:780-457-3777
Fax:780-457-2197
 
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Does your spouse like to practice the drums in the evening? Does your teenager like to play video games, with the volume turned up high? Are there other sources of noise you'd like to minimize?

There are many ways to soundproof areas of your home to reduce noise. Here are some ideas:

Furniture Placement. Surprisingly, where you place your furniture can dramatically reduce incoming noise. For example, a bookshelf covering a third of a wall can muffle sound from an adjoining room by 25%.

Noise Harmonization Techniques. Soft music, air fans, and other sources of rhythmic noises can actually reduce the unpleasantness of incoming sounds.

Area Rugs. Adding an area rug, even on top of existing carpeting, can significantly reduce noise coming from the floor below. 

Acoustic Tiles and Panels. These are special ceiling tiles and wall coverings that are designed to diffuse and reduce sound infiltration. There are some products on the market that are remarkably easy to install. 

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