One thing is certainly true about modern society. It’s getting louder and louder every year. From your living room you can hear everything from motorbikes racing down the road to somebody walking past playing music on their phone.
This can impact your home life in a number of different ways. If you can hear this external noise in your bedroom late at night then it can prevent you getting a good night’s sleep. If you can hear this noise in your living room it might force you to turn up the volume on your TV to an uncomfortable level. Nobody wants to be interrupted in the middle of a series finale by noisy neighbours or loud traffic.
However, for those…
Times are hard for many British businesses meaning company owners rely on having a reliable workforce to ensure their firm is kept afloat and demand for its products/services remain suitably high. In order to do this, you need suitable premises from which to work from and should equip staff with the necessary tools they need to do their job proficiently.
But there is one other key element that workers often require to carry out their duties successfully and that is a little bit of peace and quiet. Noise from both inside and outside the building can have a detrimental effect on the performance levels of employees such is the potential distraction it poses.
The way we communicate with one another has changed massively over the past few decades. The introduction of the desktop computer, followed by the development of laptops, tablets, mobile phones etc. has completely transformed our lives and how we live them.
Because of these advancements it means that many people no longer need to travel into the office to touch base with their colleagues. As a consequence, working from home has grown in popularity.
However, working from your own personal residence can have its drawbacks depending on where you live and the types of neighbours you have. If you live in a generally noisy area you may find it extremely difficult trying to bury…
Winter is in theory behind us, and we’re slowly coming into the spring and summer months. This means late night BBQ’s next door, maybe their children in the garden all hours of the day. Summer is a time to kick back and relax, but with noise complaints more common than ever, it might be time to take steps to guarantee your peace and quiet. If the noise from your neighbours is starting to impact on your life and make you stressed and depressed. Then the team at Acoustic Supplies is there to help you get the right product for your home.
It’s common to think that soundproofing is for recording studios and music venues, but it’s becoming more common…
Britons get so little time to relax nowadays that it can be extremely annoying when your neighbour/s blatantly disregard your home life by causing excess noise. It can leave you in something of a quandary as whilst you want the noise to go away, you will not want to upset your neighbours in your efforts to ask them to quieten down.
One thing you can very rarely compensate for when buying a home is surrounding noise. When living close to a nearby major road it will obviously result in noise at certain times of the day, but it is difficult to judge whether noisy neighbours will be a problem after a couple of viewings.
Here are a few different ways of tackling all your noise-related…
When buying your first property or when looking to relocate, there are many different considerations that need to be made to ensure that you find that dream home.
Firstly, the area you move to needs to be nearby your place of work, local schools and major transport links. The house itself needs to be able to comfortably accommodate your entire family and perhaps have a garden, garage etc.
However, there is one consideration that you can never usually compensate for when you move into a brand new home and that is the noise levels that surround it.
Only after completing your move will you be able to gauge whether noise is going to cause you a serious issue and if it does then you need…
Barely a day goes by without someone in the UK falling foul of the law due to causing noise-related issues. The authorities have clamped down on noisy neighbours in recent years due to a vast rise in complaints from householders which should serve as a warning to anyone with little regard for those they live amongst.
You could be putting personal possessions at risk if you fail to adhere to noise laws. It isn’t unusual for the police to permanently remove noise generated devices e.g. stereos, TV, radios, which can cost you money and cause you huge embarrassment in the local neighbourhood.
It may be the case that you aren’t aware of the problems caused when you switch on electrical equipment and you would hope…
We live in a noisy world. Peace and quiet is extremely hard to come by which at times can have a severe effect on our state of mind and overall well-being. The one place where you do expect to get an element of silence is in our homes, but this is very often not the case due to the people that live around us. It really can drive you round the bend at times.
Rather than allow excess noise to get the better of you, you need to fight against it. This does not mean going round to your neighbours home and having it out with them in an aggressive manner. It is far more sensible and adult to discuss the issue with them politely…
The majority of homeowners work from the early hours of the morning into the evening nowadays and we treasure the precious sleep that we can sometimes get at a weekend and when we get to bed after a long day. This, unfortunately, is not always possible for some homeowners who struggle with exterior noise plaguing their homes.
If your property is located close to a major town or city then passers-by after a night out can soon put paid to your sleep pattern. A lack of sleep can affect your mood, general health and how you perform at work following a poor night’s sleep. Living in a city centre or on commute paths may be convenient to get into work but can wreak havoc when…
The office is the perfect example of a location where sometimes things need to be kept quiet and where the privacy of each room cannot be compromised so soundproof rooms are essential. Many offices or workplaces have areas which are noisier than others. To give your office or home the required privacy and noise insulation you may find that soundproofing options are the best way to go.
Wherever in your home or workplace is affected there is going to be a solution which will be highly effective. You can apply soundproofing solutions in all sorts of areas to ensure that there is maximum effect. If your bedroom is the worst affected area you can invest in wall…