Archive for May, 2010
An article on Peterborough Today has detailed how a noisy neighbour in Brighton who allegedly drove his neighbour to depression has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in fines and court costs. The neighbour made his former neighbours lives a misery with persistent loud music banging and shouting. But, all of this could have been prevented if only the neighbours had paid a visit to Acoustic Supplies.
We all know that having noisy neighbours can be a stressful and annoying situation, so it makes it a lot easier and more amicable if everyone can get on together. Moving home need not be the final straw as if you soundproof your home, then the likelihood of you being disturbed so much that…
If you live near a school you will be aware that the levels of noise that filter into your home can at times be very excessive. During playtimes and at the beginning and end of the day, as the students all pour out of the school they make walk past or close to your home and none of us were ever quiet when we were that age. Even when they are in class, the amount of noise that passes through windows can disrupt and interrupt neighbouring homes. So it is important that you prevent such noise from causing such an impact and there is one proven way of lessening it.
Soundproofing is a great way of reducing the amount of noise which is able to…
As the summer rapidly approaches many peoples thoughts will be turning to booking holidays abroad and getting away with friends and family. This means that there will be an increasing number of aeroplanes setting off from the countrys airports and for those who live close by one of the main airports in Britain, it could prove to be a source of irritation due the amount of noise caused by planes. However, all is not lost as Acoustic Supplies are able to provide you with a number of products which are designed to cut down the amount of noise that you hear in your home.
Soundproofing is commonly used in those places that are interrupted by noise, or which generate a lot of noise, therefore causing…
According to the ‘Ely Standard’, Ely police station is set to undergo a makeover including the enquiry office being made larger and it will incorporate a private, sound proofed area for the public so they can discuss any issues they may have in confidence. Another interview room will also be upgraded with soundproofing material. This shows you just how big a part soundproofing can play in such venues, with it reducing the amount of noise transferred from room to another.
In places such as police stations, schools or places of work, there often comes a time when you need to speak to someone about information of a delicate nature, whether it is individually or business related. Confidentiality is paramount and in some cases if information…
The summer is on it way and that can only mean one thing, festival season is on its way. There are music festivals being held up and down the country including Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds, V Festival and Creamfields, amongst many others. So wherever you live in the country you are likely to have such a festival close to your doorstep. If you are not the festival going type, then you may be dreading the thought of music playing into the early hours of the morning, especially if you have work the next day. So, you need to start taking action within your home in order to prevent it from causing you earache.
Soundproofing is the most simple and cost effective way of doing this…
Any considerate individual or business should always be conscious of the need to keep the noise down in order to not disturb others. Being tagged noisy can lead to fallouts and in extreme cases lead to the police getting involved and it ending up in the courts. At Acoustic Supplies we do not want this to happen to anybody and as a way of preventing it we are able to provide soundproofing doors which can be used in so many different places.
When you live in an apartment it is more likely that any loud music you play or turning up the television can interrupt the person next door due to excessive noise. If this is the cases, then we provide timber
A story on www.dissexpress.co.uk has described how two Birmingham residents who made their neighbours’ lives miserable by repeatedly booming out loud music have had their equipment confiscated. This included a CD player, a television with sub-woofer speakers, and hundreds of CDs. These are the kind of items that none of us would like to have taken away from us and all of this could have been avoided if only they had considered soundproofing their home.
Soundproofing could have avoided the nuisance of noise invading other nearby residences and would have prevented the pair from being tagged as noisy neighbours, a phrase that no one wants to be coined with. When you are a homeowner you have the responsibility of keeping the…
A report on the ‘Herald’ website in the Republic of Ireland has detailed how a bar in the middle of the popular tourist area of Temple Bar in the city centre of Dublin has soundproofed in order to ease complaints from nearby residents. They were potentially running the risk of being forced to close early and stop having live music played, which could have cost them financially and eventually led to them having to shut permanently, but soundproofing has helped keep them going.
If you own a bar or restaurant and are experiencing a similar situation, then you need to speak to us here at Acoustic Supplies about potentially soundproofing ideas. The threat of closure or a loss of custom is something which we are…
We get a lot of customers coming to us who do not know the first thing about soundproofing. They may currently be affected by excess noise and they just cannot see a light at the end of the tunnel. They may have heard about soundproofing and wrongly believe it to be a stressful and time consuming process, which could not be any further from the truth. We are on hand to provide with people in such situations with the most practical and helpful advice possible.
Soundproofing is actually something which is easy to do and can be done on the lowest of budgets, meaning you do not have to splash out to block out that unwanted noise. Acoustic Supplies can provide or even install the…
No matter where you live you are always likely to be subjected to outside noise invading your home. If you live in a city, town or village you are always going to be disturbed by the kids finishing school, passing traffic or the noise from the next door neighbours. Unless you live out in a remote part of the countryside, then such a din can drive you to edge of despair and in some severe cases it can affect your health.
Although windows, particularly those windows with only a single pane of glass are the most common way in which noise gets into a home, it can also easily pass through ceilings, walls and doors if they are not sufficiently protected. Soundproofing can…