Let’s try to keep it quiet! Comments and Sound Ideas on SoundProofing your home or business

July 13, 2017

Fire Rated MLV

Filed under: Alternative Soundproofing,soundproofing materials — admin @ 5:11 pm

Customers have been asking us for a long time for the option of a real Class A Fire Rated Mass Loaded Vinyl. While we have the ability to provide UL listed plain MLV they are still not Class A rated. Enter our new listing the Foil Faced one pound Mass Loaded Vinyl. A true Class A fire rated product with the same STC 26 rating as our standard MLV. Check it out and let us know what else we can bring in to our store to help our great customers.

June 16, 2009

Soundproofing with Wall Gardens

Not everyone really wants to spend the time and money to soundproof his home. Individuals who own their own property with a yard may find that building a wall garden is an incredibly beneficial alternative to commercial soundproofing.

Consider building a wall garden to be a natural or “green” alternative. If you build a wall of vine, trees, bushes, and plants around your home you will not only find yourself surrounded by beautiful scenery but will benefit from the natural sound barrier as well.

Wall gardens have a number of other benefits, too. They not only block sound but if they are close to the house can help keep the house warm in the winter and cool in the summer. During the summer months you may find that the wall garden helps to cool you as you work outside due to the evaporative effects of the plants.

Building a wall garden is an amazing alternative, especially for those who love gardening to begin with. Imagine being able to beautify the outside of your home while building a natural sound barrier at the same time!

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