Archive for the ‘Soundproofing Videos’ Category

How to Soundproof a Boiler Room

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Soundproofing a boiler room may not seem like a big deal to most people. They’re primarily located in large office buildings, shopping malls, and industrial complexes, right? Well, most of the time, but what about condominiums, townhouses, and apartment buildings? They all have boiler rooms, and if you should happen to be in a unit hear the room, you may be surprised at how loud it can be.

Oddly, this video has no sound, but you can see some pictures of different boiler room and the ways they were soundproofed. Our recommendation is still to use Green Glue and dry wall, but you may not have that luxury in an unfinished or concrete area. Check it out.

Whisper Clips are Easy to Use

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Have you been thinking about installing whisper clips in your new construction or remodeling project? If so, you’ll want to take a quick peek at this video to get an idea of how easy it is to incorporate these useful clips into your soundproofing project.

How to Apply Green Glue

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Does the thought of applying Green Glue to your walls make you a little nervous? In this video we’ll show you exactly how easy it is to apply the product. There’s really nothing to it at all. Soundproofing has never been this easy. Check it out for yourself!

Using Mass Loaded Vinyl on a Fence

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

When confronted with outside noise, may of us feel there isn’t anything that can be done. The reality of the situation is that you can take action to block noise from entering your yard or home, especially if you are willing to do just a little bit of work.

Do you have a fence around your yard? If so, use some mass loaded vinyl to create a sound proof barrier. Here’s a video explaining what we mean.

Installing Green Glue

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Many contractors agree that the installation of Green Glue can be more effective than using mass loaded vinyl or other soundproofing materials. The following video shows workers installing the material at the Florida Stuart School of Music – proof that even the pros think it is a superior product.

Green Glue prices are more competitive than ever, making this material a feasible solution no matter what type of budget you’re on. Check it out!

SoundProof: Simplicity

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Alright, so this particular video isn’t exactly about the art of soundproofing, but it’s a great mix and you’ll see a group of guys (aka SoundProof) having a lot of fun – recording in a soundproof environment. Check it out!

Soundproofing on a Budget: Drywall

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Times are a bit tough right now, and we certainly understand how difficult it can be to figure out how to soundproof your home if you are on a budget. If you absolutely can’t afford to buy soundproofing materials, consider doing the job with some drywall. It won’t be as effective, but it’ll certainly help.

Here’s a brief video talking about how to install drywall for a soundproofing project.

Applying Green Glue

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Are you intrigued by the concept of using Green Glue but hesitant because you’ve never seen it used before? If so, check out this simple video from the Green Glue company showing how easy it is to use.

When we say you simply need to apply it with a caulking gun and then apply new drywall to the existing wall, we’re serious. It’s really that easy. Check it out!

Soundproofing between a Bedroom and Family Room

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

If you’re renovating your home, or simply adding an addition, you may find it important to include soundproofing in your new construction. It’s hard to juggle the position of the rooms in a house you already own so let’s say, for example, you plan on putting a family room near a bedroom. You don’t want events in the family room to disturb someone trying to sleep so you’ll need to sound proof the wall.

This particular contractor is using a very special sheet of drywall (probably with a product similar to Green Glue within it) and some spray foam. We don’t necessarily condone spray foam as the most effective material, but we do appreciate his ideas. Check it out!

Soundproofing a Recording Studio

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Gregg Tauriello created a video for eHow explaining how to soundproof a recording studio. You don’t need a professional soundproofing consultant on your books if you’re simply creating a home studio but there are some basic soundproofing concepts you should really understand. Check out this video for some great information on how to insulate or soundproof the walls for the best results.