Archive for August, 2010

Soundproofing a Gun Range

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

The average gun lodge is a pretty simple structure. Most are built with hard wood floors and have relatively bare walls except – you know – for the mounted heads and prizes. While most people visiting the average lodge like to shoot there are often older members who want to do no more than relax inside while others would like to leave their families in the lodge while they hunt with friends.

In these cases, the simple bare walls don’t do much to shield against the high decibel sounds created by guns. The sounds are even worse if you’re a member of the type of lodge with an indoor range. If this is the case you should seriously considersound proofing your gun lodge.

Sure, the members of your lodge (most wearing ear protection) don’t mind the noise but perhaps your nearby neighbors will enjoy the improvements!

Exploring the Elements of Soundproofing

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Before you start your soundproofing project you’re going to have to do a bit of research. During that process, don’t become overwhelmed by the myriad of different tools and techniques you have available to you. Over time, we’re going to discuss which elements are more effective than others.

In the meantime, you should know that there are four main categories of materials used in room soundproofing. They include:

Each works differently and would be used in different situations. Some can be combined and others should be used alone. If chosen carefully, you’ll get the absolute best soundproofing results possible. Our goal is to help you identify your problems and make the best choices possible,