Domestic

Soundproofing a room in your house

This case study specifically looks at following our four principles when soundproofing a room in a semi-detached property from noisy neighbours. When faced with noisy neighbours, many people find themselves wondering: Should I move or should I soundproof my home? What result will I get if I stay and soundproof my house? How will I ...

Soundproofed studio for your garden

We design and build unique multi-purpose soundproof studios that give any home that massive wow factor.  A room where the family can enjoy making lots of noise together without bothering their neighbours.   This blog specifically looks at the soundproof studio we designed and built with the help of local trades for a family in Leicestershire. ...

How not to soundproof your garage roof

As a soundproofing company we are often contacted by clients looking to soundproof a garage.  Whether for a music room, home office or a man cave many clients are looking to make noise without disturbing others.   Unfortunately, we also see a number of poor clients who had a builder attempt to soundproof their garage. Resulting ...

Soundproofing a garage

This case study looks at soundproofing a garage to turn it into a practice room for playing drums.   Our client wanted to play the drums in his garage as loud as he wants whenever he wants. Is this possible he asks? Yes of course it is what we do. If you are looking for ...

Will you hear your neighbours? – 7 things to look for when buying a house

This noise article outlines common features we regularly see when conducting noise surveys that are found in semi-detached and terrace houses that suffer from noise from neighbours.   When buying a house and viewing a property look for these features to identify how bad the noise could be when you move in your semi-detached or ...

Soundproofing a linked detached house

TPS was contacted to help a couple in Warwickshire soundproofing their linked detached house. “Mr & Mrs S” purchased a linked detached property, however since moving in they found that all was not as it seemed…. The problem Before buying the house they had been told by the estate agents and advised by surveyors that ...

How much does soundproofing cost?

When looking for soundproofing companies and to get an idea of soundproofing costs you first have to start with the problem;  the noise in people’s homes.   What is noise? Let’s first look at what noise is. Noise is unwanted sound. Sound describes the physical component Unwanted is the emotional and psychological effect that noise ...

The use of dot and dab plasterboard in homes

Jim Prior, The founder of TP Soundproofing (@JimPrior7) has joined us today to talk about Dot and Dab. Team: Jim, welcome, what key topic do you have for us today? Jim: Hi guys, today, I want to focus on the ‘dot and dab’ plasterboard techniques that is everywhere, it’s in all the new build properties, ...

3 bed semi-detached house – TV on the wall – neighbours TV noise

Putting a TV on the wall and TV noise from next door has been a popular theme this January, with many enquiries from people on both sides of the wall.   This blog focuses on how you can have your TV on the wall, still get some sleep in the room above and avoid being ...

Soundproofing a new build semi-detached house

When soundproofing a new build semi-detached house you will not get the full benefit of the soundproofed upstairs room…..until you have treated the downstairs. The noise problem The problem was noisy neighbours coming from the attached property. Our clients home is a new build construction consisting of light weight thermalite blocks followed by the ‘dot ...