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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 ...

NHBC Report on Dot and Dab plasterboard wall linings and acoustic performance

A recent report by the NHBC found that the "dot and dab" plasterboard technique emphasises the noise by up to 10dB.   Below is a copy of the report by the NHBC on wall linings and acoustic performance. If you would like to discuss how we can help solve your noise problem please call us ...

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 ...

Road Traffic Noise

TP Soundproofing was contacted with a domestic soundproofing case of severe road traffic noise affecting the entire house. Our customer has a beautiful house with a really nice interior with stunning views, but the detached house was located right on the busy Birmingham Road near Redditch. The customer was concerned because the road traffic noise ...

How to deal with noisy neighbours

As we all know, we can’t choose our neighbours. Unless home is at the very heart of rural seclusion, neighbours are a part of life. Whereas you can choose the home that is most suited to your individual needs, you can’t choose your neighbours. Most of us are blessed with friendly and considerate neighbours. From ...

How much does sound proofing cost?

With the price of sound proofing ranging from £165 per metre to £500 per square metre, the decision on whether to invest in a quality soundproofing solution can be a huge decision. Can you put a price on ‘peace and quiet’ or more than that, peace and quiet in your own home? Can you put ...