6 Cheap DIY Soundproofing Methods For A Room

There are several options for DIY soundproofing, and this article covers some of the most effective—and inexpensive—solutions, so read on!

Get More Furniture in the Room

Not only does the furniture add mass to a room, it also helps to dampen and absorb sounds, therefore stopping echoes and reverberations.

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Put Down Carpets and Rugs on the Floor

Not only do heavy carpets help with soundproofing, they also improve the heat insulation of a room, so are well worth the financial investment.

Add Door Seal

Door seals are usually made of metal and rubber, providing mass and sound absorption. The efficacy of a seal depends entirely on how much money you’re willing to spend.

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Use Acoustic Sealant for Windows and Wall

Once you’ve got hold of some acoustic sealant, make sure to apply it anywhere there’s a gap or seam between two building materials.

Add Weather Stripping for Doors and Window

Weather stripping is actually designed to stop drafts and air leaks, but much of the same science applies to blocking noise pollution.

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Add Budget-Friendly Soundproof Curtain

The heavier the curtains are, the more effective they’ll be at soundproofing a window. Blackout curtains are usually quite heavy duty in order to block out light, so they can often be a good place to start.

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