How To Prevent Sound From Leaving & Entering A Room

If you're looking for ways to stop sound from traveling into or out of a room, then keep reading! Here are some helpful tips that will help prevent unwanted sounds.

Identify The Room’s Weak Spot

One of the less obvious weak spots are the joins between drywall, and this should be one of the first to address if you’re renovating a room.




If you’re looking for the ultimate way to prevent sound from entering or leaving through windows, then the best step is to remove them entirely and fill the gap with drywall.


When soundproofing a door, you’ll have to rely on the principle of mass and just install a very heavy door. The heavier the door, the more sound it’ll absorb.



Soundproofing Walls, Floors, And Ceiling

For walls and ceilings, you simply need to add more mass. Just add another layer of drywall and make sure there’s plenty of insulation between the two layers.


Although you can buy special soundproof curtains, these can be quite expensive. A more cost-effective option is to simply use some heavy drapes.



Weather Stripping

They work much like the door seals mentioned earlier in that they fill the gap around the door or window.

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