If you’re in the UK there’s a good chance that you’ve seen the adverts where a homeowner sees a heavy metal music lover moving in next door and needs a number for home soundproofing quickly from a direct enquiries phone service. Well what he didn’t realise is that there are some great DIY home soundproofing products available to buy and install yourself.
If you are looking to soundproof a room then you need to ask yourself a question “do I want to keep noise entering a room or escaping it”.
Stopping noise entering a room is the solution to seek if you have noisy neighbours or kids learning an instrument and you want to isolate yourself from the noise, perhaps in a bedroom or living room. If this is the type of sound insulation you are looking for then a latex sound insulation liner is the product to check out. On first inspection it looks like a roll of wallpaper and the application is similar. Some products are available as the paste-the-wall type liners which I always prefer as it is easier to put up and eliminates the need for a wallpapering table and the tricky moment when you try to transfer to damp and sticky paper from the table to the wall – let’s face it we’ve all had the experience of sticky wallpaper folding over and getting tangled in our hair as we try to delicately transfer from table to wall.
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