INSTALLING HOME INSULATION HELPS WITH HOME SOUNDPROOFINGJune 15, 2016
April 8, 2016
It’s 2 a.m. All is quiet; crickets are chirping. It’s peaceful and quiet. Then the yelling, the pounding and the Ramones’ “I Wanna Be Sedated” at full blast. Coming from your crazy neighbor’s house!
Acting on your first thought might land you in the federal penitentiary for two consecutive life terms. Your second thought: Hiring that home insulation installer for some really solid home soundproofing.
While we at Capitol Machine, your premier home insulation experts, tout the many benefits of installing additional insulation in your home to offset weather extremes, proper home insulation is one of the best ways to protect yourself from obnoxious, tone-deaf neighbors with little taste in good music or the need for adequate somnolence.
Adding insulation to your walls is the easiest and most effective way to maintain the tranquility – and eliminate the hassle of another call to the cops.
BEST INSULATION MATERIALS FOR HOME SOUNDPROOFING
The best material for soundproofing is mineral wool, fiberglass and cellulose materials, according toSoundproofingTips.com.
Here are insulation types to consider:
- Rolls and batts is a flexible material made from mineral fibers.
- Loose-fill consists of loose fibers or fiber pellets. It is made of fiberglass, rock wool or cellulose. Ourinsulation blowers blow this type of insulation into walls and spaces; this is considered one of the most effective and thorough forms of insulation and is best suited to fill gaps where sound may enter.
- Rigid-form insulation is the most expensive and is used in walls in basements and attic hatches.
- Foam-in-place insulation reduces air leaks and helps shield the indoors from external exterior noise. It is blown into walls, on attic surfaces and under floors and helps fill holes and seal cracks.
More than 90 percent of American homes are inadequately insulated, according to the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association. Homes that are well-insulated regulate an interior temperature which also lowers energy costs.
Did you find this information helpful? Do you have tips of your own you’d like to share? We at Capitol Machine offer a wide variety of insulation machines, insulation blowers and insulation removal vacuums. Contact us with questions or for more information.