We have recently been a lot of good things about the Genie Clip system. This is a new product in the UK. Designed in Canada it is a product that competes with resilient bars. From the look of them they feel like they should be very effective. Rather than relying on the springy nature of corrugated metal as used by resilient bars, the system relies on a rubber washer to keep metal components apart from each other. The manufacturers claim substantial improvements across the noise frequency spectrum particularly at lower, more tricky to deal with, frequencies. The system that works with a bespoke “furring Strip” is less mistake prone when doing a soundproofing job.
I have looked at your website and need further advice.My family and I have bought a 1928 semi-detached property in a “nice” area of Leicester, but the neighbours enjoy their music at different times of day and there is a substantial content of bass, which has driven my wife to her mother’s house, with our 2 very young children. This is an unacceptable situation for all concerned. The council’s noise pollution team have done all they can but 2 issues appear insoluble, from an enforcement perspective. Continue reading →
we are really needing to sound proof our semi dethatched home. We live in Inverness in the highlands and wondered if you would be able to recommend a good company up here who could help? any info appreciated,
Hello Mary and thank you for your email,
I can only imagine you need to soundproof your house because of noisy neighbours, that is usually the problem we find.
We have no one we can recommend by way of a company specialising in soundproofing in your area. What we tell potential customers who do not feel like undertaking the job themselves is to use local craftsmen such as carpenters and plasterers who are used to handling the materials used in soundproofing. No disrespect to general builders but they do tend to think soundproofing is something they know all about and go and leave the important bits out. Continue reading →
We are often asked about local fitting services outside london
Hello Terry and thanks you for your email. We are frequently asked for the names of installers of our soundproofing systems throughout the UK but it is impossible to service all areas.
What we suggest is that having chosen one of our Soundproofing Solutions, be it for a Wall, Ceiling or Floor, you print out from the Web page for that Solution the Application Instructions that can be found by clicking on the application button. Continue reading →
I have been reading your website with interest – we have a 1983 Bryant-built semi detached home, and although our neighbours are relatively quiet we hear lots of everyday noise (talking, laughter, radio, hoover etc) through the walls. There are 4 rooms which attach to them, and it doesnt matter whcih room i stand in, I can hear then just as clearly – making me think that noise is maybe transmitting though the floorboards or maybe we have flanking transmission problems described on your website. Continue reading →
The UK is one of the noisiest countries in Europe. If you doubt it, ask yourself when you last enjoyed peace and quiet without venturing out to the middle of Dartmoor. Many shops sound like discos and even a well-known chain of booksellers now plays music instore. OK, it may not be that loud, but it still adds to the general noise pollution. Continue reading →
Hope you can help/advise on best option. ( we have answered in Blue)
I live in a 1930′s semi detached house and have problems with noisy neighbours, although I don’t believe they mean to be noisy, I feel the party wall itself is rubbish, as I can hear them just talking in the room adjacent, and can understand their words (not muffled).
My living room consists of a fireplace and two alcoves. The sound seems to be coming through both alcoves. Continue reading →
We moved into our property 2 years ago. Shortly after moving in, we were left heartbroken realising we could hear absolutely everything our neighbours downstairs said and did, and to make matters worse, it’s rented out as temporary accommodation for the council’s homeless, so we’ve not had the best neighbours. Continue reading →