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Understanding Sound Transmission Class

Soundproofing is measured in North America using Sound Transmission Class or STC. The STC scale is a logarithmic measure of sound reduction throughout the frequency range of human hearing. Confused already? Don’t worry, we’ll explain all this below. Lets start by explaining dB. Decibels are a measure of sound intensity; that is, the magnitude of […]

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What to consider when renovating a basement

Considering where to soundproof when planning a finished basement. We’re all spending a lot more time at home thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and home renovations have never been more of a priority for many north americans. Whether you’re updating a finished basement that’s a timewarp into the 70’s or a new blank slate, both […]

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Selecting the right soundproofing strategy for your project

Soundproofing doesn’t need to be complicated, but there are several considerations and different materials to work with when thinking about soundproofing. Determining what to do to soundproof your space depends on 3 factors. The noise itself, where the noise is originating from and how much soundproofing or sound dampening is required. There are two types […]

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