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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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Choisir la bonne insonorisation pour votre projet

L’insonorisation n’est pas nécessairement compliquée à faire, mais il y a 3 facteurs à prendre en considération. Les deux premiers facteurs portent sur le genre de bruit à bloquer et son origine. Il y a deux types de bruit, le bruit aérien tel que celui d’un cinéma-maison et l’aboiement d’un chien ou encore des voisins […]

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