How To Cut Down Noise In An Open Plan Office Environment

Most large corporates have equally large open plan offices that can be great to work in if you enjoy the collaboration, hustle and bustle and space. But what happens if you’re the kind of employee who gets easily distracted from work or you’re more productive working in the peace and quiet? This is something that

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How Is Excessive Noise Bad For Your Health?

We’re all exposed to noisy environments from time to time, be it in the workplace or even at home. Unfortunately, evidence has shown that too much of it can be bad for your health but how is this so? Let’s explain further how noise impacts on your health and wellbeing. Let’s take the example of

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Why Control Sound?

When we talk about soundproofing we often think of shutting out sound altogether, but this isn’t what most people want. So a lot of work labelled as soundproofing actually involves controlling sound because by its nature sound doesn’t just disappear. It’s only be controlling sound that we get the desired effect in our buildings. Take

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Steps To Getting An Accurate Soundproofing Quote

At Metropolitan Insulation we pride ourselves on helping customers find the right sound proofing solutions for their needs whether it’s in domestic dwellings or commercial buildings. Over the years we have seen our fair share of soundproofing challenges and sometimes clients who have been unsure about what type of soundproofing they need until they came

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What Is The Difference Between Sound Proofing And Sound Absorption

It is common for people who don’t have knowledge of the science of acoustics and sound to get confused about what is meant by sound proofing and sound absorption. The two are actually very different and have very different purposes so it is important get basic understand of both before deciding what’s required. So let’s

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Energy Saving Installation at Large Kennels

This was used to insulate the roof for acoustic purpose and thermal insulation. It dramatically improves noise leakage from inside, eliminating condensation issues and encapsulates asbestos making it safe. Fast, clean and efficient.

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Common Soundproofing Myths

Like most other things in life that require a significant investment of cash to achieve, there are plenty of myths about how to save money on soundproofing. However, as we will show, most of them will only be partially effective at best. Use egg cartons One of the most common myths about soundproofing is that

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