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Soundproofing Tips for the Do-It-Yourselfer

Soundproofing is freedom... the freedom to make noise and escape noise!

Graphic copyright Duncan Smith/CorbisSilence is golden, but it doesn't have to be as expensive as you might think!  And though it is possible to totally soundproof a room, most of us are looking to be able to crank up the volume a bit without having a neighbor's shoe come through the window!  Or sing along with our favorite artist without fear of embarrassment!

When I was in college, a frequent distraction was good-natured competition among residents who either bought or build the new generation of high-powered music systems.  You'd blast Jefferson Airplane, I'd blast Hendrix.  Our ears would ring... life was good!

Adding a little soundproofing technology to your home or apartment can give you the freedom of sound and the freedom to sleep... your choice!  Here are a few articles that will help you get started on your quest for "quietude":

Do It Yourself Soundproofing... the basics

Stop The Noise!  Proven Soundproofing Solutions and Products for Homeowners and Contractors

Soundproofing Techniques For Condos And Apartments

Soundproof Your Home Office For Increased Productivity