Living in close proximity to others can bring the joy of waking up in the middle of the night to loud music or hearing an alarm clock at 5 AM. If you are living somewhere that has shared walls, then you understand the need for insulation that reduces sound in addition to keeping your house warm.
Insulation that reduces sound comes in various forms, so it is imperative to explore all the types of soundproofing insulation to understand what is best for you. Contact us if you would like to talk to one of our specialists about what insulation would be best for you.
There are many different options when it comes to soundproofing your home. Each serves a very different purpose to adequately insulate different spaces. The three listed below each bring different benefits to utilize in your home.
Batt insulation, a form of blanket insulation, comes in a roll and can be easily installed without having to customize it for your home. The most common form of blanket insulation is fiberglass, which is an extremely durable and fire-resistant material that is extremely successful in reducing sound.
Foam Spray insulation is perfect for both reducing sound and thermal comfort in your home. Additionally, it is one of the more amenable insulation types as it is great for any oddly-shaped areas or insulating around obstructions in the walls. It is also great for walls that have already been built and need to have added insulation.
Blown insulation, or Cellulose insulation, can look similar to spray foam at first glance but it has a much looser structure. This is another great option for irregularly shaped areas and you are even able to pour it into existing walls in your home. Cellulose insulation is one of the most common types of insulation in New England as it is a great way to add insulation for homeowners who don’t want to start extreme renovations.
Anderson Insulation of Maine can provide these 3 insulation types for any homeowner looking to upgrade their home’s sound insulation. In many scenarios, adding these insulation types will improve the thermal comfort of ones home while simultaneously providing more privacy while sharing spaces with others. If you are interested in exploring this soundproofing methods, contact us or request a quote!