Types of acoustic insulation

Keeping sound in or out of your home isn't always easy. There are rules that determine just how houses need to be made, and while soundproofing's taken into account in these rules, it doesn't factor in what's going to be necessary to create absolute isolation for your home theatre - or how to block out the neighbour's hyperactive terrier.

Find out how to soundproof different parts of your home, and what sorts of techniques and materials will be most effective.

Soundproofing techniques

There are a variety of ways to improve the soundproofing of your home, including measures you can take to insulate doors, windows and walls. Find out more about different techniques used to control sound.

Soundproofing materials

Learn about the different acoustic insulation materials that can be used in and around your home to prevent sound being transferred through walls, floors, windows, doors and roofs.