Best Tips for Soundproofing your Home Theater

Most of us love to hear good music in a home  theater with great volume. But because of one or the other reason we are not able to enjoy that. How would be the idea of making our room sound proof so that only the person inside the room enjoys the music from the home  theater and others outside are not disturbed, because of it?

On hearing this you may feel that it’s a great idea but need to invest much money into it. But frankly speaking you do not need to invest much money into it. If you get some better idea to sound proof your room with the minimum cost then would you not be able to do it? Surely you will love it and will like to do it asap.

Soundproofing your Home Theater

So let us see some great ideas for sound proofing room or your home theater.

Need to sound proof your home theater: Here are great ideas to do

For making the room sound proof you need to make all your walls, ceiling and door sound proof. The best idea of sound proofing your home  theater would be building or making a room inside your existing room.

This does not mean that you need to build another concrete wall inside your room; but it means you may need to attach something to your doors, hang on some special blankets on the walls, coat the wall with some products, etc.

Here are some better options for sound proofing your home  theater.

  • Soundproof door bottom: This is very inexpensive product that you need to attach to your door bottom. A thick rubber sheet of Soundproof door bottom comes down when the door is closed and moves up when it is opened. This helps you to seal any gaps after closing the door.
  • Green glue noise clips or Whisper clips: This is a viscous damping compound. It helps in damping the sound vibrations. This is very cheap product, easily available, does not need many equipments for its use and can also be easily applied.
  • Acoustic caulk: This is another product that helps to seal any minute gaps in the walls of your room. This is also a cost effective product which helps to sound proof in the wall partitions. It is easy to apply in all materials such as wood, glass, metal, concrete etc. (Note: The Acoustic caulk and Green glue noise clips both require caulking gun applicator for its use.)
  • Soundproof Blankets: This is a blanket which can be hanged onto your walls. Soundproof Blankets is made up of mass loaded vinyl with fibre glass insulation on both sides which is then given a vinyl covering. The advantage of this blanket is that it comes in many colours and designs which can make your room decorative as well.
  • Mass loaded Vinyl: This is a great and traditional idea for sound proofing your home  theater. This is effective on your walls, doors and also in ceilings. This is bit more expensive when compared to other products.

The basic idea behind these products is that they act in any of these three ways. One is increasing the mass to the walls, next is damping the walls or using any absorbents; the third is to ensure proper sealing on the rooms.

Other than these brilliant room ideas and products, there are many other products commercially available in the markets which can help soundproof your room. But these are the basic and cheaper options that anyone can go with. So apply them now and make your walls sound proof now.