Add A Little Fabric To Your Walls To Mitigate Unwanted Noises

Living in an apartment with thin walls means listening to unwanted noises, like a kid with a new drum set (or something worse). Some well-placed fabric can help.

Home and technology blog Unplggd offers a few easy hacks for soundproofing your home, such as the decorative strategy of hanging fabric:

If you're hating the late-night music from a next-door neighbour, attack your shared wall. Not with a broomstick, but with fabric. Hang curtains or a gorgeous fabric on the offending wall-wall-to-wall will work best, but even a decorative fabric panel will help-to cushion the noise.

For more soundproofing tips, check out the full post.

Soundproofing Home Hacks to Help Kill Outside Noise [Unplggd]


    Something worse than a kid with a new drum set? Two drum sets maybe? A sibling with an electric guitar? What are you hinting at here...

      A kid with a new girlfriend?

    egg cartons do the same thing.

    When I had my drum kit, I had egg cartons attached to the wall and a curtain hanging in front of that. Did its job well.

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