10 Tips for Soundproofing Your Home Office

Working from home saves on commute time and offers some nifty fringe benefits, such as being able to work in your sweats if you choose to do so. However, working at home can come with challenges, such as being bombarded by unwanted sounds.

Sound Effects

Sound waves carry through air and, to a lesser extent, through certain types of construction materials, such as metal and wood. While good construction practices will reduce sound transfer, they won’t completely eliminate it. The solution to a noisy room is to incorporate sound-dampening objects and materials, which will help absorb sound waves and keep them from becoming irritating or overwhelming.

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