Luxury Condo Soundproofing Guide: 3 Ways Renovation Can Help
Distant music from restaurants. Cars honking in traffic desperation. The laughter of your next door neighbors. Sudden loud thumps on the ceiling just when you’re falling deeply asleep.
If these sounds are familiar to you, you’re not alone. As it turns out, noise management is a perennial problem faced by many condo dwellers.
Structurally speaking, walls are the only thing that separates you and your neighbors when you live in a communal building. While many luxury condominiums around BGC, Makati, Quezon City, and Alabang have undergone advanced site planning techniques to reduce noise, most condo owners still prefer to strengthen their unit’s noise-blocking capacity.
“In a bustling city like Manila, silence is no longer a privilege, but a luxury you’d be thankful to invest in.”
In this article, we will let you know three effective ways renovation can make condo soundproofing at your place possible.
TRIPLE PANE WINDOWS
Triple pane windows provide you with high-quality condo soundproofing performance better than single pane windows. The science happens inside those airtight spaces as the three panes deaden sound waves before they even hit your ears.
Although the priciest of all, triple pane windows are deemed the most energy efficient. Due to its advanced insulation, it can save you up to 3% on heating bills in the long run.
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If you have a penchant for music or you are a high-earning YouTuber with your own home studio, the sounds you create are certainly music to your ears. On the flip side, they may sound like pandemonium for those who only beseech for a good and silent night’s sleep.
If you this troubles you, we recommend the installation of artistic acoustic panels. Usually fabric-wrapped and made from materials like foam or mineral wool, acoustic panels have noise absorbing properties that can help quiet down space.
Another amazing thing about acoustic panels is they won’t ruin the look of your condo. Interestingly design-savvy, whatever decorative requirements you have can be met by a variety of acoustic panels.
Ideal spots to install acoustic panels:
PROPER FLOOR TREATMENTS
"You only have to select the right flooring materials to match your elegant interior."
In case you’re living with kids ages 10 below, you know that running and thumping are completely unavoidable. The good news is you can prevent conflicts with neighbors or with condo owners below you. You only have to select the right flooring materials to match your elegant interior.
One proven condo soundproofing renovation option is to use carpets. Choose the ones thick enough to muffle unnecessary noise from traveling to the room below. Still depending on the scope of building rules, carpets are usually placed on walkways and spaces where action always happen.
Hardwoods are visually pleasing but noisy. If you you adore hardwoods, you may need to use large rugs to cover them up. Providing an extra flooring underneath the hardwood will also lessen the impact of noise below.
A Japanese cork sheet is another efficient material for blocking flooring sounds. If the noise is coming from the unit directly above yours, we suggest tweaking your ceiling and adding a thick layer of vinyl material, adding fiberglass insulation, or installing acoustic tiles. You can even cover it up with an elegant wallpaper.
Every condominium has its own book of renovation rules. No need to worry about breaking them because an expert interior design team would know them by heart. TGR ensures high-end quality while maintaining the aesthetic integrity of your high-end condominium is atop our priority whenever we do residential and commercial renovation.
The end result is always a luxurious, safe, and functional space where you can feel isolated even despite sharing the same building with a hundred or more people.
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A well-soundproofed room works advantageous to the people of the city, especially those living in condominiums in the metro. This is because key cities such as Makati, Taguig, and Pasig tend to have many bar and club areas which can keep you awake all night.
Have you been considering to renovate and go for an upgrade? Tokyo Grand Renovation (TGR) can exactly help you with that, and more. As a Japanese luxury interior design and build company in Makati, TGR commits elegant and functional finish for all your houses and condominiums. TGR’s headquarters is at 9110 La Campana St. cor. Trabajo St., Brgy. Olympia, Makati City, 1207.
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