Cheap and Easy Soundproofing

NoiseOne of the problems I have encountered again and again is how to cheaply and easily soundproof something.

Whether you are dealing with a noisy dishwasher or you just want a soundproof wall, there are many products available that you might use. There are rigid styrofoam sheets, expandy foam, various types of soft foam, fiberboard, etc. Most of these materials will provide a slight degree of soundproofing, and different materials will block sound at different frequencies.

But when it comes right down to it, nothing beats the general soundproofing characteristics of a certain material that you probably didn’t even consider…