As well as preventing heat loss and improving the energy efficiency of your home, acoustic insulation is specially designed to also keep unwanted noise out. This sort of sound proof insulation is perf...
As well as preventing heat loss and improving the energy efficiency of your home, acoustic insulation is specially designed to also keep unwanted noise out. This sort of sound proof insulation is perfect for homes on noisy streets, in bustling cities or anywhere else where noise pollution may be a concern.
We stock a range of acoustic insulation slabs from industry leaders Rockwool. Rockwool sound insulation is flexible, easy to install and suitable for soundproofing both walls and floors. As well as providing excellent sound insulation, their products are also water-repellent which makes them resistant to damp, rot and mould.
Noise pollution can cause a number of health effects, such as high blood pressure, strokes and hypertension. Chronic noise exposure can also affect children’s cognitive development, making sound insulation vital for nurseries and schools.
Benefits of Acoustic Insulation
Minimise Sound Transmission
Sound proof insulation works by preventing sound transmission through surfaces such as walls, doors and roofs; keeping noise within the home and unwanted external noise out. Sound insulation achieves this thanks to its high-density and the use of new and innovative materials. Acoustic insulation slabs are highly effective at preventing sound from travelling throughout the home.
Some manufacturers have also introduced unique design features for even stronger soundproofing, such as in Rockwool sound insulation. Their Rockwool FLEXI has a patented flexible edge which helps to ensure a snug fit and prevent sound leakage around the edges of your acoustic insulation.
Perfect for Insulating Walls, Floors and Roofs
Sound will travel throughout your home or property, or from the outside through whichever path offers least resistance. This could be any external or internal surface on your property, whether that’s the walls, roof, floors or more.
If you’d like to create a quieter, more peaceful environment in your home, then effective acoustic insulation is necessary. Acoustic insulation slabs from Rockwool can be used as sound insulation for walls, between floors and more. In addition, building regulations for dwellings also set a minimum level of acoustic insulation for homes.
Designed to Avert the Spread of Fire
Preventing the spread of fire throughout your property is essential. For this reason, manufacturers have used non-combustible materials when creating their acoustic insulation. This has resulted in many of their sound insulation products also receiving Euroclass A1 accreditation, which certifies the product’s ability to combat fire and give anyone in danger more time to get to safety.
Have More Questions About Acoustic Insulation?
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Common Questions About Acoustic Insulation
Is Rockwool Good for Sound Insulation?
Rockwool has been a trusted name in the UK construction sector for over forty years. Rockwool sound insulation doesn’t just provide excellent acoustic insulation, it’s an effective thermal insulator too. Their acoustic insulation slabs have also been manufactured to be vapour-permeable, which means that they can effectively absorb excess moisture from the air without sacrificing performance, as well as fighting the build-up of mould or damp.
Can You Install Sound Insulation Between Floors?
Yes, sound insulation can be installed between floors to provide a barrier between storeys of your home to prevent excess noise transfer. By using acoustic insulation slabs to insulate your floors, you’ll add a layer of highly effective sound insulation which will block ambient sound from travelling through the cavities between your floors.
What’s the Best Soundproofing for Walls?
If you’re looking to soundproof your walls, then installing a layer of acoustic insulation in wall cavities is a highly effective way to do so. Acoustic insulation slabs from manufacturers such as Rockwool will form a powerful barrier, protecting against both excess sound and heat transfer.