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Old 07-29-2015, 10:43 AM   #1
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Sound Retention in Apartment

Just got my 1st apartment last saturday and received a (BS) noise complaint Tuesday.

I have a pretty open space ~725sf with wood floors throughout the unit except the bedroom.

When I come home from work, I listen to music, watch tv, etc through my speaker system. What are some "DIYs" that can help retain sound in my unit.
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Old 08-02-2015, 10:37 PM   #2
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Turn the volume down.

Not a whole lot you can do in an apartment.

Hanging some thick blankets on the walls and turning the bass down is about it.

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Wireless headphones.

Localize music to room you are in.

Talk to your neighbors and ask them to call you first.

BTW - bass is your problem. Low freq go further and through more objects like cars and walls. The also vibrate things more like vents and fixtures.
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Old 08-18-2015, 09:09 PM   #4
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If you are serious about being there, then reduce your bass and spend a shitload on sound absorbing panels.

http://www.atsacoustics.com/panels
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