Suptikes Soundproof Door Draft Stopper installed on interior door

The Best Soundproof Door Sweep of 2021

Wherever air flows or light shows, noise will come through. Some of the biggest culprits are the spaces between the bottoms of doors and the floor below them. All the soundproofing of walls, ceilings, floors, … Read more

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How to Get Revenge on Noisy Neighbors

Urban living can provide many advantages. Quick and easy access to shopping, entertainment, schools, sports facilities, and communities with good to great neighbors and friends.  Unfortunately, it can also provide loud, noisy, inconsiderate, annoying, and … Read more

Dehumidifier in a finished basement

The Quietest Dehumidifier of 2021

Although most dehumidifiers are not horribly loud, some of them will produce noise up to 75 decibels right at the machine. This fades quite a bit with distance–usually by 10 to 20 decibels when you … Read more

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The Best Quiet Blender of 2021

The average blender has a noise level of 88 decibels–about the same as a lawn mower. Given that you are 2 feet away from it when you push the go button, it can be quite … Read more

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Best Quiet Paper Shredder of 2021

Paper shredders can be noisy–sometimes producing well in excess of 80 decibels of noise. Here are 10 much quieter paper shredders. Every one of them produces under 70 decibels of noise, which is what you … Read more

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The Quietest Hair Dryers of 2021

Hair dryer power (expressed in watts) has long been the standard for judging how good the machine is at drying hair. But the quietest hair dryers have Tourmaline and Ceramic technology combined with additional fan … Read more

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DIY Under Hood Insulation

Installing Do-It-Yourself under hood insulation is actually a fairly easy process–with the proper products, a bit of time, and patience. Most of the products you can use for under-hood insulation and/or soundproofing are very user-friendly. … Read more

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The Quietest RV Generator of 2021

The generators on this list all operate at under 70 decibels of noise (about the sound from your dishwasher). Having a quiet, dependable generator for your RV expeditions will provide more comfort, safety, and security. … Read more

Man blowing leaves in front of house with quiet leaf blower

The Quietest Leaf Blower of 2021

We selected and reviewed leaf blowers that operate at 70 decibels or less. Improvements in technology have resulted in some very powerful blowers with high airspeed and air volume (CFM) that are surprisingly quiet. Although … Read more