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The Best Quiet Coffee Grinder of 2021

Caffeine enthusiasts love coffee grinders for their ability to make fresh and flavorful cups of java, but the noise is an unwanted part of the experience. Fortunately, the Keenstone Electric Coffee Grinder is a quiet … Read more

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Quietest Ice Maker

The first automatic ice maker I ever experienced was in a refrigerator. I thought it was magic. I did not even mind that it made enough noise to wake the proverbial dead. Technology can be … Read more

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The Best Quiet Mini Fridge of 2021

Mini fridges are a fantastic addition to offices, dorms, and game rooms, but a noisy fridge will spoil all your plans. The BLACK+DECKER 2.5 Cubic Feet Mini Fridge with Freezer is the best mini refrigerator … Read more

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How to Block Out Low Frequency Noise

Low frequency noise–commonly called bass–is the most difficult type of sound to keep from entering a room. Almost any soundproofing steps you take in a room–such as soundproof blankets, soundproof curtains, heavy bookcases and furniture–will … Read more

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Will Thicker Oil Make an Engine Quieter?

As with many automotive sounds, the answers to ‘Will Thicker Oil Quiet Engine Noise?’ is yes/no/maybe/sometimes. Because you need to identify the noise–then remedy it. In this short article, we will help you do both. … Read more

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How to Fix Noisy Lifters

Lifter noise is usually a message from your vehicle. “Hey, I need some attention”. Ranging from fairly minor–to go straight to the mechanic. Here are 7 noisy lifter fixes. You can easily take care of … Read more

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How to Soundproof French Doors

Soundproofing french doors tends to be a little more complicated than soundproofing a single door. But it can be done–at least to a certain extent. Here are 6 ideas you can use to quiet things … Read more

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How to Hang Acoustic Panels

Although hanging acoustic panels is not rocket science, it does require a little thought and planning. I have used foam panels and DIY panels in this article, for illustration purposes. But most of the information … Read more

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How to Soundproof a Dishwasher

Dishwashers are a great invention, saving time and energy. But they can be loud. Specially older units. And open concept floor plans, and vaulted ceilings tend to magnify the noise. Here are 7 ways to … Read more