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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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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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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

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The Best Quiet Hand Dryers of 2021

Electric hand dryers provide many benefits–reduced germ transmission, more environmentally friendly than paper towels, more hygienic. And you don’t have to use the same towel that 3 kids made soggy before you got there. Of … Read more

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The Best Soundproof Dog Crate of 2021

Whether you need to keep the dog noise inside the crate or keep the dog-frightening noises–like thunder, fireworks, and other loud, unexpected noises–out of the crate, a soundproof space is a good investment to provide … Read more

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The Quietest Range Hood of 2021

Most people do not give much thought to their range hoods. A lot of people rarely turn them on–until something falls on the burner and it smells like baked badger is on the menu. And … Read more

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The Quietest Garage Door Opener of 2021

It might be time to consider replacing that old noisy garage door opener when: Your wife starts taking practice swings with her 9 iron when you open and close the garage door at midnight. Your … Read more

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The Best Soundproof Blinds of 2021

Windows equal noise–almost invariably. Glass does not have near the soundproofing ability of insulated walls. But you want, and need light and ventilation. Blinds, curtains, even moving blankets will cut down the noise of traffic, … Read more