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How to Quiet a Garage Door Opener

Quiet the Garage Door System Noises produced by the garage door are usually blamed on the opener just like furnace noises are usually blamed on the blower. In both cases you are dealing with a … Read more

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OITC Rating

What is an OITC Rating? OITC stands for Outdoor-Indoor Transmission Class. It is a relatively new (around 1990) system developed to measure how products perform in keeping outside sounds from penetrating into your living space, … Read more

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How to Quiet a Noisy Air Return

What is Causing the Noise in Your Air Return? Are you hearing noise from your air return? Before trying to resolve the issue, make certain that is the problem. Your enemy could be flanking noise. … Read more

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How to Soundproof a Garage

Before jumping into a project like this you will need to answer some questions and make some decisions. Soundproofing your garage can be a quick, one-weekend project with a small cost. Or you might be … Read more

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How to Make a Generator Quiet

Before you begin to soundproof a generator you will need to answer a few basic questions. Once you know what you want to accomplish, there is a much better chance of achieving your goal. ‘Ready, … Read more

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How to Quiet a Noisy Furnace Blower

Make Sure It Really is the Blower All that racket coming out of the furnace vents is, invariably, blamed on the furnace and, by extension, the blower. Because, as far as you know, it is … Read more