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 How to Soundproof a Home Theater Room

How to Soundproof a Home Theater Room

When building a custom home theater room, you have two different acoustic problems to deal with. One is reducing sound transmission levels from your home theater room to adjoining rooms, basically allowing the home theater to be enjoyed at higher volume levels without disturbing neighbors or house guests in other rooms and from the sound to entering the soundproof home theater room.

Home Theater Acoustic Curtain keeps outside noise from entering the room and reduces echo and reverberation in the room. Acoustic Curtains laboratory-tested and field-proven Acoustic Curtains and Acoustic Drapes protect you from outside noise, climate, and light, providing maximum privacy.

Home Theater Soundproofing Products:

  • Keep loud sounds inside the room, so you don’t bother other people in the house.
  • Prevent outside noise from coming in, keeping you where you should be: in the movie.
  • Improve sound quality within the home theater itself, so the sound quality matches the picture quality.

Our STC 20 Quiet Curtains reduce noise by 20 decibels! Our Acoustical Curtains will reduce reverberation and echo in a large room, as well as reduce interference from outside noise. STC 20 Acoustic Curtains use a powerful sound-blocking lining to provide maximum sound protection. Acoustic Curtains can be used to cover windows, doorways, and as room dividers.

Acoustic custom-made curtains for most residential windows (up to 50″w x 84″h); with your choice of one of fabric. STC 20 Acoustic Curtains can be made in any width and up to 9’ high. We can also make STC 20 Acoustic Curtains using the fabric you provide.

STC 15 and STC 17 Acoustic Curtains reduce noise by up to 17 decibels! STC 15 and 17 Acoustic Curtains are specially designed for where fire certification, lightweight, and multiple curtain constructions are required such as schools, hotels, and other public venues. STC 15 and 17 Quiet Curtains can be made in any width and up to 18’ high. We can use your fabrics or you can choose from our wide selection of beautiful fabrics. We can also retrofit existing curtain systems. We now offer STC 17 roller shades!

Home Theater Case Study

Joel in NJ, transformed his basement into a home theater room but soundproofing traveling outside to adjust rooms was an issue, basement home theater room yielded optimal sound control given that the cement foundation has natural soundproofing qualities and the room had double stacked drywall in the “room inside a room” concept. Gaps were also filled with noise-isolating materials. But had an issue controlling the noise that travels around and through windows and stairway doors.

All Noise Control recommended the most simple and effective way to soundproof a home theater room is by installing soundproof acoustical curtains to reduce reverberation and echo, as well as to reduce interference from outside noise. Acoustic Curtains can be used to cover windows and doorways or used as room dividers, which may be necessary for a split-purpose home theater/media room.

Our acoustical curtains and drapes are designed with powerful, lab-tested inner linings that do the work in both residential and commercial environments. In fact, our STC 20 Quiet Curtains reduce noise by 20 decibels! For reference, that means the increase in decibel level from 10dB to 20dB is about 4 times as loud, which is a significant difference. Reducing noise by 20 decibels will help achieve your goals.