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Can Insulation Soundproof My Home?

Although the potential to lower your energy bills is one of the most significant advantages of installing insulation, there are a variety of other benefits, including soundproofing. If you live in a noisy area, insulation can help reduce outside sounds.

If you want to insulate your home to help reduce noise, contact ThermaSeal/Lakeside Insulation for a free estimate!

Do All Types of Insulation Reduce Noise?

Insulation reduces the transmission of sound from one area by creating a barrier that absorbs vibrations between the sources of the noise and surrounding areas. However, not all types of insulation reduce outside noise.

Cellulose and fiberglass insulation are great choices if you are interested in the soundproofing benefits of insulation. These types of insulation reduce outside sounds as well as sounds between different levels of your home. Fiberglass and cellulose can be installed in walls, floors and ceilings.

On the other hand, reflective insulation such as radiant barrier works by reflecting radiant heat from the sun. It’s installed in the attic, right under the roof, which keeps your home comfortable (but doesn’t act as a sound barrier at all).

Schedule Insulation Installation in Chicago, IL

If you are interested in insulating your Chicago area home, you’ve come to the right place! Our team has the experience and expertise to help you choose the perfect insulation material for your particular project.

If you want to learn more about insulation and soundproofing or want to start your insulation installation project, contact ThermaSeal/Lakeside Insulation today!

Products We Install
Fiberglass Insulation

Fiberglass insulation is often the most economical of insulation choices to buy and easiest to install.


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