Custom Acoustic Solutions for Unique Spaces

Custom Acoustic Solutions for Unique Spaces

Soundproofing is not limited to high-end recording facilities. Acoustic paneling is easily accessible and can transform any area into a peaceful retreat for work or play.

It's not as hard as you would think to design a personalized acoustic solution for your special place—all it takes is understanding a few key pieces of information.

Acoustic Materials Come in Different Shapes, Sizes, and Materials

Because each room has different dimensions and layouts, acoustic panel arrangements must be unique and customized to minimize sound transfer across floors and rooms. 

For example, wall-mounted acoustic panels can help block sound from entering or leaving a long, narrow conference room. Meanwhile, to achieve cinematic immersion in a modest home theater, corner traps, and ceiling baffles are suitable.

Materials are also important and come in a variety of prices and quality levels. Although inexpensive materials like fiberglass insulation or simple foam panels may seem like a better option, they usually don't provide as much noise reduction and break down more rapidly. 

On the other hand, high-end materials are designed with better sound-dampening qualities, blocking a broader range of frequencies for a quieter atmosphere. Examples of these materials are mass-loaded vinyl (MLV) and specialist acoustic foam. 

Choosing premium soundproofing materials is like selecting a luxury automobile over a budget model; the performance speaks for itself.

Personalization plays a significant role in achieving optimal sound quality in every place, regardless of its design or history, so get advice from specialists before soundproofing an area.

Turner Bros Contractors Ltd. has been providing steel-stud framing, drywall, and acoustic ceiling services for residential and commercial applications in the Vancouver area since 1932. The company is family-run with four generations of the family represented in the business.

If you have any questions about this article or would like to talk to us about your residential or commercial project, please call us at (604) 532-1991 or email us at

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