Reverberation at Home

What is the problem? Woonkamer akoestiek
Reverberation is caused by using (too many) hard materials in, for example, your living room or bedroom. But the same problem may occur in your studio or office.

What is the solution?
The solution is to install soft absorbent surfaces in your room. The following questions may arise: How much sound absorption do I need? Where should I place this sound absorber? Which products are eligible? The answers to these questions differ per room and situation, but you will find them on this page!

What and how much do I need?
This differs considerably per situation, some rooms contain curtains and some rooms don't. Placing 25% to 35% of the floor surface on sound-absorbing materials provides noticeably better acoustics. Let's suppose your living room has a floor area of 40 m². In this case you start by applying 10 to 15 m² of sound absorption. Walls and ceiling in particular constitute surfaces that reflect sound and are therefore the appropriate places for sound absorption. The result of absorption material under tables or chairs, however, is minimal.

Tips
On our tips page you will find extensive articles that go into more detail about solving bad acoustics.

Below you will find the products that are suitable for improving the acoustics of your living room 

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  1. Flamex Edge Acoustic Foam Panel
    Flamex Edge
    Acoustic Foam Panel
    • Reduces reverberation in a room
    • For wall and ceiling
    • Decorative edge of 45°

    Starting at £14.60

    £24.54
    (incl. tax)
  2. Soundstone
    Soundstone
    Acoustic ceiling panel
    • White fibreglass coating
    • Suitable for suspended ceilings
    • Easy to customize

    Starting at £15.37

    (incl. tax)
  3. Akotherm Facet toegepast in een kantoorruimte
    Akotherm Edge
    Panel with faceted edge
    • Polyester wool
    • Sound-absorbing, thermal insulating panel
    • aesthetic look

    Starting at £16.63

    (incl. tax)
  4. Akotherm GG wit
    Akotherm SF
    Sound absorbing panel
    • High density of 40kg/m³
    • Double sided extra smooth finish
    • For indoor and outdoor

    Starting at £19.55

    (incl. tax)
  5. Flamex Pyramid applied in a living room
    Flamex Pyramid
    Absorbent foam panel
    • Reduces reverberation in a room
    • For wall or ceiling 
    • Decorative design

    Starting at £25.06

    £41.76
    (incl. tax)
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Sound insulation and acoustics in your home
More information about device insulation, door insulation, floor insulation and reducing reverberation in your home can be found on the page Sound insulation and acoustics in your home