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How Do I Improve The Sound Insulation in my Home?

Many people want to try and improve their buildings sound insulation by directly employing their own ‘trusted’ builder. First of all you have to decide how the sound is travelling…

Is My Site Fully Prepared for the Sound Test?

To help you prepare for the sound testing, we have listed out some more common questions we get asked: Will the sound testing disrupt work on site? During the sound…

Sound Insulation Testing – Question and Answers

We often get asked the following questions in regards to sound testing. Do detached properties require sound testing? No. Only attached properties require sound tests. Are internal walls/floor between rooms…

Why Do I Need to Carry Out Sound Testing?

Part E of Building Regulations require that builders demonstrate the sound insulation performance of separating walls/floors in new-build dwellings or rooms for residential purposes (as well as those newly formed…

How Good Robust Insulation Improves Sound Test Results

Sound insulation provides resistance to the passage of sound through the walls and floors of new and existing buildings. In buildings, sound can be defined as ‘airborne sound’ – i.e.…
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What is Part E Sound Testing?

What is Part E Sound Testing? Part E Pre-completion sound testing has been a mandatory requirement since July 2003. All new build properties and conversions which were built after this…
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An Overview of our Sound Test Services

A Brief Summary of Our Sound Test Services APT provides acoustic testing and consultancy¬†to help architects, developers and homeowners achieve the minimum requirements of Part E of the Building Regulations…