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Reducing the echo in the office.

When it comes to distracting factors and one’s inability to focus on the task at hand, there’s nothing that’s more devastating than working in a noisy environment. The most incredible thing about this is the fact that some people, instead of trying to solve this problem, decide to just roll with the punches and accept that – it’s just the way things are. However, there’s so much you can do in order to make your office into a quieter, more productive environment. With that in mind and without further ado, here are several reasons why working in a noisy environment is bad for your productivity, as well as several solutions for these problems.

Quash installed 8 x 25mm Quietspace panels into an office at Rocky Bay Mandurah. What a difference it has made to their working space.
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4 weeks ago

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We supplied and installed 32 x 50mm Quietspace panels onto the ceiling at North Dandalup Community Hall. The facility is now perfect for a workshop, meeting or event. No more echoes! ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

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Finally, Someone's Designing A Fix For The Nightmarish Open-Plan Office

Office pods are a great innovation to improve productivity in open-plan offices! The main idea behind setting up phone and office pods in offices is to eliminate ... privacy and reduce distractions.
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1 month ago

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Can we help you with your Soundproofing problem? Whether you are looking to soundproof an apartment, restaurant, cafe, or any other space, the team at Quash can show you exactly what you need and offer you expert advice.

What type of sound are you hearing?
Where is the sound coming from?
what is the size of the wall, ceiling or floor the sound is travelling through?

Email us your details, query and pictures and one of our professional staff will get back to you.

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1 month ago

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‘Great food, but please do something about the noise’ – the battle for quieter restaurants

Background noise in some eateries can reach the equivalent of a lawnmower or a motorbike. It’s enough to put you off your dinner.

The domestic goddess has declared war on noisy restaurants.

Nigella Lawson, one of the biggest names in the culinary world, says she wants to eat out in peace.

Lawson has called on eateries to put a stop to the noisy trend. "It is utterly draining", the celebrity chef said.
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1 month ago

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Quash has sound insulation solutions for all applications. Supplied and installed. 10 years experience. Free quotes. Family owned. All industries. Highlights: Delivering Quality Sound Proofing Solutions, Free Quotes Available, Affordable Prices. Take a look at some of our solutions...... ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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Some of the team from Quash ready to go!! Loaded with 2.5 tonne of Quietspace and off to the country to soundproof a Broadcasting Studio. Watch this space to see the end result..... ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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How to Make Your Own Sound Booth for Better Voice Overs
When recording voice overs in a non-professional studio, you’re bound to run into unwanted background noises, and other pesky sounds that your microphone picks up. What is the solution? Make your own sound booth. Check this out....
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2 months ago

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Is your bedroom conducive enough for sleep?

Various things can keep you awake like air or road traffic noise, loud neighbors, air conditioning hums, and others. The noise could be coming from a window, through the door, or ceiling. While they may not be extremely loud, more than 30 A-weighted decibels (dB(A)) of noise can cause your sleep to be disrupted.

We at Quash value a good night’s sleep for a healthy body and a sharp mind. We can create quiet in your bedroom and address noise issues. Are you having challenges with sleeping in your own bedroom?

Reach out to us here or at our site quash.com.au/sound-proofing-solutions/bedroom-sound-proofing/.
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2 months ago

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Orfield Laboratories in South Minneapolis is the home of a space that was once dubbed “the quietest place on earth” by Guinness World Records. (As of 2015, that title now belongs to a quiet room developed by Microsoft in Washington state). The lab is called an anechoic chamber, meaning there is no echo as the room absorbs 99.99 percent of sound. It is used by various manufacturers to test product volume and sound quality—and it can also drive a person mad.
Manufacturers use the lab for product testing and development. Companies like Harley Davidson use the lab to create quieter bikes that still sound like a Harley, for instance. Other products like LED displays are tested to make sure their volume is not too loud. NASA, in fact, uses a similar lab to test its astronauts, given that space is like one giant anechoic chamber, explains Steven Orfield, president of Orfield Labs.
Orfield explains that the only way to stay in the room for an extended period of time is to sit down. A person’s orientation is largely secured by the sounds made when walking or standing, and as those sound cues are taken away, perception becomes skewed, and balance and movement become almost impossible feats.
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2 months ago

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City Lights was the most famous silent movie ever!!
Think silent films reached a high point with The Artist? The pre-sound era produced some of the most beautiful, arresting films ever made.
City Lights was arguably the biggest risk of Charlie Chaplin's career: The Jazz Singer, released at the end of 1927, had seen sound take cinema by storm, but Chaplin resisted the change-up, preferring to continue in the silent tradition. In retrospect, this isn't so much the precious behaviour of a purist but the smart reaction of an experienced comedian; Chaplin's films rarely used intertitles anyway, and though it is technically "silent", City Lights is very mindful of it own self-composed score and keenly judged sound effects.
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2 months ago

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Do you have exaggerated sounds and constant echoes in your music room?

Background noise and disruptive reverberation often make it difficult for musicians of music lovers to clearly hear what they’re playing. Sound quality is sacrificed when the music room isn’t equipped with the right acoustic panels which will have a domino effect on the music you make.

At Quash, we provide extensive soundproofing, such as acoustic panels, to complement home jamming rooms or recording studios to ensure they offer the ultimate in sound acoustics. Are you struggling with your music room? Let us know in the comments.

You may also visit quash.com.au/sound-proofing-solutions/music-room-sound-proofing/
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