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Sept. 8, 2021

Help! My Open Floorplan Is Driving Me Nuts!

Help! My Open Floorplan Is Driving Me Nuts!

Homes today have a serious noise problem. We’ve knocked down walls in opening up our floorpans and then covered our floors in hard surfaces, like hardwood flooring and ceramic tile. That has only amplified the sounds! All the noise may be making it...


Homes today have a serious noise problem. We’ve knocked down walls in opening up our floorpans and then covered our floors in hard surfaces, like hardwood flooring and ceramic tile. That has only amplified the sounds! All the noise may be making it impossible for you to work from home or find some peace and quiet. And if you have an introverted personality, you may be suffering the most! 

Stop hiding in the closet looking for quiet. Listen to tips from acoustic consultants—yes, there’s a such thing!—on how to quiet  down the noises coming from inside and outside a home. By paying attention to sound, you may even help your home’s value too. 

This episode breaks down how you can soften up the sounds in your home through smarter design choices, as well as ensure sound isn’t a detriment to your property’s value in the future. *Royalty free music provided by Bensound.com

For more on this topic, check out my recent article for Realtor Magazine: Shhh! When a Home Is Too Loud

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