Making A Soundproof Box In A Jiffy:
If you can become adept at making a soundproof box and do it exceptionally well and quickly, then you may make money out of it. If you want to make soundproof boxes out of necessity and you need a few of them, then you still need to learn how to build a soundproof box effectively using materials that are available to you and won’t cost you so much. You can use these boxes to soundproof your generator. I mean everyone hates the excruciating sound the generator makes.
Soundproofing boxes have a variety of uses and purposes. They come in assorted forms and sizes. Depending on where or for what function you will be using a soundproof box, it is obviously rectangular in shape since it’s called a box. Most commonly, a soundproof box serves as a casing or sturdy container for electronic appliances and devices such as computer set, television or component system.
While others are handy and can be transported by carrying without cracking a sweat, most soundproof boxes are built tall and heavy that it would be difficult for you to drag it along across the room. There are even those that are permanently fixed to the wall like a cabinet.
Make your own Lightweight Generator Quiet Box:
Products mentioned in the video:
- DEWALT 20v Lithium Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit.
- DEWALT DCS355B 20V XR Oscillating Multi-Tool.
- Hitachi Amp 10-inch Single Bevel Compound Miter Saw.
- Stabila Level.
- Predator 400 Generator.
Making Your Own Soundproof Box:
Before you start on the task of making a soundproof box for soundproofing your generator, you need to identify what you need it for. Approximately how much decibels are you trying to suppress or to block off from getting inside the box? How big do you want it? How will you soundproof it? What materials will you use and how much are you willing to spend for it?
If you’re making a small box approximately two feet by four feet and perhaps also two feet in depth, then you might consider starting with a metal box frame as a model structure and then gradually work around the outside layer. Here, your next problem would be what materials to use. A lot of the details will depend on the size of your generator.
The materials usually rely on how loud the object inside is or how much dampening do you want to achieve. If you’re constructing a miniature box made of plywood that could be fitted on a desk, then you may use foam akin to egg crates seen in sound rooms. Dynamat, which is a soundproofing mat used on cars, could also be applied to your soundproofing box. If it’s a bit bigger, then you may do a combination of both like layers of dynamat or similar material over several layers of foam. Check out Dynamat Thick Self-Adhesive Sound Deadener on Amazon.
Fiberglass is also another effective, albeit more expensive, sound-deadening material. It is more of a sound-reflective type of material compared to foam which mostly absorbs and diffuses sound upon contact. Foam rubber is also one revolutionary material that is slightly better than regular acoustical foam. These materials, among others, are generally available in major upholstery and local hardware stores near you so you wouldn’t really have a hard time looking for resources to build your personally-made soundproof box to sound deaden your generator.