Are you currently constructing a new build residential development or converting an existing dwelling into a series of flats in Cornwall? Perhaps you’re developing a residential building, like a nursing home or hotel in Cornwall? If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these, or you are undertaking any type of residential building work, then you’ll need sound insulation testing in Cornwall. To put it simply, sound insulation testing is a legal requirement to ensure that your property complies with Part E of the Building Regulations, enabling all residents to live in peace and quiet from neighbours and outside noise.
Do You Need Sound Insulation Testing in Cornwall?
If you need to book in your sound insulation test then HA Acoustics are here to help. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, our professionalism and our high quality standard of work. We cover Cornwall and surrounding areas, including all towns and villages in Cornwall. Our local acoustic engineers provide professional, quick, efficient and affordable services in Cornwall towns, including sound insulation testing in Saltash, Bodmin, Penzance, Camborne, also sound testing in Newquay, St Austell, Padstow, Bude and Looe. If you need sound insulation testing in Cornwall; contact us today. At HA Acoustics, we’ll provide professional, friendly advice and are able to book in your sound insulation test.
Contact us online or call 01752 426 118 (Plymouth) now to discuss sound insulation testing for your Cornwall property.
What is sound insulation testing?
When it comes to sound insulation testing in Cornwall, this service checks separating walls and floors to make sure they comply with Part E of the Building Regulations. This regulation sets out what the sound levels should be in your dwelling to ensure your eventual residents and dwellers have a comfortable and quiet place to live. All our services are in accordance with BS EN ISO 140 and the Building Regulations Approved Document E – ‘Resistance to the Passage of Sound’, and we offer a quick and efficient service if you need a tight turnaround.
Our sound insulation tests cover both airborne and impact noise. Airborne sound is where noise is transmitted through the air, like when music is played or when two people have a conversation. Impact sound is when you hear a noise impact something else; like someone walking up some stairs. We test for both of these, offering guidance on how you can improve the conditions within your project if you need it.
If sound insulation testing is something you need then get in touch today. Our services cover all Cornish towns including St Ives, Truro, St Austell, Padstow, Looe, Fowey, Wadebridge, Liskeard, Redruth, Polperro and Mevagissey. in Cornwall, so let us know which area you need us to visit you in when you ask for a quote.
Contact us online or 01752 426 118 (Plymouth) now to discuss sound insulation testing in Cornwall.
Things we recommended when it comes to sound testing
First things first; it’s a great idea to get in touch with us as early as you can so that you give yourself the maximum amount of time to work with us. This will ensure we smooth out any problems and leave you with enough time to make any improvements or amends required.
Prior to the actual day of your test, we’d strongly recommend the following:
- Make sure all windows and doors are installed, glazed and closed.
- Finish and hang all internal doors. Close them on the day of your test.
- Finish all ceilings and floors. This is very important in order to get an accurate test.
- Don’t lay any cosmetic flooring before your test.
- Empty all rooms.
- Fit all electrical sockets, light switches and skirting boards.
- Empty the building of people and things.
- Book on a day where no tradesmen are working, as we’ll need complete quiet to do the test.
- Make sure your dwelling has 240v (50Hz) of mains power.
When booking your sound insulation test with HA Acoustics, you can be safe in the knowledge that it will be carried out safely and to the best standards. We have over 10 years of experience with expert consultants and technicians, so we’re a company you can trust every step of the way. Get in touch with us today if you have a requirement for any sound insulation testing of new-build residential or conversion to residential, in any Cornwall towns or villages. We are your local experts for sound testing in Cornwall including sound insulation testing Looe, Fowey, Camborne, Launceston, Saltash or Truro in Cornwall, as we can help.
Whatever you need the services of an acoustic consultant for, the local experts at HA Acoustics can help. We operate all over the South West and across the UK. What’s more, we work with individuals and businesses big and small. No matter the size of the acoustics project, we’re here to help. Call us for a free quote on 01752 426 118 (Plymouth) or 0203 371 9801 (London) . Alternatively, simply click here to contact us online and our team will get back to you shortly.
Why choose HA Acoustics?
Here at HA Acoustics, our team have over 10 years of sound insulation testing and acoustic consultancy experience. Our acoustic experts provide sound insulation testing services for both domestic and commercial premises. We also offer a full range of acoustic services, including mechanical plant testing, noise assessments for licensed premises, noise at work assessments, sound insulation testing. Your team of local acoustic engineers are ready to provide the noise services you need, no matter where you’re located in the South West or across the UK.