Building a Solid, Sound-Dampening Gate

Our front fence and gate collapsing in a storm presented a fabulous opportunity to erect a new sound-abating one. The old set-up — just wire rabbit fencing — had none of those qualities. Dampening traffic noise was the goal so I knew a tall, solid fence was required. To block noise, you want a barrier […]

The Better White Noise…Nature

Water features, such as fountains and artificial streams, are excellent white noise generators. I have three of them and right now they are obscuring the sound of my neighbor’s AM radio talk shows that he must play at full volume. But, water features have drawbacks; they are usually made of plastic or concrete, and require […]

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