How to Lower Noise with a DIY Acrylic Noise Barrier

Man installing an acrylic noise barrier

Ever feel like unwanted noise seems to crop up at the most inopportune times, like when you’re on a business call, recording something, or simply trying to unwind? Fortunately, there’s a relatively simple and cost-effective solution for when peace and quiet feel like rare commodities: install an acrylic noise barrier to help block out excess sound.

Just follow our helpful guide below and you’ll be on your way to a more relaxing atmosphere that promotes productivity, creativity, and focus.

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Can You Tint Plexiglass?

Acrylic, or plexiglass, is available in a variety of colors and opacities. It can be easily tinted with almost any color by adding a small amount of dye during the manufacturing process. But it is rather difficult to tint plexiglass after it has been produced. Standard window-tinting materials for glass film will not work on plexiglass, so specialized films are required to tint plexiglass sheets.

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8 Best Plexiglass Uses in Your Home

Homeowners are always looking for ways to make their houses not only look better but also become more efficient. One of the easiest ways to do both is to incorporate plexiglass into your living arrangement.
Acrylic—which is also known as plexiglass—is a transparent thermoplastic homopolymer that comes in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. Plexiglass can be used in several different ways. Plexiglass is typically sold in sheets and is available in styles such as frosted, mirrored, or non-glare. Take a closer look at these 8 exciting plexiglass uses in your home to elevate efficiency and design!

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