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How to Install Acoustic Foam without Damaging Your Walls

Installing acoustic eggcrate foam tiles is an affordable way to control sound in a room. This is important if you do a lot of audio recording in your home and wish to make the output sound as professional as possible without spending a lot of money on studio-grade equipment. Many podcasters, audiobook narrators, and YouTube […]

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How to Clean Up Spills from a Memory Foam Mattress or Pillow

Sometimes despite your best efforts to protect your memory foam mattress or memory foam pillow from damage, a spill or accident will occur. When this happens, you need to spring into action immediately before the spill has a chance to set in and ruin the appearance of your bedding. Here are some tips on how […]

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Tips to Help You Fall Asleep Quickly

There are many variables involved in getting a restful night’s sleep, including keeping your bedroom sufficiently dark and at a comfortable temperature; having a supportive memory foam mattress; and avoiding alcohol, caffeine, or other stimulants for several hours before you turn in. But one often overlooked variable is being able to fall asleep quickly—say within […]

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Protect and Organize Tools with Foam

If you’re an avid DIY enthusiast or simply like to be prepared to tackle basic repair and maintenance jobs around your home, then chances are you own a wide selection of hand tools and power tools. From socket sets and screwdrivers to pliers, drill bits, and jigsaws, these tools were probably accumulated over a number […]

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Perform Self-Massage with a Foam Roller

The benefits of regular massage therapy are numerous. They range from simple relaxation to stress elimination, better circulation, improvement in flexibility, and reduction in inflammation, joint pain, and scar tissue. But getting a professional massage is far too costly for most people, which is why using a foam roller for self-massage is the next best […]

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Teen Hangout Room Giant Foam Chair

Teens are tough on everything they come into contact with, from smartphones and tablets to clothing and textbooks. No matter how slick, sophisticated, or expensive something is, teens have an inability to treat it carefully. This applies to furniture too, which is why the pieces you choose for a teen hangout room or bedroom need […]

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Why You Should Make a Custom Foam Kayak Seat

Standard kayak seats leave a lot to be desired. They are designed in a one-size-fits-all fashion, but rarely live up to that ideal. As a result, many kayakers find themselves stuck with a seat that doesn’t conform well to their backside or hips; that angles their body in a way that inhibits control and stability; […]

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Cover Fabric for Your Outdoor Foam Cushions

A few months ago we gave you some ideas for choosing the right type of foam for your outdoor cushions. We told you about the different properties of dryfast foam, closed cell foam, and polyurethane foam, and recommended some applications for each. But choosing the best foam is only half the battle when it comes […]

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Great Foam DIY Projects to Make for Kids

Kid-sized furniture and accessories are wonderful to have in the home. But even the tiniest chair or foam sack can be rather expensive, especially when emblazoned with Disney princesses, Marvel superheroes, or pro sports team logos. To cut down on the expense and bring a more personal touch to each piece, we recommend taking a […]

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Acoustic Foam 101

The average room in an ordinary home has terrible acoustic properties. Due to the different materials used in the floor, walls, and ceiling, as well as the presence of windows and furniture, sound waves are bounced, reflected, and absorbed in varying and unpredictable ways. This leads to a tremendous amount of distortion in untreated rooms, […]

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