Category: Noise Pollution

SW Out of Hospital

SoundProof Windows May Keep You Out Of Hospital

31st August 2023

We have long known that living on the flight path of a major airport can damage homeowners’ health and well-being. Excessive noise, disrupted sleep and stress can lead to fatigue, hypertension, heart disease, cognitive impairment and poor mental health. The problem of noise from Heathrow Airport’s flight path, in particular, is a significant and long-standing […]

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How Our Expertise Is Guiding A Major Potential Investment In Malta

How Our Expertise Is Guiding A Major Potential Investment In Malta

29th September 2022

There are times when Hugo Carter’s expertise in noise reduction doors and windows can have an enormous impact on a multi-million-pound business decision. The majority of our clients in the UK and elsewhere are the owners of homes and small businesses. They want to be absolutely sure that their properties are benefiting from the best […]

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driving in speedway

I Feel No Need, No Need For Speedway

21st June 2022

Speedway was a big sport in the UK in the years just after the Second World War. Britain was one of the leading exponents of this form of motorcycle racing that takes place on an oval track with bikes that have only one gear and a top speed of 70mph. One thing that you will […]

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hotel windows

Why Hotel Owners Should Upgrade To A Silent Window

12th July 2021

Why Hotel Owners Should Upgrade To A Silent Window Many hotel owners across the UK have now benefited from installing Silent Windows from Hugo Carter. Discussing window noise reduction with us has delivered a range of benefits to hoteliers with establishments of all shapes, sizes and styles. Many hotels, especially those in city centres or […]

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Decibels

So how many decibels are ‘healthy’?

31st October 2017

It’s not a question that many of us know the answer to. But it’s an important one, and for us, it’s an absolutely essential one – especially when we’re doing our first calculations at a property during an initial visit. ‘Zero’ decibel is the so-called hearing threshold for the human ear. (That doesn’t mean there’s […]

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