Everyone knows insulating a home saves energy and makes for a more comfortable living environment. We have written here at the Greenest Insulation Blog about how effective cellulose insulation is in providing superior sound proofing in addition to energy-efficiency. Cellulose insulation can be used in the attics and exterior walls to deaden sound from the outside, and interior walls to minimize sound between rooms.
The best time to consider insulation and sound proofing is when a home is being constructed. For existing homes it can be more challenging. A recent article in the Columbus Dispatch provides an excellent recap from sound proofing experts on how to use cellulose insulation and other products to retrofit an older home.
Read more here and learn how to lower the energy bills, and the noise level, in an older home.