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Noisy appliances: How loud is your house?

In a residential street in south London, dozens of household appliances are being put through their paces - not to measure how well they work, but how loud they sound.

How Healthy is Your Home?

We spend 90% of our time indoors, but have you thought about your environment? Pollution, lack of light, carcinogens and energy-draining appliances are only a few areas to consider. We look at how to transform your spaces into sanctuaries of wellbeing and sustainability.

CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL TEA DAY WITH A QUIET CUPPA

“As the nation’s most loved beverage, it’s no wonder that National Tea Day has become a firm fixture in the media calendar”, states National Tea Day, who this year, are honoured to support Mind, the UK’s leading mental health charity, to help bring people together over a cup of tea.

Best UK Health Podcasts 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about uk health? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best uk health podcasts of 2021.

Quiet Appliances

Tired of all the noise? Keep things hush hush with kitchen kit designed to give you some peace - these will make all the difference to your stress levels at home.

Return to the Office

With Senior Acoustic Consultant at Hilson Moran - Jack Richardson and Regional Sales Manager at Armourcoat Surface Finishes - Spencer Drake

COOKING WITH SOUND: With BBC MasterChef Winner - Ping Coombes and Novy, Innovation Director - Henk Huisseune

Quiet Times speaks to Ping Coombes and Henk Huisseune about the role that sound plays in how we cook, as well as how we enjoy our kitchens at home.

Check it’s Quiet Before You Buy It

Since launching in 2011, Quiet Mark has clarified the complex world of sound. When consumers see our Q logo on a product they know it to be one of the quietest on the market.

Focus on Extractors

The extractor is an essential element for good circulation and keeping the air clean and fresh. It can also be a sculptural statement in its own right, suggests Louise Parkin.

Why Silence is Golden

Noise pollution might be invisible, but it can still have a dramatic impact on your health and life.

Build for wellbeing

Ideas for new-build or renovation projects that foster good health.

Noise pollution has soared since the pandemic began as people are socialising at home

New study finds that complaints about noisy neighbours have jumped in the past year, making it harder to sleep.

7 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Purchasing Kitchen Appliances

There is a massive renovation renaissance that has been driven by a seemingly everlasting lockdown. Now that consumers have spent time working from home and living in less-than-ideal conditions, manufacturers have seen a huge demand for appliances from self-builders and renovators.

In Conversation: ‘Tackling noise pollution’ with Simon Gosling

In Conversation: ‘Tackling noise pollution’ with Simon Gosling Posted on March 22, 2021 by Karndean Designflooring Welcome back to part two of our conversation with Simon Gosling, chief marketing officer at Quiet Mark, about how noise is affecting our modern lives. In this concluding discussion, Simon joins us to explore how we can reduce noise pollution in our built environment to create a quieter, healthier and more productive world.

5 best quiet air purifiers of 2021, according to experts

The quietest air purifiers include options from Blueair, Dyson and Philips.

Top 30 home renovation mistakes you should avoid

Remodelling a house can be a great way to turn a tired building into a dream home, but taking on such a big project isn't always smooth sailing. From delayed deliveries to unforeseen structural problems, there are always snags along the way. Be prepared by checking out these common home renovation mistakes before you start.

Discover the health benefits of a quiet washing machine

With the home becoming an all-in-one venue for work, school, relaxation and exercise, a quiet washing machine that doesn’t distract or disrupt has become essential to our work output and health. We take a closer look…

Join the Quiet Revolution

If lockdown has taught us anything, it's that we need our home to provide a domestic soundscape that is conductive to both rest and productive work (and often schooling) at home. Whilst the kitchen is the heart and hub of the home, filled with conversation, family and friends (when restrictions allow!), it doesn't have to be filled with unnecessary noise. Choosing Quiet Mark-certified appliances and products will ensure that you are choosing one of the quietest available on the market.

In conversation: ‘The true impact of noise’ with Simon Gosling

This month we are pleased to welcome Simon Gosling, chief marketing officer at Quiet Mark. In this two part conversation, Simon joins us to discuss how noise is affecting modern life and how we can create a quieter and healthier world.

How to deal with a noisy home during lockdown

Now we're at home all the time, there's no escape. Here's what you can do to muffle the mayhem

Sounding out specialist finishes

As retailers continue to seek out new ways of helping consumers feel at ease when shopping, Rob Fletcher takes a closer look at the latest acoustic technology in finishing and surfaces to see how this can improve the retail experience.

Noisy appliances: How loud is your house?

31st May 2021

In a residential street in south London, dozens of household appliances are being put through their paces - not to measure how well they work, but how loud they sound.

How Healthy is Your Home?

01st June 2021

We spend 90% of our time indoors, but have you thought about your environment? Pollution, lack of light, carcinogens and energy-draining appliances are only a few areas to consider. We look at how to transform your spaces into sanctuaries of wellbeing and sustainability.

CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL TEA DAY WITH A QUIET CUPPA

21st May 2021

“As the nation’s most loved beverage, it’s no wonder that National Tea Day has become a firm fixture in the media calendar”, states National Tea Day, who this year, are honoured to support Mind, the UK’s leading mental health charity, to help bring people together over a cup of tea.

Best UK Health Podcasts 2021

19th May 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about uk health? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best uk health podcasts of 2021.

Quiet Appliances

01st June 2021

Tired of all the noise? Keep things hush hush with kitchen kit designed to give you some peace - these will make all the difference to your stress levels at home.

Return to the Office

13th May 2021

With Senior Acoustic Consultant at Hilson Moran - Jack Richardson and Regional Sales Manager at Armourcoat Surface Finishes - Spencer Drake

COOKING WITH SOUND: With BBC MasterChef Winner - Ping Coombes and Novy, Innovation Director - Henk Huisseune

07th May 2021

Quiet Times speaks to Ping Coombes and Henk Huisseune about the role that sound plays in how we cook, as well as how we enjoy our kitchens at home.

Check it’s Quiet Before You Buy It

13th May 2021

Since launching in 2011, Quiet Mark has clarified the complex world of sound. When consumers see our Q logo on a product they know it to be one of the quietest on the market.

Focus on Extractors

01st June 2021

The extractor is an essential element for good circulation and keeping the air clean and fresh. It can also be a sculptural statement in its own right, suggests Louise Parkin.

Why Silence is Golden

10th May 2021

Noise pollution might be invisible, but it can still have a dramatic impact on your health and life.

Build for wellbeing

01st June 2021

Ideas for new-build or renovation projects that foster good health.

Noise pollution has soared since the pandemic began as people are socialising at home

02nd May 2021

New study finds that complaints about noisy neighbours have jumped in the past year, making it harder to sleep.

7 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Purchasing Kitchen Appliances

07th April 2021

There is a massive renovation renaissance that has been driven by a seemingly everlasting lockdown. Now that consumers have spent time working from home and living in less-than-ideal conditions, manufacturers have seen a huge demand for appliances from self-builders and renovators.

In Conversation: ‘Tackling noise pollution’ with Simon Gosling

22nd March 2021

In Conversation: ‘Tackling noise pollution’ with Simon Gosling
Posted on March 22, 2021 by Karndean Designflooring

Welcome back to part two of our conversation with Simon Gosling, chief marketing officer at Quiet Mark, about how noise is affecting our modern lives. In this concluding discussion, Simon joins us to explore how we can reduce noise pollution in our built environment to create a quieter, healthier and more productive world.

5 best quiet air purifiers of 2021, according to experts

17th March 2021

The quietest air purifiers include options from Blueair, Dyson and Philips.

Top 30 home renovation mistakes you should avoid

26th March 2021

Remodelling a house can be a great way to turn a tired building into a dream home, but taking on such a big project isn't always smooth sailing. From delayed deliveries to unforeseen structural problems, there are always snags along the way. Be prepared by checking out these common home renovation mistakes before you start.

Discover the health benefits of a quiet washing machine

25th February 2021

With the home becoming an all-in-one venue for work, school, relaxation and exercise, a quiet washing machine that doesn’t distract or disrupt has become essential to our work output and health. We take a closer look…

Join the Quiet Revolution

01st February 2021

If lockdown has taught us anything, it's that we need our home to provide a domestic soundscape that is conductive to both rest and productive work (and often schooling) at home. Whilst the kitchen is the heart and hub of the home, filled with conversation, family and friends (when restrictions allow!), it doesn't have to be filled with unnecessary noise. Choosing Quiet Mark-certified appliances and products will ensure that you are choosing one of the quietest available on the market.

In conversation: ‘The true impact of noise’ with Simon Gosling

15th February 2021

This month we are pleased to welcome Simon Gosling, chief marketing officer at Quiet Mark. In this two part conversation, Simon joins us to discuss how noise is affecting modern life and how we can create a quieter and healthier world.

How to deal with a noisy home during lockdown

31st January 2021

Now we're at home all the time, there's no escape. Here's what you can do to muffle the mayhem

Sounding out specialist finishes

26th January 2021

As retailers continue to seek out new ways of helping consumers feel at ease when shopping, Rob Fletcher takes a closer look at the latest acoustic technology in finishing and surfaces to see how this can improve the retail experience.

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