Home Upgrades: Simple Hacks to Turn That Extra Room into a Music Room

Posted on Feb 24 2016 - 5:18am by Lilies and Daisies

Turn That Extra Room into a Music RoomSome people think that having a music room is just for the rich and famous. The truth is, having a music area can easily be arranged as long as you have an extra room.

If you are going to buy an apartment, here are the main concerns you would need to focus on:

Choose Your Instruments

Every music room will need instruments. The main consideration is the room’s size and capacity to hold large instruments without being too cramped. The second factor is which instruments you prefer to play or learn. If you find yourself having to choose between two large instruments, such as a baby grand piano or a full drum set, then select the one you like best. There might be smaller versions of these instruments if you do insist to get both.

Soundproofing Your Room

Since your 3-bedroom apartment in Brisbane is still part of a residential area or building, industry expert Gardner Vaughan Group says that you have to consider the neighbours. You may need to get some professional help to soundproof your home since there are a number of materials that can be hazardous to one’s health. Also, installation of such materials may take expertise, time and specific machinery. If you do intend to soundproof via do-it-yourself kits, there are a number of online instructional videos that you can use.

The Right Sound System

The setup for your sound system would be mostly dependent on your room’s size, shape and even the positioning of the windows and other fixtures. Most well-known stereo and sound system brands offer free consultation and pricing for their setups. Check which companies can offer to personalise your stereo system.

You can go as extensive or as simple as you want when creating your music room since it will be for your own interest and use. Just make sure that you don’t overload your room with instruments and electronics that the original intent of the room is lost. Remember, first and foremost, you should be able to enjoy your music in that room.