is that an echo…
softening a space for sound quality

sound quality

Is there an echo in here? We’ve all been there, that moment in a new or very large space when you feel like you’re in an echo chamber. Every footstep is amplified, even whispers seem to have an echo. Any space with lots of bare walls and hard-surface floors can be prone to what’s called “flutter echo” – that distinct, whispery, ring sound is what happens when sound waves bounce between hard surfaces like ceilings, walls and floor. It makes listening to music or the television a challenge, and can make conversation unpleasant. It’s an acoustic problem, and fixing it makes for improved sound quality and conversational atmosphere. Continue reading