Sound absorption

Carpet absorbs more sound from neighbours than any type of hard flooring.

Carpet also reduces the sounds produced within the home:

Sound level

With carpet, the generated sounds are lower than with hard flooring, and the duration of the reflected sounds is shorter.

(Quelle: GUT, Gemeinschaft umweltfreundlicher Teppichboden e.V.)

Carpet: the best floor covering to fight unwanted noise

With carpet, the generated sounds are lower than with hard flooring, and the duration of the reflected sounds is shorter.

(Quelle: The building performance centre, Napier University, Edinburgh, 2004)