This site is about making vehicles quieter. That's a pretty big thing, but that's really all there is to it. If you're new to this, you are probably as confused and discouraged as I was in 2005 when the combination of buying a noisy car and the Internet promise of the cure, "sound Deadening" led me down a path that has apparently changed the course of my life :)
I found it confusing, at least. Unlike most people, I became obsessed with the idea. For years it was an all consuming hobby and then a business. I tried every recommended treatment on my car and every other vehicle I could get my hands on. I tested. I studied. I spoke to scientists, engineers and manufacturers.
You won't need to go that far. Reducing vehicle noise after manufacture is not a trivial task. Expect a full treatment to take between 2 and 4 full days. Even a couple of doors or a trunk aren't going to be done in an hour. You need to remove the interior of the vehicle. You need to treat it and put it back together. You don't want to do this twice and you don't want to be confused about what you are going to do once you remove the interior of your vehicle. Fortunately, the concepts and techniques are not complicated at all. It takes mostly time and patience but then you are done and enjoying the end result.
My goal is to take you from novice to confident installer and to find the straightest line between the two. Read through this page and the entries on the How To page and you'll understand the materials you'll need, which areas of the vehicle to treat and how to treat them. You'll also be able to build a materials list. There may even be a materials list I've built from measurements supplied by other customers. I'll explain why I use the materials I sell and why I think you should too.
Let me say it again: this is about making vehicles quieter inside the passenger compartment. I know that some car stereo enthusiasts come to this from a different perspective. I'd encourage them to jump to the Car Stereo Implications tab. I'll make the case that the single best thing one can do to improve musical fidelity in a moving vehicle is to make the vehicle quieter inside the passenger compartment. Everything is better with less noise. Conversation, music and thinking.