Skip to content


0 items

Popular Products

Foroomaco Acoustic Foam Panels Black Shopify Main image Foroomaco Acoustic foam panels black with band playing
Vendor: Foroomaco
Grid Style Acoustic Panels - 12 Pack (Black)
Grid Style Acoustic Foam Panels - 12 Pack, 12.6x12.6x2 Inches (Black) Amazon's Most Wished For Improve your studio with our 12 pack of black sound proof foam panels. Designed for musicians and sound engineers, these panels help create an accurate monitoring environment by removing...
Foroomaco triangular pyramid bass trap with a guitar Foroomaco triangular pyramid bass trap with a girl playing the electric guitar
Vendor: Foroomaco
Triangular Pyramid Bass Traps - 4 Pack
Triangular Pyramid Bass Traps - 4 Pack, 16.5" triangle and 12" depth  Amazon's Choice Transform your home studio into a professional-grade recording space with Foroomaco's 4 Pack Triangle Bass Traps. Designed to effectively reduce low-end wavelengths and solve Trihedral Edge Low-Frequency problems, these triangular pyramid-style...
Foroomaco delta bass trap installed on wal corner Foroomaco Delta bass traps in home studio
Vendor: Foroomaco
Delta Bass Traps - 2 Pack
Delta Bass Traps - 2 Pack, 16.5"x15.8"x12" Upgrade your home studio to a professional-grade recording space with Foroomaco's 2 Pack Delta Bass Traps. These traps feature a super chunk design for solving Dihedral Edge Corner Low-Frequency issues and effectively reducing low-end wavelengths. Measuring 16.5"x15.8"x12" in...
0 items

Studio Essentials

Top 5 Room Acoustic Treatment Mistakes to Avoid

by Foroomaco Expert 26 Jul 2023

Top 5 Room Acoustic Treatment Mistakes to Avoid

 professional mixing console in a professional studio

1. Introduction: Steer Clear of Common Pitfalls

In the quest for perfect sound, you can easily fall into traps—acoustic traps, that is. This guide will help you avoid common room acoustic treatment mistakes, enhancing the effectiveness of your efforts.

2. Mistake #1: Neglecting Room Measurements

The first common mistake is skipping room measurements. Every room is unique in its dimensions and construction, both of which significantly affect sound behavior. Understanding your room's acoustic properties is crucial before placing any acoustic panels or bass traps.

3. Mistake #2: Overdoing Absorption

Overuse of absorption materials is another common error. While absorbing sound reflections is essential, too much absorption can make a room sound "dead." Strike a balance between absorption and diffusion to maintain a natural, lively sound.

4. Mistake #3: Overlooking Bass Frequencies

Bass frequencies often pose the most significant acoustic challenges in a room. Neglecting these low frequencies can lead to muddiness and boominess in the sound. Utilizing bass traps can help control these stubborn low frequencies.

5. Mistake #4: Random Placement of Acoustic Panels and Bass Traps

Placing acoustic panels and bass traps haphazardly throughout your room is not effective. Each should be strategically positioned based on your room's specific reflection points and frequency build-ups, identified through careful room measurement.


man at mixing console in music recording studio
6. Mistake #5: Ignoring the Room's Purpose

The function of the room plays a crucial role in acoustic treatment. A room intended for recording music might require different treatment than a room meant for casual listening or home theater. Always consider the room's purpose when planning your acoustic treatment.

7. Conclusion: Striving for Acoustic Perfection

Avoiding these common mistakes will significantly enhance the effectiveness of your room acoustic treatment. Remember that the goal is a balance of sound that suits your specific needs, achieved through careful planning, understanding, and execution.

Mail producer and Female singer recording in studio

Make your Dream Studio


-Ted Kim
House Live Engineer of Free Bird, a live house with the history of South Korea's indie music scene.
Single album/Regular album/Live recording, Mixing and Mastering experience of various rock and jazz musicians

Knowledge that you must know at Recording

In today's era of home music production, it's important to understand the essential knowledge required for the entire process.
Prev Post
Next Post

Thanks for subscribing!

This email has been registered!

Shop the look

Choose Options

Femail engineer in headphones recording studio
Sign Up for exclusive updates, new arrivals & insider only discounts

Recently Viewed

Edit Option
Back In Stock Notification
Terms & Conditions
1.Acceptance of Terms: By making a purchase from Foroomaco, you agree to the following Terms & Conditions.

2.Product Descriptions: We aim to be as accurate as possible with our product descriptions and images. However, we cannot guarantee that they are completely accurate, current, or error-free.

3.Pricing: All prices are listed in our store's base currency. We reserve the right to change prices at any time without prior notice.

4.Payment: We accept a variety of payment methods. Your order will not be shipped until payment is received in full.

5.Shipping: Shipping costs, delivery times, and carriers may vary depending on your location and chosen shipping method. Please refer to our Shipping Policy for more information.

6.Returns & Refunds: Please refer to our Return Policy. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may be eligible for a return or exchange.

7.Privacy: Your privacy is important to us. We collect, use, and protect your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

8.Intellectual Property: All content on our website, including text, graphics, logos, images, and software, is the property of Foroomaco or its content suppliers and protected by international copyright laws.

9.Limitation of Liability: To the fullest extent permitted by law, Foroomaco will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, or consequential damages related to the use of our products or website.

10.Changes to Terms & Conditions: We reserve the right to modify these Terms & Conditions at any time. Changes will become effective immediately upon their publication on our website.

By placing an order, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and accepted these Terms & Conditions. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our customer service team.
this is just a warning
Shopping Cart
0 items