4 Tips to Reduce Mixer Grinder Noise
A mixer grinder is an integral part of any kitchen. From making smoothies, curry pastes, juices, to any kind of grinding and mincing job, a mixer is your lifeline. But like all machines, it has its downsides. The most significant pain it gives you is its noise. And even though mixer grinders have had a lot of advancement in terms of its efficiency and features, noise reduction still is a far distant from becoming a reality.
However, there are some smart ways that you can adopt to reduce the irritating mixer grinder sound. We share a few tips with you to make your life easy.
Place the mixer away from the wall
If your mixer is close to the wall, it increases the sound due to the wall reflecting the sound and bouncing back. This resonation increases the sound.
Hence, while using the mixer, it should be placed as far away from the wall as possible. It will lead to a natural reduction of the mixer noise. Ideally, the mixer should be kept in the center of the kitchen.
Cover the surrounding wall with a soft material
Sometimes, the kitchen is too small to keep the mixer far away from the wall. In such cases, you can cover the kitchen wall with a soft material before you start using the mixer grinder. You could probably use a kitchen towel, rag, or any thick cloth for this use.
Else you can even use an acoustic foam, which is quite inexpensive. This will absorb the sound echo and will eliminate the need to keep the mixer grinder away from the wall.
Place a soft towel, silicon/rubber mat beneath the mixer.
When you place the mixer on wood, granite, or marble countertop, the noise gets enlarged due to the vibrations produced. So, you can keep a soft towel or thick rag underneath the mixer before using it. as that will dampen the sound.
A silicon or a rubber mat function in a similar way and absorbs the sound. They are easier to clean as well.
Build/buy a sound enclosure box
You can reduce the sound of the mixer or blender by enclosing it in a sound enclosure box. You can easily make it at home as well using cardboard, plastic, or wood and lining it with a thick material. Precaution to take is to make the box slightly bigger than the mixer and keep one side open for easy operation of the mixer.
Alternatively, you can also buy the sound enclosure box keeping your mixer dimensions in mind.
We have rounded the best tips and hope that these work for you. You can use any or combine them for a more effective solution. Else, if it is really bad, you could even consider soundproofing your kitchen.