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loud pool pump build sound cancellation for it without overheating pump motor because of possible enclosure requirement? Answered

I have a pool pump. it seems a bit loud especially to the neighbors. I tried to buy some foam and 'for sale' signs, glued them together and wrapped them around the pump but it's still too loud, and I'm worried about overheating the pump/motor because of the wrapping of the motor/pump. Is there some way to build a sound cancellation system for this for say a hundred bucks that will run outside?

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kishjeff (author)2014-07-21

perhaps so e sort of deflector- the problem is that I have a restricted area to work in

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steveastrouk (author)2014-07-21

No. try making a masonry shelter, and making the noise go UP, not out.

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