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How does it feel while having a glass of cool and yummy smoothie after strenuous work in hot summer days? I can not tell about others. But I love a smoothie, juices. Recently, I faced a problem and started finding how to reduce blender noise.
Are you curious to know why I started to think about this? Last Christmas, I got a gift from my aunt. Guess what it was. It was a blender! I was quite busy lately, so I could not use it properly. Yesterday when I started using the blender, it was making some horrible and annoying noise.
Why does blender make noises?
It is not always essential that electric appliances have to be quite. But when they make abnormal noises, isn’t it scary? But to get a solution, you must find the problem first. There could be some reasons behind the squealing sound made by the blender. Here are some common reasons behind the annoying loud noises coming from the blender. Such as-
- The motor of your blender might be worn. There will be some conditions when you might need to change the bearings.
- Damaged bases such as a collar, seat, even the bottom of the container make annoying noises.
- Overloaded blades make a loud grinding sound.
- Failed couplers are also responsible for the noise.
- Sometimes the speed of the spinning blade is very high enough to grind the solids into liquid.
There might be other reasons behind your noisy blender, but these are the most common reason.
How to calm down your noisy blender?
Before taking it to give it a thorough check by an electrician, you can take the following steps to reduce the loud sound of the blender to some extent. The steps are –
Change the location of the blender
Sometimes the location of the blender is responsible to a great extent to make noises. If you keep your blender in such a place that it can amplify sound like near the corner, you are sure to wake your neighbors. It would be best if you did not choose any empty rooms for performing the functions of the blender. The Center of a well-furnished room or kitchen can serve the purpose.
Use a piece of cloth.
I have seen my mom make spice paste by keeping a piece of cloth under crusher. When searched the reason behind it, she toils me that it helps to reduce the sound. I tried the same trick for my blender. And it works! So you can keep a piece of a towel under the blender before starting blending. A silicone or rubber mat can also perform the same function.
Utilization of soundproof surroundings
The echo produced by the noisy blender can be reduced by the utilization of soundproof mat or foam. In the case of a small and congested kitchen, it is an easy and affordable method to reduce the noise’s intensity.
Utilization of sound enclosure box
While blending, if your blender makes harsh noise, then use a sound enclosure box. You can make the box at home, or you can buy it from the market. Just put the blender in it while blending.
Choose the time of blending.
It is not a permanent solution. But give it a try. Usually, I do not think that morning and night are a suitable time for blending. Because it might wake your children and sleeping neighbors, .you can select a specific time when you will blend the necessary ingredients ane then store it in the refrigerator or any container. I usually blend the cooking ingredients at noon. Until then, most of your neighbors are awake, and your children are already at school.
Buy a good quality blender
A cheap blender might not be of good quality. Bases may not be good, even the motor. Though buying a good quality blender might cause you some money. But it is better than suffering from this randomly uses kitchen item .vitamix, Blendtec pro 800 are some blenders of good quality. Alongside with reducing the blender noise you can also consider buying quiet blenders checking the quiet blender reviews. They are of great help and suitable to use as they make less noise and strong too.
You could use it when you have no other ways. It is not the best option. But the problem is that only the person who is blending can scape from the noises.
See an electrician
If all the above tricks fail, then you can take it to an electrician to find the problem and sort out the problem. It might help out a lot.
Do not ignore the loud sound of the blender. It not only causes sound pollution but also harmful to you and your family members. Such noises might be hint before any dangerous accident also. The sudden burst of the blender will be dangerous. You should handle the problem with great importance.