What are some of the most annoying sounds? We experience all sorts of noises throughout the day but there are some we really cannot stand, and even worse, there's many that could harm your hearing. Scroll on for the 10 most annoying sounds.
It is very important not to tolerate an environment where there is constant noise. When that is unavoidable, the necessary measures should be taken in order to protect one’s hearing. In very noisy environments, ear plugs will not be sufficient protection.
So which are the 10 most annoying noises?
Numerous noises could be defined as irritating depending on the particular individual. Some people find sounds that others make bothersome but do not mind when they make them personally. These are some of the most common annoying sounds:
Eating, chewing, and slurping
Snoring, sniffing and loud breathing
Mobile ring tones
Alarm clocks and car alarms
Polystyrene rubbed together
Nails or squeaky chalk against a blackboard
Mosquitos and flies
How can you deal with annoying sounds?
Earplugs are a very effective way of protecting hearing. They are available in a variety of materials including foam, wax, rubber and silicone. Musicians, for example, wear custom-fitted earplugs that do not distort music or impact performance. Foam earplugs are the cheapest and can reduce sounds entering the inner ear by up to 35dB. We have a range of Hearing Protection products to help.
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