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Tom Bergman
Ear Plug Superstore's "Got Ears?" Guru
Interests: Ear Plugs, Earphones, Isolation Earphones, White Noise Machines, White Noise CDs, White Noise, Hearing Protection, Ear Muffs, E-Commerce, Tinnitus, Ear Care
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When you need noise cancelling earplugs for sleeping, you need the best. Few things are more important than getting a good night's sleep, and blocking out noise at night is just as important as blocking out light. But how do you find the best sleeping earplugs? What do you look... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2022 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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Any motorcycle rider will tell you - it's not the engine noise that gets to you, it's the wind noise. Few solutions are better for blocking it out than custom-molded earpieces, and for many folks, the ability to listen to music is just as critical as fighting the unwanted noise.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2022 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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When it comes to comparing foam ear plugs, different plugs are typically recommended for different applications. The earplugs designed and sold for blocking noise while riding a motorcycle, for instance, usually aren't the same plugs suggested for use while studying in a noisy dorm room or working on a construction... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2022 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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Finding the right ear plugs is a challenge, especially if you have small ears. You can end up with aching ears, or a whole box of ear plugs you just plain can't wear - and neither is good! Our Ear Plug Assortment Packs can help take the pain out of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2022 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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What kind of ear plugs do you like best for sleeping? Every type has its pros and cons. Moldable silicone is low-profile with a very shallow, comfortable and customizable fit, but not everyone likes the feel of the material; foam is classic and tends to offer the highest noise protection,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2022 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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When it comes to flying, the engine noise in the cabin can be a big drag - but the real ear pain comes from air pressure changes inside that pressurized plane. Few things are as effective in helping to manage the pressure as a pair of earplugs designed to do... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2022 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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There's a lot more to ear plugs than the usual foam! If "regular" ear plugs haven't been working for you, you might find some inspiration in this customer's recent Mack's Pillow Soft Silicone Earplug Review: Look unusual. Work well! These are a little unusual if you're used to foam or... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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Thermoreactive foam? Absolutely! This customer found out why thermoreactive PVC foam makes for such great earplugs - check out this E-A-R Classic SuperFit33 Earplugs Review: Sleep Trick I use these because I am in a downstairs apartment and the people above wake up at 3 in the morning. That's fine,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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There are a few products we carry that people absolutely love - and Quies are definitely one of them! Check out this recent Quies Boules Earplugs Review: I live in an apartment, and I can't hear anything when I wear these wax earplugs (upstairs neighbor is a stomper and does... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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Sometimes a product review from a customer perfectly captures what makes a particular product uniquely great far better than we could explain it ourselves. I'd like to share one of those today - this recent E-A-R Express Pod Plugs No-Roll Earplugs Review: These are the only standard type of ear... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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With medical issues hitting close to home for so many of us this year, I'd like to share this recent MRI Safe Pro-Ears Ultra Ear Muffs Review from a customer, about their experiences wearing Pro-Ears during an MRI: WOW!!!!!!!!! Okay so first of all, I am an absolute scaredy cat... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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As the world begins to open back up, and more folks are looking at flying again, I'd like to share this recent Cirrus Earplanes EP2 Flying Ear Plugs Review from a customer, about how they overcame ear pain from flying: Reduced My Ear Pain Significantly!! I am adult have severe... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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The best ear plugs are comfortable enough to wear all day or all night, and foam ear plugs are known for being especially soft and comfortable. Meanwhile, ear plug lubricant usually exists to ease sensitive ears when it comes to wearing custom ear plugs and ear molds - custom earpieces... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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No matter how much we can tell you about Westone AC20 Earphones, actual customer reviews from professional musicians are always going to tell you more than we could. I'd like to share this recent Westone Custom Series AC20 In-Ear Monitor Earphones Review from a customer: High Quality at an Affordable... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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I'd like to share this MRI Safe Pro-Ears Ultra Pro Ear Muffs review from a customer: WOW!!!!!!!!! Okay so first of all, I am an absolute scaredy cat when it comes to loud noises. I had my fair share of stupid decisions in my teens with going to loud events... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
Q.Hi, I would like to purchase the surfing ear plugs. I have exostosis. Does that stop me from being able to do my own ear plug molds at home? I'm also interested in the sonolab V5 instafit. Same question about the mold process. I'm a carpenter and standard ears plugs... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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No two pairs of ears are exactly the same, so getting a comfortable and effective fit from a pair of off-the-shelf earplugs can take a little - or lot of - trial and error. Do you need foam, rubber, silicone, or something else entirely? Do you need large earplugs or... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2021 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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When it comes to ear plugs, your hearing protection is only as good as your fit is. Foam ear plugs are soft, which makes them comfortable to wear and excellent at dampening sound waves, but that soft foam absolutely has to be inserted correctly, or else your ears will be... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2020 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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Q. Hello, I'm trying to find an earplug or solution to blocking bass vibrations while sleeping. I've tried white noise machines and different earplugs. Earplugs I've tried block noise just fine but not vibrations. Is there an earplug for this? Can you recommend one of your products? -- A. I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2020 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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Q.I'm looking into getting some custom molds for my ears, but there are a lot to choose from, so I just need some suggestions. My ears are small and different so it's very hard to find earphones for me. The only ones that have worked are the flat head type... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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Q. Hello, I live in a 1958 constructed apartment building. There is no real sound barrier with the apartment above. I can actually hear a "fart." The problem is that she has dogs - and one bark and I'm awake. Has there not been something devised that is an actual... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2020 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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Q.Hi, I am interested in getting a pair of custom earplugs. I don’t know what is the best ones to get? 3 of the options that I was looking at were the Perfect Fit CNP model, the Westone DefendEar style 40 custom-fit, & the Westone DefendEar industrial max custom high... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2020 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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Q.I have been using foam ear plugs for about 10 years and never had a problem until a few months ago. One of my ears started to hurt when I woke up in the morning, it can sometimes be excruciating. I feel like the smart thing to do would be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2020 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
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Q.Hi, I am looking for hearing protection while riding my motorcycle both for the wind noise and exhaust note. I have upgraded to a quieter helmet and tried a variety of disposable ear plugs. They all either don’t work, are difficult to put in or hurt after a short time.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2020 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog
Q.Hello, I live in a 1958 constructed apartment building. There is no real sound barrier with the apartment above. I can actually hear a "fart." The problem is that she has dogs and one bark and I'm awake. Has there not been something devised that is an actual ear muff... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2020 at Ear Plug Superstore - Official Blog