When discussing neighbor noise we generally have two main noise sources. Airborne noise comes from TV and stereos, while “footfall” noise from someone upstairs walking or running, usually on hard flooring. This footfall component makes ceiling treatments the most challenging of all to solve.
Note that in any soundproofing project, we would prefer to install the treatment on the sound producing side of the wall or ceiling, though this is generally not possible.
Dealing with Neighbor Noise – Soundproofing Your Ceilings
Soundproofing a ceiling; probably the worst soundproofing problem to tackle. Floors these days have no carpet and pad, so all the pounding, scraping and thumping comes right through your ceiling. When the noisy neighbor is upstairs there are ceiling soundproofing options for you. We detail various soundproofing options depending on your circumstances. Read More
Dealing with Neighbor Noise, Soundproofing Your Walls
Neighbor noise through a wall can be significantly reduced with the addition soundproofing materials. We have several tutorials complete that detail various soundproofing options depending on your circumstances. Read More