Soundproofing 101 - The Basics
We believe the best way for you to make an informed decision is to understand the fundamentals of how sound works. That's why we created Soundproofing 101, a collection of educational articles for anyone who's curious about how sound works - and how to keep from hearing it.
Whether to choose foam insulation or fiberglass insulation for your soundproofing project is a common question, and perhaps the answer is surprising. When we’re soundproofing a partition (wall or ceiling) we’d like to introduce absorption in the otherwise hollow wall or ceiling cavities. Hollow, sealed cavities will generate an unwanted resonance. Open or closed cell…
Should I use one of several sound board products to help with soundproofing? It’s a common question. Sound board products are marketed under many different names. In general they are made from waste material from the lumber industry. That’s a good thing. They are lightweight and a bit spongy, and that also seems like a…
Whether to use packaged soundproof drywall, also known as pre-damped drywall, is a great question. With “soundproof” drywall available at big box stores and drywall distributors, anyone would be nuts to not at least consider these products. In fact, this topic was brought up here: AVS Forum Discussion First, let’s consider that any pre-damped drywall…
For high level soundproofing you need to employ some method of decoupling the framing from the drywall. This can be done by modifying the wall or ceiling framing, but decoupling is often accomplished through the use of Drywall Furring Channel with Soundproofing Clips (IB-1). Purchase locally for your best price Hat Channel is technically known…
In general, objective data comes from a National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP)-certified acoustics laboratory.
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