soundproofing

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    Soundproofing using an extra stud wall

    I have a 100mm thick concrete partition wall between rooms with an STC of 40 (40dB reduction in sound). I am adding : - A stud frame (15mm air gap to wall) with a 5mm rubber isolation strip between the stud frame and wall - 50mm rock wool between the studs - 2x layers of 15mm drywall with a...
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    Norseal advice please

    Hi Guys, I have been searching the net for advice on soundproofing interior doors and this would seem to be the place. Unfortunately I am not able to build a room within a room dedicated cinema like some of the impressive projects here but was hoping you could share some of your knowledge. I...
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    Budget DIY soundproofing chimney alcoves

    Looking to redecorate living room where my AV setup is. Unfortunately it shares one wall with neighbours living room. Since I can hear their kids and TV at times i'm sure they can hear my system too but never had any complaints. I do try to keep the volume reasonable with the sub toned down and...
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    Sound absorption in chimney flue

    Hello! I originally posted this in general chat but someone said I might get a better response here, the original more detailed post can be found here. A shortened version of it is that the neighbours TV is hung on their chimney breast and as of about 6 weeks ago we can hear all the bass being...
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    Sound absorption in chimney flue.

    So I've lurked here for a while now and used the search function to try and find advice on this but I'm not really getting anywhere. This might be a bit of a long one so strap yourselves in. A bit of background: Missus and I bought our first home together last August which is a post-war...
  6. Ravenseed76

    Question How to soundproof wall under stairs semi-detached house

    Hi all, sorry if this has been asked, I couldn't find the required answers when I searched. I am thinking of moving my home theatre to the gap under my stairs. The wall is against the adjoining wall with my neighbours. I want to mount my OLED on the wall and put 3 speakers in there. They...
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    Advice for soundproofing please

    Hi Everyone, Sorry if I have this in the wrong place just looking for some advice.. We moved 2 weeks ago to a semi-detached home next to a noisy family. We found it odd when buying the house that the previous owners had a lot of bookshelves and the TV in a strange location in the lounge and now...
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    Soundproofing - Semi-detached

    Hi all, I was wondering what the latest views are on soundproofing and whether it should be a consideration for me. I really wish I'd have bought a detached house, but what with the prices etc... I had to compromise with a nice semi-detached. We've lived here now for a few years, no...
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