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  • Posted in thread: Condo sound proofing ... on 01-06-2012 at 07:03 AM
    :) I didn't realize how soft that soundboard was I had to secure the drywall to the studs.

  • Posted in thread: Condo sound proofing ... on 01-05-2012 at 05:31 PM
    I ended up working on the second upstairs bedroom since it is the quitest I felt it would have
    the best chance for success. I used a layer of styrofoam sheeting on top of the existing
    drywall then a l...

  • Posted in thread: Condo sound proofing ... on 12-17-2011 at 11:01 AM
    Given the fact that the wall is more or less already decoupled what are some of the assemblies
    and are there any charts to compare results I could view? MLV, GG and RC are outside of the
    budget.

  • Posted in thread: Condo sound proofing ... on 12-17-2011 at 10:33 AM
    I understand but I am going to address the wall first. The sound may have been reduced by
    15-20% and I have not reinstalled the ceramic tile yet which may have some benefit. The
    bathroom was the loude...

  • Posted in thread: Condo sound proofing ... on 12-17-2011 at 08:06 AM
    Yes there was a noticeable improvement immediately as would be expected. The sound was dampened
    a little. How much was due to the GG and how much was do to the drywall is of question but some
    of the l...

  • Posted in thread: Condo sound proofing ... on 12-16-2011 at 07:05 PM
    The common wall is a staggered double 2x4 so isn't it already decoupled?

  • Posted in thread: Condo sound proofing ... on 12-16-2011 at 05:21 PM
    Yes initially but when you look at the GreenGlue charts at their website the difference (in
    most all cases with & without GG) is about 5-10 dBs. It seems to me it would be more benificial
    and less cos...

  • Posted in thread: Condo sound proofing ... on 12-16-2011 at 01:20 PM
    It's been over 30 days and the intial improvement I saw is all I achieved with the greenglue.
    It is all I am going to do in the bathroom for now with the limited space, So I am thinking
    about using a ...

  • Posted in thread: Popcorn ceiling 'fix' on 11-09-2011 at 07:06 AM
    You'll find that the pump sprayer ineffective, you really need to saturate it. One possible
    problem would be if the popcorn has been painted already that would prevent it from readily
    absorbing the wa...

  • Posted in thread: Popcorn ceiling 'fix' on 11-07-2011 at 08:19 PM
    Take a garden hose and spray a fair amount of water on the popcorn texture will almost
    literally fall off on its own ...Then use a large drywall blade or puddy knife to strip.

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