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DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 03-08-2010, 08:24 AM
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Posted By RMD
What do you recommend for damping material, and...

What do you recommend for damping material, and if you had to guess, what would you estimate a 180 sqft ceiling (with 2 pot lights, a ceiling fan, and a smoke detector) would cost to redo?

The...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 02-26-2010, 03:19 PM
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Posted By RMD
I've heard QuietRock in action, and it's pretty...

I've heard QuietRock in action, and it's pretty impressive. The company publishes STC ratings which back up their claims.

See: QuietRock Soundproof Drywall...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 02-26-2010, 11:21 AM
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Posted By RMD
Again, good tips from everybody. Quiet rock...

Again, good tips from everybody.

Quiet rock is 5/8 drywall that has the same sound dampening as 8 sheets of normal drywall. That's why its so expensive.

In terms of the insulation not helping...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 02-25-2010, 03:59 PM
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Posted By RMD
Thanks for the tips. Sound is being...

Thanks for the tips.

Sound is being transmitted multiple ways. Some sound is vibration transfer (footsteps, for instance), but I can also hear them talking. If they're playing music... forget it,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 02-25-2010, 12:41 PM
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Posted By RMD
Sound Proofing with Blown-In Insulation

I'm going to be getting foam injection insulation for my exterior walls to help with energy loss, and I was told I couldn't use this product in my ceilings.

I live in the bottom two floors of a 5...
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