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Posted by Dave on October 12th, 2000 10:25 AM
In reply to Sound Proofing by Moustafa Fathy on October 11th, 2000 06:23 PM [Go to top of thread]

Tips on soundproofing -

In the walls, put R-30 insulation between the studs of the interior walls. Also, make sure all holes are well sealed (around outlets, door...) Doing these things will eliminate most of the sound - the high and midrange frequencies.

The low-end frequencies (does he listen to a lot of hiphop/rapcore with the bass turned way up?) can be reduced by limiting the amount of contact - uhhh how do I say it? ... Fir out the walls with 1x2 (across the studs) - that will mean that the drywall only contacts the studs where the firring strips contact the studs - making fewer points of contact that pass all the way from the inside of the room to the outside. If I think of a better way to describe it, I'll post again.

Time for lunch - gotta go-

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