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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Robert W. Orther
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1.America Mat Closed cell foam
One of the most versatile soundproofing materials in the industry is closed cell vinyl nitrile foam mat. This foam is weather resistant as well as flame retardant and is used in more outdoor applications than any ...
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2.Building a home recording studio
"How do I soundproof my garage, basement, or a bedroom in my single family house or condo so my 4 piece rock band can practice and record and not bother the neighbors?" If I had a dollar for every ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006   Hits: 527   Words: 861]

3.Soundproofing a condo or apartment from upstairs neighbors.
How do I soundproof my condo or apartment from my noisy neighbors upstairs? This is by far the most asked question I hear on a daily basis. It is a question asked by prominent architects, engineers, ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006   Hits: 814   Words: 1157]

4.Soundproofing your Wall
When soundproofing a wall, a lot depends on what sort of noise your were trying to block or absorb. For example, if you were trying to stop a neighbor's loud television noise from coming through the wall into your unit then you would use a barrier ...
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5.The Green Glue Phenomenon
It is amazing how Green Glue is taking the soundproofing industry by storm. Green Glue is a convenient sound-damping agent that is sandwiched between 2 layers of drywall. It dampens both the existing layer of drywall as well as the second layer that is installed over top of the ...
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6.What is Mass loaded vinyl and how is it used?
The day that mass loaded vinyl was introduced to the soundproofing industry was the day that the soundproofing world changed forever. Mass loaded vinyl is one of the highest rated and top selling soundproofing materials on the ...
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7.Sonex Studio foam at Soundproofing America
There is a lot more to a modern home or professional studio then simply soundproofing the walls and floating the floor. Oh of course these things are important especially when you are trying to capture that perfect classical guitar solo on tape or CD, ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006   Hits: 317   Words: 524]

8.Batt Insulations, are they a sound investment in Soundproofing?
"Which batt type insulation will give me the best soundproofing?" I hear this question a lot, or better still, "Do I need to add more soundproofing if I already have insulation in the walls and ceilings?" Keep in mind that any batt type insulation, though it may ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006   Hits: 586   Words: 535]

9.Soundproofing a Ceiling with Green Glue
If you have done any research on how to soundproof a ceiling from impact noise (footfall) as well as airborne noise, you have most likely discovered that a floated ceiling using sound clips and furring channels is the best way to combat these noises from above. ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006   Hits: 342   Words: 517]

10.Using Green Glue to soundproof a party wall!
Many people who live in apartments, condos or co-ops deal with noise from the next-door neighbor on a daily basis. Generally these demising or party walls are constructed of 2' X 4' studs and maybe ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006   Hits: 509   Words: 557]

11.Building a Home Theater using Green Glue or Mass loaded vinyl
It's kind of nice being in the "do it yourself kind of business" like soundproofing. In today's world taking the family out on a Friday night for dinner and a movie might cost you more than your monthly mortgage payment. That is why many families ...
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12.What is America mat Closed Cell foam?
America Mat is perhaps one of the most versatile soundproofing products on the market today. It is basically a closed cell vinyl nitrile foam that is used to soundproof automobiles, trucks, motor homes, campers, generators, air conditioning compressors and a host of ...
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13.Soundproofing on a budget
Soundproofing your home does not have to cost a fortune. If you are under new construction we all know that money it tight. There are many common hardware store items that can be used for soundproofing that won't ...
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14.Green Glue instead of fiberglass insulation for soundproofing
Old School soundproofing still believes that batt insulation is a good soundproofing agent. There are some good sound batt insulations out there such as Roxul AFB and Bonded logic's bonded cotton insulation and they work well for both soundproofing and ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006   Hits: 668   Words: 534]

15.Soundproofing your basement
In today's world, basements are no longer simply places to store things like a glorified garage. With the price of housing ever on the rise, many people are converting their basements into rental spaces where they can make a little extra ...
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16.The Green Glue Revolution.
Green Glue has caused a revolution in the Soundproofing Industry. It is an extremely effective visco-elastic dampening compound that is placed between 2 layers of drywall providing a dampening barrier as well as a very effective isolator. The dampening effect of the Green Glue actually prevents structure ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006   Hits: 415   Words: 572]

17.Recording Studio Windows, do they have to break the bank?
If you shop around, you can actually find professional grade studio windows that won't cost you and arm and a leg. Once company carrier a great studio window called The Truacoustics window. These high quality studio windows come in the 45 STC and the 56 STC ...
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18.Cheap soundproofing using American Sound Isolation tape.
American Sound Isolation tape is a great way to give you new home or addition some good soundproofing without spending a fortune. This sound isolation tape comes in 100 lineal ft rolls and it 1 ...
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19.Offering Privacy to condo owners and apartment dwellers.
Q: With space at a minimum and land values at maximum, I'm building more and more two- or three-unit homes on one parcel of land -- often in inner city areas that have been renovated. These units are ...
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20.Soundproofing and Noise control
Noise control and noise reduction are both soundproofing concepts. Noise reduction or noise control is a process that essentially blocks the transmission of sound waves through walls, ceilings, and floors. Noise control is achieved by the use of barriers, dampeners and suspension ...
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21.Green Glue Soundproofing on outside walls and sheathing
If you're residing or re-constructing the outside walls of your house, it would be a great idea to double up on the plywood sheathing and add a layer of the Green Glue damping compound between the layers of sheathing. The Green Glue would damp the sheathing and stop the ...
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22.Soundproofing a Home Theater
In today's hurried world, most people don't have the time or money to waste taking the entire family to the movies (up to $50 to $60 per shot) so why not build out a Home Theater in your garage, ...
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