Media Rooms, Home Offices, Master Bedrooms, Meditation Rooms, etc. On almost every home I build or remodel my clients ask me to soundproof at least one room. If you are considering some Noise Proofing on your project let me give you one tip that must be followed perfectly in order to get the noise reduction you are expecting. No matter how much Quiet Rock or Green Glue you use on your project the outlets, switches, and holes are the biggest sound transmission path that I see overlooked on projects. Watch the video above, and then review these steps carefully.
- Install an Acoustic Putty Pad to all penetrations to the Drywall. I like the thick Red pads the best. They can run about $100 on Amazon for a case of 20 and are much better than the thin ones sold at the Big Box store.
2. Install Drywall (or QuietRock) as normal but after the outlets are cut out you need to go back and use Acoustic Sealant between the drywall and the box to complete the installation.
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