Cheap Tricks for Soundproofing - Fine Homebuilding

previous
  • Projects Done Right
    Projects Done Right
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 12 Remodeling Secrets
    12 Remodeling Secrets
  • Custom Flooring Inspiration
    Custom Flooring Inspiration
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Remodeling Articles and Videos
    Remodeling Articles and Videos
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Pro Tool Rental
    Pro Tool Rental
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
next

Job Site Diaries

Job Site Diaries


Cheap Tricks for Soundproofing

comments (0) July 13th, 2012 in Blogs
Matt Risinger Matt Risinger, Blogger

Video Length: 9:21
Produced by: Matt Risinger


I've talked a lot about sound proofing on my blog (and video's) and it's always a popular topic.  Here's a few links to videos of my use of Quiet Rock and Green Glue and a post-install test of Quiet Rock.  These are excellent solutions for sound control but they aren't always in my client's budgets. So, I want to present some inexpensive ways to mitigate sound.  These solutions range from $25 to $1000 and can make a huge difference in achieving a home that's dramatically quieter than standard construction practices.
In this video I'm using Quick Rock's QuietPutty to sound seal around penetrations, I'll also show you the use of Cast Iron plumbing drains, and I'll demonstrate the use of double sheetrock as well as 5/8" sheetrock vs the standard 1/2" rock.  

-Matt Risinger Principle of Risinger Homes a high performance custom builder & remodeling companyin Austin TX 


posted in: Blogs, remodeling, , media room, How-to, soundproofing, quietrock, acoustical sealant