- Floor soundproofing detail
Install R-20 batt insulation flush with bottom of joist
Install sound board, donna conna or homasote sound board
Install accoustical channel by nailing
Install 5/8" fireguard drywall screwed to the accoustical channel
Note: For added sound control add another layer of 5/8" fireguard drywall.
If home is forced air heat it is advisable to use an alternate heating source for the basement to stop the transfer of sound up through the duct system.
Article courtesy of: Shell Busey
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|December 12th, 2019|