Author Topic: ceiling Help  (Read 2598 times)

Paul5

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ceiling Help
« on: October 20, 2003, 01:08:35 AM »
Hi Bob,



Here is what I plan to do, could you tell me if I am on the right track?



Problem: Impact sounds from above from big guy stomping around.



I have thick plaster walls and ceiling. I will rip the plaster on the ceiling down and install super sound clips with channels with 3/4 fire code drywall.  



Question 1: Should I use polyester insulation or MLV between the joists?  If it is MLV, do i cut it to fit in between the joists or should it wrap around them covering the entire ceiling?



Question 2:  How will I know if just doing the ceiling will be enough?  If I am sitting at my desk and the guy upstairs is stomping around I can actually feel the vibrations coming up through my chair.  Will the walls and/or floor need to address also?



Thanks in advance.



Paul  

 

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