Author Topic: Soundproofing floors with floating wood floors  (Read 4277 times)

Justin K

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Soundproofing floors with floating wood floors
« on: March 02, 2005, 06:52:00 AM »
I live in a TIC unit in SF,CA. The unit above mine has floating wood floors. However I can hear every step and noise from upstairs. My neighbor is willing to help remedy the situation. Is there a solution to this problem without effecting the height of my ceiling such as padding under the flooring?

supersoundproofing

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Re: Soundproofing floors with floating wood floors
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2005, 11:15:30 PM »

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Justin Kumagai

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Re: Soundproofing floors with floating wood floors
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2005, 03:24:47 AM »
Unfortunately the flooring is already down. Is there a certain padding that I should use under the area rugs to deaden the sound?

supersoundproofing

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Re: Soundproofing floors with floating wood floors
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2005, 04:28:54 PM »
You can still use the dimple pad material- it will raise the floor about 3/8" which can be made up for by reducing the thickness of the padding.

jaqlene

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Re: Soundproofing floors with floating wood floors
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2011, 09:10:50 AM »
Wooden flooring always provides nice advantage of soundproofing over using cemented tiles. i personally liked them a lot and there is wide variety available online but does they provide reasonable prices.

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Re: Soundproofing floors with floating wood floors
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2011, 05:33:48 PM »
This is not a true statement!!! I have removed the url link from that post.

Wood is an amplifier especially if the floor is a nail down floor...cemented tiles will at least add mass to help reduce airborne sound...the impact footfall is a completely different approach of decoupling not mass law.
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