Author Topic: Soundproofing for Kitchen Vinyl Floor  (Read 4007 times)

austino

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Soundproofing for Kitchen Vinyl Floor
« on: March 16, 2010, 08:17:08 PM »
We are about to redo our Kitchen floor with vinyl and below the kitchen is our home office.  We have a lot of foot traffic noise that we'd like to reduce.  What would be the best method for reducing this noise?  Is SSP-TL or SSP-FL a good choice for under the vinyl?  http://www.soundproofing.org/sales/reduce_floor_noise_with_our_underlayments.htm

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Re: Soundproofing for Kitchen Vinyl Floor
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2010, 05:13:38 PM »
You can go that route however it will not deliver the best reduction due to the fact the floor is not floating. I this situation I would float the ceiling below which would deliver a far better reduction.
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austino

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Re: Soundproofing for Kitchen Vinyl Floor
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2010, 08:39:51 PM »
I don't want to go with a floating ceiling because I am a tall guy and don't want to lose the ceiling height in the basement.  From other posts I've read they say it is better to sound proof at the point of contact which would be the floor above.  So what is my best option if I don't do anything from the ceiling below?

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Re: Soundproofing for Kitchen Vinyl Floor
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2010, 04:32:10 PM »
Do you have the tolerence for 1/2 hardie backer with Green glue sandwiched in between...then put down the vinyl flooring?
This would be better for impact noise problems...
Randy Sieg

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