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Randy S

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Re: Noisy house that shakes!!!
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2011, 04:18:39 PM »
A) too much surface area is making contact to the floor.

B) I do believe those mats would also be too rigid to assist in absorption of vibration.


Since your on the second floor above the garage, this is going to be a challenge. I would just go ahead with our dimple pads and most likely you will have to put an underlayment beneath your carpet and padding, if the ceiling of the garage is closed.

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Re: Noisy house that shakes!!!
« Reply #16 on: November 01, 2011, 05:13:58 PM »
Hey Randy,

Just checking back in here. I picked up some absorption pads from the local store a while back. They look like cork with ribbed rubber on both sides. Anyway, it's been over a year and it hasn't seemed to help at all with the bed vibrating.

Our room is not over the garage, rather the living room. Would your dimple pads be better than the store bought? If so, what makes them different? Would adding an MLV sheet help? Also, the MLV sheet only lists 48" widths. I'd probably want it a little larger so it could fit under a 6 x 8 area rug, which I would place my bed on.

Your thoughts?

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Re: Noisy house that shakes!!!
« Reply #17 on: November 01, 2011, 05:22:31 PM »
Yes, our dimple pads will work better than the store bought ones...they are designed for this type of problem.
And the answer again is yes the underlayment will help reduce sound and vibration under the bed...make sure you have a foot print larger than the bed.
Our product only comes in 48" width so you will have to piece it together with a seam. use our black seam tape for this.
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Re: Noisy house that shakes!!!
« Reply #18 on: November 01, 2011, 05:35:23 PM »
Theoretically, wouldn't I only need the MLV for the areas where the bed makes contact with the floor? I believe there is only 6 legs...

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Re: Noisy house that shakes!!!
« Reply #19 on: November 01, 2011, 05:45:00 PM »
No you would need both....the vibration pads break the surface connection by 50% and the underlayment will reduce the airborne remittance of noise......we do the exact same system for exercise equipment.

you can just purchase the vibration pads first and try them, however I think in the end you will need both.

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Re: Noisy house that shakes!!!
« Reply #20 on: November 01, 2011, 06:32:41 PM »
Thanks Randy... Do I need to overlap the MLV seams?

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Re: Noisy house that shakes!!!
« Reply #21 on: November 01, 2011, 06:36:43 PM »
butt the seams as best you can and tape with black seam tape.
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