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mikes1980

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Condo Ceiling Noise Problem
« on: March 30, 2010, 10:34:13 PM »
Hello,

I live in a first floor unit with flexicore construction that I put alot of hard work into and used to enjoy, until the owner above me ripped out his carpeting and installed hardwood floors and now impact noise has taken over my life. I don't even like being at my own home anymore. Similar to many on this site I've discovered.

So far, I'm out of luck. The board allows hardwood floors (which has now been changed since my situation, but the owner is grandfathered in) and I spoke with the renters about maybe some throw rugs but they are not interested. The owner won't do anything either since, in theory, he's not breaking any rules.

SO, the association president and I were curious as to what else can be done on my end. Since the flexicore is hollow, we were curious if we could spray/insulate/do something to fill it to help the problem.

I'm desperate here. Please let me know your thoughts. Thanks in advance.


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Re: Condo Ceiling Noise Problem
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2010, 04:24:59 PM »
You will need to put in a decoupled ceiling system which will need some modification but I think we can achieve a decent reduction value. It will require using a clip and channel system to hang drywall.
You can contact me direct to discuss particulars.
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