Author Topic: At witts end, buying and soundproofing a shed to put into apartment  (Read 3105 times)

sleepy

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I am sick and tired of being woken up in the middle of the night or early morning (Sat and Sun) due to bass booming cars in the parking lot and next door neighbors, heavy walkers (upstairs and downstairs), floors vibrating from neighbors having sex or kids jumping on the bed, and automatic door closers that ping and thud.  I.E. every apartment complex

The plan is to build and place acoustic foam boxes on the walls, (2) 2x4 foot panels per wall with bass corner blockers (another post said not effective if not from the source)

Buy a shed from hardware store, using green glue, then Vinyl, Green glue, MDF, Green Glue, Vinyl, Green Glue, MDF, Green glue acoustic dry wall, Green glue, acoustic dry wall for all walls, floor and ceiling. Acoustic foam boxes (1) 2x4 on each interior shed wall, bass corner blockers for each corner.     

Will this fix the noise or is it over kill?

But then I thought, wait it has to be able to be taken down if I move out of state and reassembled, so it has to be modular, then what about the seams? 

Any thoughts on how to do it or do you sell or know of any place that sells this pre-fabricated?  Needs to be a little bigger than a single bed size and about 6ft tall. 

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Re: At witts end, buying and soundproofing a shed to put into apartment
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2015, 03:06:50 PM »
Ok I have been getting many inquires about how to solve this type of problem and we have come up with what looks like a potential solution for some people.
Give me a call direct and I will show the concept and see if we can get you some peace and quiet.

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Re: At witts end, buying and soundproofing a shed to put into apartment
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2015, 02:19:53 AM »
would rather communicate through forum.

How much sound proofing would this offer? What could be done to make it even more sound proof?

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Suncast-Glidetop-6-ft-8-in-x-4-ft-10-in-Resin-Storage-Shed-BMS4900/203065758?MERCH=REC-_-PIPHorizontal1_rr-_-202024488-_-203065758-_-N

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Re: At witts end, buying and soundproofing a shed to put into apartment
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2015, 03:37:12 PM »
not a problem, you have the same idea.
Here is what I was thinking.
http://www.sleepbox.co.uk/world-of-sleepbox/gallery/

The problem I am having is I can not find any of these in the US. So normally I advise people to find a contractor and build a knock off version using our mass loaded vinyl for the soundproofing part of it.

As long as it is a stand alone unit it can be made very soundproof.

In order to make it very soundproof it will have to be very heavy, about 8 lbs sqft. minimum.


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