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Soundproofing Forum Topics => Soundproofing your Condo, Townhouse or Bed & Breakfast => Topic started by: QuietPlease! on February 24, 2007, 04:04:11 PM

Title: Party wall with kitchen cabinets
Post by: QuietPlease! on February 24, 2007, 04:04:11 PM
Half of my party wall is covered by kitchen cabinets that seem to amplify sound from my neighbor, especially when they are slamming their kitchen cabinets (as they are doing at this very moment as I type). I can hear them talking, I know what television shows they watch, I know who is visiting them, and I'm sick of it. I've seen the green glue articles, and I think that would help, but I don't want to pull down my cabinets if I don't have to. Any suggestions?
Title: Re: Party wall with kitchen cabinets
Post by: johnbergstromslc on February 26, 2007, 02:08:17 AM
Pull 'em down.  The cabinets are not amplifying noise, it's just the crappy wall behind them.  If you fix the wall, the noise will be quieter, but if you try to fix it without taking the cabinets down, you're wasting your time.