Soundproof Your Home Theater Today - Without Breaking The Bank!
Did you know that nearly one in five people can hear noise coming from their neighbor's home - and the biggest culprit of this disturbance originates from home theaters?
In today's entertainment market, were provided with a diverse array of big and loud home theater products & from massive HD television screens to surround sound speakers that would make a movie theater jealous, we can enjoy the very best that the home entertainment industry has to offer. However, unless proper care is taken to make sure that your home theater is appropriately sound proofed, the noise from watching a movie or a favorite television program can often disturb others in your home or your neighbors, often with disastrous results. Want to make sure that you can enjoy all that your home theater has to offer without disturbing the peace and quiet of your neighborhood? Let our expert advice and superior soundproofing products help you create the best home theater around without sacrificing your wallet!
In short the time to soundproof is when your studs are exposed. Add standard fiberglass insulation in your studs followed by Whisper Clips (also called Green glue noiseproofing clips) onto the face of the studs. Install 7/8 hat channel with 2 layers of 5/8 drywall hung on them. Sandwich Green Glue in between the 2 layers, this can be done on your walls and ceiling. Follow these simple and proven technique and your neighbors and rest of your household will bless you. Be sure to seal the perimeter of your walls and ceilings with a proper acoustical caulk. Your next step would be to tackle those doors which are notorious for noise leaks. The proper steps for doing that can be found on our soundproof door bottom page.
More in depth explanation and installing techniques can be found by browsing our web site. A good place to start would be with our Soundproofing Basics Article and take it from there.