Nowadays, under the present conditions of life in the city of paramount importance is the high-quality sound insulation of residential premises of the house, let alone in the apartment. Noise is a major cause of irritability and tiredness. With good sound insulation of walls you get rid of noisy neighbors and annoying street sounds.
Start of work on soundproofing
First of all, you must start with, to study the shortcomings of insulated walls. This may be a crack or crevice in the wall, formed as a result of shrinkage of the house.
These shortcomings need to carefully fill in the sound-proof material (eg, foam rubber, fiberglass, etc.), gypsum plaster and then a solution of.
There should also be insulated electrical outlets, which often are through holes in the wall.
Because little increase soundproofing wall thickness, but, Consequently, reduced area of the room. But these shortcomings are more than compensated for appeasement, which will bring noise insulation.
The most commonly used foam sheathed wooden frames with wall thickening. Between the frame and the wall material is placed, which helps to reduce the sound conduction (often fiberglass and foam) and diligently secured to the wall, to further material is not deformed and slipped.
An exemplary thickness of the sound-insulating material should be about 9 centimeters
If a sound insulation boards, it must be mounted with screws on top of the wall. Then follows the surface sheathe plasterboard (You can also use glue). To improve the sound insulation of walls, sometimes used steel profiles - it will give extra reflective properties of the wall. It must be installed between the wall itself and the insulating material. Such an embodiment will provide the best levels of paving soundproofing.
Remember, what handedly renovated apartment - rather complicated and very important process. With strict adherence to the above instructions on the output you get a very high quality results.
It is also worth to remember, that the sound insulation in the room of an apartment or any residential premises - only part of the soundproofing. To provide maximum sound isolation, it is also necessary to pay attention to the insulation level of the floor, ceiling window.