28 May '16, 4am

How to shut out the #noise from your #loud upstairs #neighbour:

How to shut out the #noise from your #loud upstairs #neighbour:

Noise and vibrations from chairs being dragged, items being dropped and so on will travel easily through the concrete slab that is your ceiling and your upstairs neighbour's floor. So if the height of your ceiling permits, you could install a plasterboard drop ceiling or a false ceiling, then fill the gap between it and the slab with a material such as Rockwool to reduce noise transmission. You might also want to consider using a gypsum board ceiling material of a higher grade such as the Soundshield from Knauf — this high-density material helps absorb sounds.

Full article: http://www.herworldplus.com/lifestyle/how-shut-out-noise-...

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