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Old 03-21-2009, 09:30 AM   #1
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Which is a better sound insulator?


2" foam board or regular paper faced fiberglass insulation. I need to insulate an interior wall separating the living room from the laundry room and the drywall is off the laundry room.

I was going to use fiberglass but last night got the idea to use foam board.

Any idea?....Thanks.

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Old 03-21-2009, 11:19 AM   #2
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Fiberglass insulation is about as good for sound proofing as having nothing at all. Here are a few websites to look at:

http://www.soundproofing101.com/

http://www.glacierbay.com/insulation_ultradb.asp

http://www.constructionresources.com...e/acoustic.asp

http://www.acousticsfirst.com/vinyl.htm

http://www.extremesoundproofing.com/...cs/basics.html

http://www.soundprooffoam.com/

http://www.buildingscience.com

Hope this helps. Also, do a search on this forum for sound proofing. I know there are some good threads that talk about it. That's how I found the websites listed above.

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Just stopped by for a minute.........

Thank you so much for those links, I have some reading to do when I get back from working on the house.
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Quietrock was not mentioned. It is a sound proofing panel that will offer more sound deadening than the other mentioned sites.
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Mmmmmm, QuietRock.
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