Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Plumbing

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-12-2010, 10:49 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 1
Share |
Default

Soundproofing kitchen sink?


We have an open floor plan home and are interested in soundproofing our kitchen sink to eliminate a little noise. We bought our sink at Lowe's and it's a Kohler self-rimming cast iron sink (white).

In looking at it from the underside, it doesn't appear that there's any added insulation.

Can we use spray-on foam insulation? Or, are we limited to using only a soundproofing mass loaded vinyl?

Appreciate any advice. Thanks!

FixItGal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2010, 10:59 AM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 601
Default

Soundproofing kitchen sink?


cast iron sinks are probably the quietest sinks made. I doubt it'll be louder than the water coming out of the faucet, so whats the point in soundproofing one thing if the noise from the faucet is still there. It's not like the sink will always be making noise. Spray foam is just going to make a mess and hide any leaks you may get eventually

the_man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2010, 08:40 AM   #3
Soundproofing Guy
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Michigan
Posts: 235
Default

Soundproofing kitchen sink?


Quote:
Originally Posted by the_man View Post
cast iron sinks are probably the quietest sinks made.
+1 Not at all like the thin stainless sinks
Ted White is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kitchen Sink Moved - new kitchen sleepysmurf Plumbing 1 08-10-2010 06:38 AM
temporary set up in utility room for kitchen renovation (sink; dishwasher) ilyaz Plumbing 3 01-25-2010 06:07 PM
Anybody install or own a CORNER kitchen sink? Also RTA cabs... matermark Kitchen & Bath Remodeling 2 01-24-2009 05:41 PM
Cast iron self-rimming kitchen sink & granite tile ILjXYZ Kitchen & Bath Remodeling 1 01-03-2009 05:53 PM
Kitchen sink recommendations? pweller Plumbing 4 07-08-2008 08:43 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.