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Re: [vox-tech] [OT] Soundproof paint?!?
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Re: [vox-tech] [OT] Soundproof paint?!?

On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 11:01:20PM -0400, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> Hi all,
> My upstairs neighbors aren't "call the cops" loud, but still pretty loud.
> The noise is usually either footsteps or a subwoofer.  His subwoofer was on
> the floor but was recently raised on top of something.  That made things
> better, but I still feel his bass.  Sometimes it seems like my ceiling is
> like a guitar soundboard.
> I just read about "soundproof paint".  It's very difficult for me to believe
> that such a thing works, but I've seen misconceptions on the part of people
> saying it couldn't possibly work.  And it's hard finding people who've
> actually used it.
> I can make arguments for both why it would work and why it wouldn't work (by
> "work" I mean reduce the noise perceptibly, even by a small but noticeable
> amount.  I know not to expect huge results.).
> Can soundproof paint possibly be effective?  Even a little?

I would doubt it. Seems like those low frequencies would travel right
through it. Perhaps sound tile would be better.

Brian Lavender
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