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04-05-04, 06:06 PM   #1  

Hi Everyone,

I am new to this forum and so I hope someone out there can give me some advise.

I live in a twin house. The neighbors are loud and I would like to know how to soundproof the shared wall.

I have gone the route of talking to them, etc. to no avail.

We currently have that 70's paneling on the wall in question.
I heard there are things you can do like some kind of soundproofing drywall?

Any suggestions? I am getting desparate. By 4 in the morning - I am exhausted from lack of sleep! Yes, it travels from their living room into my living room on up to my bedroom which is over my living room.

I even have turned on my air cleaner to drown their voices out.

Appreciate any help with this.

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04-06-04, 06:55 AM   #2  
You might try having insulation blown into the common wall. It should do a lot to deaden the noise.

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04-06-04, 08:31 AM   #3  
You dont say do you own or rent, that would be first?
Rent hang rug and pad on wall. If own put up another 2X4 wall 1/4" off that wall R13 insulation then dry wall.
Have found in the past anything on a wall to wall dont help You need a space from that wall to yours to kill the sound


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