SPC Solution 5 – Soundproof Floor and Ceiling

The floor and ceiling assembly we prefer to install.


Best Soundproofing Flooring and Ceiling SolutionFor this Performance Rating System, your existing floor is given a score of 1.


Serenity Mat™ + Soundproofing Clips / Drywall Furring Channel + Green Glue

This solution finally addresses the noise vibration right at its source by applying mass and damping to the underside of the problematic subfloor. Because this method directly addresses the vibration, there will be much less sound available to travel to the joists as well as your walls below. Keep in mind that your walls are holding up his noisy floor above.

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Ease and Cost

  • More expensive than the other ceiling solutions. Still simple and straight forward
  • Slower than the other ceiling solutions
  • Primary labor issue is associated with the removal and disposal of the original ceiling.

Performance

By directly addressing the vibration at the source (the subfloor above) we are able to reduce the vibration before it travels far.

This method adds Decoupling, Mass, Absorption and Damping, four of the 4 Elements of Soundproofing


Products Used

  • Serena™ Underlay Mat

    Serena™ Underlay reduces footfall (impact) noise and airborne sound energy, all in one step. Serena™ Underlayment can be utilized on many floor types and available in multiple thicknesses.

  • Speedload Green Glue Dispenser

    $39.99

    The Original Speedload Green Glue Soundproofing Applicator. Fully customized for use with Green Glue 5 Gallon Pails. The fastest way to apply GreenGlue!

  • Green Glue 5 Gallons Pail

    $250.75

    Significant cost savings in bulk 5 gallon pails for higher volume applications of 730 square feet or more. Ideal for reducing sound and impact noise in walls, floors and ceilings.



Soundproofing Floor Solutions