Reducing sound through walls


Old 09-16-18, 08:28 AM
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Reducing sound through walls

we Live in a new home in the sound curious through walls very easily. I do not want to rip up the drywall and am looking for ways to diminish the sound. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated
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Old 09-16-18, 08:43 AM
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insulating the walls would have been the best option, now you really dont have much that can be easily added.

What kind of floors, wood floors make a room really loud, carpet and or area rugs will help.

Heavy curtains will also help!
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Insulation is by far the best solution. I suppose you could have it blown in if it is a big problem. Only other option is to add things to absorb the sound. As suggested, carpets and or rugs, curtains, upholstered furniture.
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add tapestry to the list of sound absorbing things you can hang on the wall
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