Soundproofing a hardwood floor: every type of floor has its own unique soundproofing need, therefore there are several possible solutions and products to consider. Here are some products that we use to accomplish this.
It is recommended to keep a clear distinction between soundproofing and impact sound reduction. Soundproofing involves extensive work and specialized materials to block the airborne noise being transmitted through the floor like the sound from a TV or from just talking. This type of work is mainly associated with building stages.
Actually, most of the time, the impact sound reduction is required so to minimize the footfall sound or noise from dropping hard objects. This approach is often more accessible.
WAKOL TS 103 Footfall Soundproofing Mat - 3 mm: is used for improving the footfall soundproofing and heat insulation of flooring structures in old and new buildings. WAKOL TS 103 is suitable as soundproofing material under PVC, CV, textile, linoleum and caoutchouc flooring, as well as strip, multi-layer parquet, wood block RE/WE, solid wood planks and...
WAKOL TS 102 Footfall Soundproofing Mat - 3 mm: is used for improving the footfall soundproofing and heat insulation of flooring structures in old and new buildings. WAKOL TS 102 is suitable as soundproofing material under PVC, CV, textile, linoleum and caoutchouc flooring, as well as strip, multi-layer parquet, wood block RE/WE, solid wood planks and...
Timbertech2 Acoustic Plus Flooring Underlay - Acoustic membrane is an ultra thick, extremely dense, ultra heavy duty sponge rubber underlay with a high density fleece and reinforced kraft paper backing offering maximum durability and superior sound proofing qualities.
SoundLay Acoustic overlay material: offer a high performance floor noise barrier and reducing both impact and airborne sound. Sound reducer class 0 foam provides a uniform density throughout the entire product. The product comes in two variants: SoundLay and SoundLay Plus and cover almost all application.
Regupol 3912 Acoustic Underlayment for Refurbishment: is a tough, resilient acoustic underlay manufactured from PUR foam and is ideally suited to refurbishment and timber based constructions to comply with Part E, 2003. It can also be used for new build but you must ask first a technical advise from our team.
Knauf Earthwool Acoustic - Underfloor Mineral Wool Batts provides a high level of sound absorption, whilst also improving the thermal and fire performance of the wall, floor or partition. Using glass mineral wool as a sound absorbent layer in partitions and floors significantly improves their acoustic performance, whilst only adding minimally to the...
Karmaplus Acoustic Perimeter Strip: Karma Acoustic Perimeter Strip consists of 100% recyclable non-crosslinked polyethylene foam. The product is designed to prevent any flanking transmission and maintain the acoustic integrity of a structure. Karma Acoustic Perimeter Strip is installed at a structure’s floor and wall perimeter.
Karma Acoustic Joist Hood Insulation: is suitable for use in the refurbishment of timber joist floors within masonry constructions and also useful in "Room in a Roof" applications. Consists of a 12mm profiled low-density polyethylene foam with gas impregnated acoustic additives. Specifically designed to friction fit onto the joists.