What is Dry Screed?

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What is Dry Screed?

Dry Screed Floor Panels and Boards Dry screed floor panels can be used in soundproofing and underfloor heating applications. Manufactured from gypsum fibre, the high density boards provide excellent soundproofing and floor heating properties on new and existing properties. Unlike wet screeds, the dry properties of screed board solutions allows for floors to be constructed

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How to Soundproof a Kitchen Floor

Kitchen Floor Soundproofing Kitchens floors in apartments or houses require soundproofing to comply with Part E Building Regulations. By reducing impact and airborne noise transmission the living conditions for occupants can also be optimised. Similar to Bathroom floors, kitchens are frequently exposed to moisture and have heavy furniture installed on them, highlighting the importance of

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How to Soundproof a Living Room

Living Room Soundproofing Living rooms need to be soundproofed to reduce external and internal sources of impact and airborne noise transmission including foot traffic, music and road noise. Soundproofing will also reduce the transmission of noise from the living room into others. A soundproofed living room will provide occupants with excellent living conditions and help

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How to Soundproof a Bedroom

Soundproofing a Bedroom The bedroom is one of the most important places to soundproof. It is where people sleep, play loud music, video games and more making it important to soundproof the room for the benefit of the occupant and people in surrounding rooms. Soundproofing a bedroom is also important to ensure a development meets

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How to Soundproof In-Between Joists

Soundproofing Joists In projects featuring timber or steel floors it is important to soundproof in-between the joists. When installed as a part of a complete acoustic floor system, the soundproofing material contributes to the overall acoustic performance of the floor and helps the development meet Part E Building Regulations. Soundproofing Existing Joists When working on

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What is a Resilient Bar?

Sound and Vibration Resistance with Resilient Bars Resilient bars are typically fixed to the underside of joists in a timber or steel floor or to a timber and masonry block wall. When installed as part of a complete acoustic system they provide excellent soundproofing and vibration elimination properties. Resilient Bars or Floors Resilient bars are

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How to Soundproof a Bathroom

Soundproofing a Bathroom Soundproofing a bathroom requires careful consideration for the high levels of water and moisture that are present in these environments. Selecting the wrong solution can result in damaged floors and significant repair costs to resolve. In addition to meeting Part E Building Regulations it is important to soundproof bathrooms to reduce the

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What is an Acoustic Batten?

Acoustic Battens An acoustic batten is a traditional soundproofing solution for timber and concrete floors. When correctly installed they assist in helping a development meet Part E Building Regulations. The battens consist of a sustainably sourced timber upper layer with a high performance resilient layer on the bottom. Soundproofing battens are traditionally available in two

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Why is Soundproofing Important?

Meeting Building Regulations Soundproofing is required on new build and refurbishment projects in order to meet Part E Building Regulations. A qualified acoustic engineer must be employed to complete impact and airborne tests that determine whether the regulations have been met. These tests capture specific impact and airborne noise values in order for a project

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