Soundproofing Tile & Stone Floors
Soundproofing ceramic tile floors is no longer the difficult challenge it used to be. Sound Isolation Company has assembled a simple, effective line of products to be used directly under the finished floor. In most cases there is no need for any concrete board at all, saving material cost and labor. When you are making your decision we feel you should consider the installed cost of the product rather than just the price/square foot.
The starting point for floor soundproofing is the cost of the floor underlayment. The next step in evaluating the real cost is to determine what additional steps and products are required to obtain the results you are after. Additional products such as Concrete Board, Floor Levelers, Moisture Barriers, Sealers, and additional plywood will not only add material cost, but even more the installation cost will increase. Finally you have to consider how much tolerance you have for building the height of the floor up when all these “add ons” are included. We can help you by asking the right questions before you start your project!
Soundproofing tile floors is a requirement in any multi-family residential building and the performance for the floor underlayment product must be verified prior to installation. IIC is the measurement of footstep noise that is blocked from upstairs to downstairs; when the tile/stone floor is installed on a soundproofing floor underlayment, far less noise will be heard downstairs. For Luxury Rated projects, footstep noise to the space below is not allowed to exceed certain levels; you must use a reliable, proven product that will not deteriorate with time.
Floor soundproofing products are not created equal; below you will find detailed information for three of the most effective products available. We stand behind our products and you can be assured that the results provided will meet your requirements and continue to perform over time.
Privacy Tile & Stone Underlay is one of the most effective and longest performing underlayment ...
To insure a luxury rating sound isolation for a stone and tile floor we have to take additional ...
Privacy Acousticork Underlay is recognized in the building industry as some of the most effective ...