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  • Choosing Your Sound Door Wisely – Avoiding Misleading Claims

    We manufacture our own line of soundproof doors, known as IsoDoor and IsoDoor HD, entirely in-house here at IsoStore. These doors have been tested as inoperable slabs (puttied into a space the size of the slab), as fully operable individual doors, and in fully operable communicating assemblies. Testing took place over a period of 6 […]

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  • Building An Isolation Platform or Basic Floating Floor, Part 2

    The New Style of Isolation Platform With the addition of the GenieMat FF Modular to our product line, we now have a new way to build a proper isolation platform or floating floor. The picture below shows a platform built to isolate a washer and dryer. The base of this platform is three consecutive layers […]

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  • Taking Care of Footfall Isolation Efficiently

    Decoupling the ceiling below is typically the best way to deal with footfall transfer between two floors and even for isolating airborne transfer. Damping alone with products like Green Glue Compound or QuietRock will not do the trick. They just won’t. Instead you need to insulate the joist space with basic fiberglass insulation, put up […]

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  • Triple Leaf Effect: What Is It?

    What Is A Triple Leaf Effect? To a view graphics along with this article, we recommend reading it on our site here at isostore.com/concept/triple-leaf-effect-retrofit-installation. A triple leaf partition has two air cavities rather than the typical one air cavity. Similarly, a quadruple leaf partition has three air cavities. Triple and quadruple leafs are most often […]

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  • The GenieClip: Engineered Perfection

    The newest clip available at our online store is the GenieClip by Pliteq. Pliteq is an engineering firm from Canada that designs products specifically for the sound isolation market. They analyzed the basic concept of decoupling with resilient sound clips and came up with a design that achieves the highest level of performance possible. Their […]

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  • Our Opinion Of Specialty Insulation For Soundproofing

    Brief information on using specialty insulation to isolate sound in floors, walls, and ceilings.

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  • Pre-Fabricated Isolation Booths Sold Online

    Pre-fabricated isolation booths for recording instruments or vocals do not always perform as expected. The design and materials used will not provide an adequate level of isolation.

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  • Our Opinion On Pre-Damped Engineered Drywall

    Pre-damped engineered drywall is pretty popular in some states, but it is not the best damping solution available. Learn about the pitfalls of pre-damped engineered drywall solutions.

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  • Our Opinion On Insulation Covers For Recessed Lights

    It is a very bad idea to install recessed lighting in a sound rated ceiling and not treat the back of each recessed light. The loss of mass is the biggest issue and needs to be restored properly to avoid sound leaks through the light housing.

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  • Our Opinion Of Resilient Channel w/ or w/o Foam Attached

    Standard Resilient Channel Resilient channel really is not that bad of a product to use in walls. Realistically you can bring up the rating of a wall by a good 10 STC points with resilient channel. Most gains are in the mid to high frequency range with very little improvement in isolating low frequencies. However, […]

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