New House, should we do a Vlog of building the new office and soundproofing ?
RHR Crew

So in Dec I move to my new house,
In the new house there is a large storage room off the laundry room that I plan to move one wall a few feet forward and setup a full office.

I will also most likely be doing the dual drywall with green glue method of soundproofing as well as full in wall insulation and drywall hats plus isolation bars.

This will be the full deal inside the walls and roof to make for a soundproof recording area.

just a thought should we do a full Vlog of this while the build goes on, from deconstruction to full build and testing?

The wall above will be moving 3-6 feet towards where I took the picture making for a larger office.
what do you think?

Global Mod

I think this would be a good idea. Not only does it give us more insight into the new office, but it may be helpful for other people planning or thinking about doing this themselves to their own office/room for recording.

RHR Crew

@Arinoth:

I think this would be a good idea. Not only does it give us more insight into the new office, but it may be helpful for other people planning or thinking about doing this themselves to their own office/room for recording.

Good point, right now I am just pricing things out

$500 Drywall (over quoted lots of extra) this is walls and roof done twice
$60 for Green Glue Acoustic drywall glue
$90 Owens Corning Acoustic insulation
$50 Resonating chamber runs for soundproofing
$20 Noiseproof Caulking
$50 Thick door and door sweep from reStore
$770 this is over ordering everything, still, need to find a few things like wall hats and sound dampening outlets

Still, need carpet and subfloor will worry about that as I get closer. No Laminate is not an option as it is a sound amplifier where shag is a natural acoustic damper.

Global Moderator

Go for high density roxul for soundproofing insulation, it's cheaper than fibreglass and has better soundproofing properties. You can make a box out of it, put a 130db alarm inside and you wont hear it.

RHR Crew

@supaflyx3:

Go for high density roxul for soundproofing insulation, it's cheaper than fibreglass and has better soundproofing properties. You can make a box out of it, put a 130db alarm inside and you wont hear it.

I was considering them as well, more I read the easier the decision is to go with Roxul as they also don't leave you itchy as fuck during install.

thanks

Global Moderator

Lol I use roxul daily, it still makes you itchy. Don't rub it on your balls

RHR Crew

@supaflyx3:

Lol I use roxul daily, it still makes you itchy. Don't rub it on your balls

Is that a challenge 😛

Very interesting. A soundproof room would be great. Out of curiousity where do the resonating chambers go? I know exactly what they do, but haven't heard of them in house before.

RHR Crew

@Bond007:

Very interesting. A soundproof room would be great. Out of curiousity where do the resonating chambers go? I know exactly what they do, but haven't heard of them in house before.

They are run between the drywall and studs and held on with sound dampening clips. When I pick them up I'll explain more on the video haha.

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