I am replacing carpet on the 3rd floor of a town home, and at the same
time screwing down the 3/4" plywood to fix a plethora of squeaks and
I've been considering adding insulation between floors. There are
in-ceiling speakers below and it would be nice to muffle this a bit
more as well as insulate the 2nd floor from 3rd floor sounds more. The
air gap, sheetrock, and pad/carpet does a decent job but a little more
sound insulation would be nice.
My big question is related to fire safety and insulation type. There
are standard light cans in the ceiling and I'm uncertain how these need
to be handled. Could I blow loose fill attic-type insulation in there?
So I would just perhaps to make three or so cutouts in the sub-floor to
Entire 3rd floor is approx 20x50'. Two rooms, a hallway, and two