| We have a relativly old (1943) home, this spring I am going to remove
| panelling in the "master bedroom". By pushing on the panelling I
| that there is nothing behind it, as if the old lathe and plaster had
| removed. It also seems that there is no insulation in the walls. I
| am going to remove the panelling, install insulation and sheetrock the
| My question is this:
| I want to soundproof the room as best I can on the cheap.
glue cardboard egg cartons to the wall (bottoms facing toward you)
great for acoustics.
or 1/2" x 4ft x 8ft sound board
| Adjacent to the bedroom on the left is a bathroom and to the front is
| hall, the other two walls are outer walls. In the past when my dad and
| built an addition to our other house, we had a theater room and to
| soundproof this from the main house we installed layers of sheetrock
| between the studs. It worked well and we could enjoy loud movies
| waking anyone in the main house. Although this worked before is there
| another way this can be done without all that weight?
| I don't want to hear the bathroom and I don't want the kids to hear