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Choosing the right acoustical underlayment

Professionals involved with the installation of flooring must choose from a large selection of materials for a variety of projects. Whether selecting options for stone, tile, vinyl, etc., project teams are expected to be experts, know the ideal solution for every scenario, and deliver it on time.

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Sounding Off on Acoustic Sealants

In the February issue of The Construction Specifier, we published the article, “Using Gypsum Wallboard for Acoustical Control,” by Ashwin L. Himat. The piece dealt with new drywall products designed to reduce noise. However, one reader was concerned there was a bigger picture to keep in mind. Steven Zalben, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, wrote:

The use of acoustical sealant to reduce sound transmission was only cursorily mentioned. Using an appropriate sealant on both top … Continue reading Sounding Off on Acoustic Sealants

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