Soundproofing Cost Estimate - Gearslutz Pro Audio Community
Soundproofing Cost Estimate
Old 25th January 2010
Lives for gear
TC5's Avatar

Thread Starter
Soundproofing Cost Estimate

Anyone can chime in with cost estimates per square foot to soundproof a room starting say from bare walls, or more specifically, soundproofing the inside of a shipping container to create a control room? Thanks for any input!
Old 26th January 2010
Lives for gear
jhbrandt's Avatar
TC, There are so many factors involved it is difficult to give you an idea of how much it will cost without some information. ie;
1. amount of Transmission loss required
2. details of original construction + room size
3. details of room location (near to traffic, trains, etc.)
4. construction budget
5. choice of sound proofing materials
6. labor costs in your area (country)

Old 26th January 2010
Lives for gear
TC5's Avatar

Thread Starter
Thanks John. I guess with all those variants I see it would be hard to make any general estimate. Thanks for the input.
Old 27th January 2010
Lives for gear
nukmusic's Avatar


Originally Posted by jhbrandt View Post
. . . .
1. amount of Transmission loss required
. . . .
great "#1" point. So many people misunderstand this.
Old 30th January 2010
Lives for gear
I'll put it vaguely for you probably about $20 a sq ft if you do all the work yourself.
Loading mentioned products ...
Post Reply

Welcome to Gearslutz Pro Audio Forum!

Registration benefits include:
  • Ability to make and reply to posts
  • Access to members-only giveaways & competitions
  • Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As
  • Access to members-only sub forum discussions
  • Access to members-only Chat Room
  • Get instant lifetime access to the world's best private pro audio Classifieds for only USD $20
  • List your eBay auctions for free
  • Remove this message!
You need an account to post a reply. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered.

Slide to join now Processing…
Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Similar Threads
Thread Starter / Forum
anes / Rap + Hip Hop engineering & production
hey_mavis / So much gear, so little time!
anonymouse / Music Computers
leifislive / Music Computers

Forum Jump
Join FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Search