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Soundproofing Cost Estimate
Old 25th January 2010
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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
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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
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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
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Originally Posted by jhbrandt View Post
. . . .
1. amount of Transmission loss required
. . . .
great "#1" point. So many people misunderstand this.
Old 30th January 2010
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I'll put it vaguely for you probably about $20 a sq ft if you do all the work yourself.
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