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Depending on where you are located this is probably not legal. In the USA in most building jurisdictions every bedroom has to have an exterior escape (ie. a window that meets the size requirements for a human to escape through). Also, USA NEC electrical code requires receptacles to be placed so that no point along the floor/wall line is more than 6 feet ...
Probably because it is made by the evil French frogs across the channel. In all seriousness, though, Green Glue is widely available in the UK (Green Glue.co.uk)
Unless your existing room already happens to have two doors then the project that you propose is never going to get any where because the project is more than trying to build some divider wall. Trying to cut an additional doorway into the room is just not something you can freely do to a property that you happen to be renting. Additionally the ...
As said above, sound bounces around on hard surfaces. To calm the echo down you need to use a combination of diffusion and absorption. Diffusion is what causes the sound to bounce in different directions, ie a blank wall will reflect the sound in the same direction which causes it to come straight back to your ears, but if you put a book shelf in the way ...
Have the room's contents changed? Irregular surfaces diffuse sound more effectively, as do soft surfaces. Wall hangings, bookcases (especially if the books aren't all lined up with each other), carpets, furniture and people all absorb some sound energy and change the sound of a room.
Probably as a result of opening the wall to repair the plumbing, the wall facing was rebuilt. You might try texturing the wall and repainting it with a non-glossy paint. Just matching the other walls should be good enough. Also, if you have not yet returned all wall coverings, tapestries, paintings, and furniture to that wall or carpet to the floor, the ...
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