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What to use to soundproof the ceiling from footsteps and falling objects?

I assisted treating the walls and ceiling of a noisy plant room, with offices above. We used acoustic polyester batts, similar to thermal batts but very stiff. Then just drywall (plasterboard). It ...
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What to use to soundproof the ceiling from footsteps and falling objects?

I have added sound proofing to ceiling assemblies before. If you want to dampen the sound of running from your ceiling you should plan to spend $50k+ and not expect perfect results - you'll still hear ...
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What to use to soundproof the ceiling from footsteps and falling objects?

Lead would be the best but it is illegal to use for this. I think fiberglass will be the most economical solution although not the only one. One solution is to tell the people upstairs they won a ...
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