Catherine
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Tips for avoiding floor impact noise
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Tip: speak to your contractor about spacing the joists closer together and put in blocking. Or anything else to reduce impact noise. The code is not good enough!!

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What underlayment should I use to reduce traffic noise under a hardwood or bamboo floor?
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Disclosure: I'm a DIYer, not a pro. A lot of the noise you get will be "impact noise". Insulation reduces acoustic noise, not impact noise. Also, I believe that a lot of the impact noise ...

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Is the electrical outlet by my kitchen sink supposed to be protected by a GFCI?
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A tip: We recently wired our kitchen (in a new extension). We did it ourselves and just cut to the chase by installing a GFCI/AFCI breaker. The breaker is a bit pricey, but cheaper than installing ...

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