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Noise Control

Walls, Floors and Ceilings

Problem: Sound or noise leaking close to the floor wall junction.

Cause: Sealant not effective because of debris under the sole plates.


  • Be sure the floor is clean before sole plates or sill plates are laid. Properly seal the gap under the plates as shown in Figure 5.

Proper Sealing Of Lower Wall Plate To Sub-Floor

Figure 5 - Proper Sealing Of Sole or Sill Plate To Sub-Floor