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Multi-family Soundproofing

Nearly every person who has rented an apartment has a story about how their next door or upstairs neighbor makes too much noise. Excessive noise transferring into a person’s space can make for an unhappy tenant. Fortunately, there are multi-family soundproofing solutions available and DDS Acoustical Specialties can help.  

Acoustics should be considered as early as possible when it comes to multi-family residential apartments. It is much more cost effective and efficient when acoustical products and designs are implemented during development vs. being retrofit down the road.  

According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), multi-family developments are recommended to have walls at Sound Transmission Coefficient (STC) 50. This can be achieved with proper application and design of walls with acoustical barrier products.   

Acoustical Products for Multi-family Soundproofing 

For Multi-family developments we recommend acoustical barrier and floor underlayment. These products have a high STC. Acoustic floor underlayment is applied beneath the finish flooring to reduce footfall noise that would typically be transmitted below.

Acoustic barrier for walls is typically installed on wood or metal framing and beneath sheetrock to significantly reduce sound transmission between adjacent rooms.   

Community Rooms 

Many multi-family development’s today are incorporating community spaces where residents can gather, hold events, and meet. At times, they become bustling places for activities and fun. But without proper acoustics these spaces can be extremely reverberant. This results in speech intelligibility and causes spaces to become uncomfortable to meet in.  

DDS Acoustical Specialties provides solutions to absorb sound, reduce echo, and create comfortable spaces. We achieve this will acoustical products such as wall and ceiling panels, clouds, and baffles. These products come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors to fit any aesthetic. 

Multi-family Soundproofing
EXCELLENT rating
Based on 13 reviews
Amazing products from an amazing company! We have used them now twice at our church and just added one more room for them to do. I had high expectations when they came in initially. They did not disappoint. Everyone immediately noticed the sound quality improvement in the rooms. This product helps us, as a local church, offer a much more comfortable environment for everyone coming into our church. Thank you again everyone at DDS.
Ted Towne III
Ted Towne III
2023-09-06
DDS did an amazing job sound proofing some difficult areas. They were great to work with and I would highly recommend them! Just to add...we had DDS come back and sound proof other areas because we were so pleased with their work. Highly recommend!
Jodi Zepke
Jodi Zepke
2023-08-23
We are so thankful for the installation that DDS Acoustical Specialities did for a preschool classroom. The panels are making a remarkable difference in the sound in the room! The children and staff are able to concentrate more in the echo-free space. The company was excellent from start to finish! Fair estimate, quick turnaround, prompt, professional and high quality work! DDS was a pleasure to work with and I would highly recommend you call them to help with sound issues! They can improve your sound to make a difference!
Rachelle Kehoe
Rachelle Kehoe
2023-07-27
From the very start DDS was a winner in my book. Dave answered the phone, came right out to assess our needs and we had a quote in no time. Their crew was informative, professional and kept their space tight and clean. And the product.... what a difference it has made in our restaurant. Even during the phases we could hear a difference from where the panels were installed and where they were not yet done. I would HIGHLY recommend them!
Holly Neylon
Holly Neylon
2023-03-31
We recently worked with DDS Acoustical Specialties on an acoustic solution for a workstation area. We went with a combination of pinnable panels, ceiling panels, wall panels, and art panels, which have exceeded our expectations for the space.
Sarah Rahkonen
Sarah Rahkonen
2023-03-21
My church engaged DDS Acoustical Specialties to reduce the noise level in our parish hall. The hard surfaces on the floor, walls, and ceiling made it difficult to converse when the room was full. We are very pleased with both the appearance of the sound absorbing foam panels which DDSAS installed on the ceiling and also with the reduction in the noise level. Many of our members have commented favorably on the improvement. I would recommend this company without reservation.
David Martin
David Martin
2023-01-19
Great experience. We had a very severe sound reverberation issue in our town hall meeting room and Tyler and his team solved it quickly and affordably. Town meetings will never be filled with complaints (about the inability to hear) ever again. I highly recommend this company. And if you are ever in the Town of Sharon, Connecticut on a weekday, pop in, go to the second floor and hear for yourself
Brent Colley
Brent Colley
2022-10-27
I had a great experience with DDS Acoustical Specialties from start to finish. I have a small physical therapy practice in Burlington, VT. and needed soundproofiing for my office. Mary was prompt and very knowledgable about how I could be helped on the phone and throughout the process. Steve made the long drive to provide and estimate for the work, and was extremely efficient, professional and pleasant to work with during the installation. They soundproofed the doors and ceiling tiles and it's made a tremendous difference.The entire process took about a month from start to finish. I now feel confident that my space is private and secure for my clients. I would highly recommend their services!
Michelle Downing
Michelle Downing
2022-08-01
Great company to work with. Reasonable price for an acoustical solution in my 2900 sqf restaurant space. The noise has reduced considerably and people can hear each other even when the restaurant is fully booked. Highly recommended.
Antonio De Trizio
Antonio De Trizio
2022-08-01
We had a great experience working with DDS. They checked all the boxes: great service, extremely knowledgeable, great selection at different price points; worked quickly and efficiently. Will use again in the future!
Esme Green
Esme Green
2022-07-15

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