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Does wallpaper assist in soundproofing?

Always
2%
In most cases
5%
In some cases
27%
Rarely
32%
Never
25%
Not sure
6%
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Question: Does wallpaper assist in soundproofing?
Top Answer (32% of 77 votes): Rarely.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: There is wallpaper that will assist in reducing noise from room to room in a house. It doesn't really soundproof just reduce the ambient noises a little.
AS Designed Interiors
Answer: Rarely
Explanation: If the wall covering is a fiberous material such as grass cloth than it will absorb sound but is not a good source of “soundproofing”. Wool blend insulation such as ROXOUL is a great soundproofing material often used between floors and walls.
Stacy Denis Designs
Answer: Rarely
Explanation: Unless it's a very thick wallpaper made of fabric or textile, wallpaper won't help assist in soundproofing. Most if it is paper, which doesn't absorb sound.
Victoria Holly Interiors
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Acoustical wallcovering
Seidman Paperhanging,
Answer: Rarely
Explanation: Soundproofing is best achieved by doubling the drywall with spacers in between each layer.
BK Design Associates
Answer: Rarely
Explanation: Not babe for noise control
San Francisco Wallpaper
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Sound proofing or sound protection is achieve from mass. Adding an extra layer of drywall is the way to go. Wallpaper has almost no mass.
Barretta & Associates
Answer: Never
Explanation: I have never seen a wallpaper that was specifically designed for soundproofing.
Ward Kitchen & Bath
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: It depends on the kind of wall paper being used.
King and Queens Custom Furniture
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If you use special soundproofing wallpaper, this would work.
Simply Divine Staging & Design
Answer: Never
Explanation: sound proofing is done with accoustic wall upholstery
yelenas designs inc
Answer: Never
Explanation: STC is about the transmission sound and Walls need to be rigid. Wallpaper is not structural.
Rob Mothershed Drafting and Design
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: Yes. there are sound proof wall papers out there that are made up of Latex / Foam and they do create sound proof surrounding walls.
Lee's Designs
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I would say that it would be minimal if any, but I doubt it would block sound, maybe just the sound vibration would be lessened.
Dragonfly Home Designs
Answer: Never
Explanation: Standard wall paper will not affect sound and vibration transmittance.
Relux Construction LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Depends on the wallpaper you are installing...Crushed velvet wallpaper does absorb some sound...I only know that because I hung it in a restaurant here in Vegas...the sound was one reason the chose the paper.
Seamingly Straight Inc
Answer: Never
Explanation: There is not enough insulating material in wallpaper to provide adequate soundproofing.
New Day Design & Home Staging
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Most wallpaper is a paper based or vinyl sheet product that has no acoustic properties. However, some acoustic wallpaper products do exist.
Brad Jenkins Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depending on if it has an acoustical rating
National Products & Facility Services
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Acoustical wallpaper can add soundproofing to a wall.
archi-TEXTUAL, PLLC
Answer: Rarely
Explanation: purchasing soundproofing wallpaper only could assist in reducing noise
Kea Interiors
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Some sound prove wallcovering like carpet this installation will be different than a regular installation the cost will be increase do the difficulties of installation
D&L WALL DESIGN
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