Flanking in your walls The consequences of architectural design. What a concept! Designing for confidential privacy is the same thing as designing so your neighbor isn’t experiencing your music! Knowing where you are in speech levels gives you an idea of what you are going to have to do to get your frequency levels down […]
STC = Sound Transmission Class This single number rating applies to the frequency range from 125Hz to 4kHz. A higher STC rating is desired especially for keeping your sound inside and the neighbors noise, outside!
Doors openings and window framing Often a place of question in a home theater or recording studio is the doorways and window framed areas. It proves to be simple but requires some information from the builder to do it right the first time. This video gives a quick and easy demonstration that covers everything you […]
Construct a straight wall Building a straight wall is critical Maybe you have never even considered this. All the different species of lumber is grown and milled so quickly in this Century that the tendency to bow, twist and warp is high. Fact is, depending on the quality of the lumber from “kind of warped” to the “super […]
French Cleat Applications for hanging treatments French Cleat: Hanging heavy pictures panels and objects securely. The French cleat is a common and useful builders method for hanging items on to walls. It is more secure and level then a nail in the wall or even picture hanging devices. As a means to hang wall panels […]