MuteBarrier™ 10kg | Floor Soundproofing

An upgrade to our MuteBarrier™ 5kg, this easy to install, space-saving and cost-conscious option is suited for those with background airborne levels that need a little extra for a little more peace.

  • Airborne: Up to 46dB
  • ££
  • 32mm (including 18mm floorboard)
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MuteBarrier™ 10kg system is excellent for floor soundproofing projects that require a very slim profile, one that does not compromise limited floor height, but yet still provides the reduction of airborne noise that is ideal for background noise issues in all homes and workplaces. Our MuteBarrier™ 10kg is heavy, and this 'heaviness' translates to having strong acoustic qualities for airborne noise. This system provides noise control for both the home and workplace. There is also Acoustic Mineral Wool to fit between the joists, at no less than 45kg per m3, and use of Isolation Strips to provide a floating floor function. It is all these materials combined that make it ideal for those looking to achieve the best floor soundproofing possible with these materials. Combined, they will help to reduce overhearing of a muffled conversation and the light use of electrical items, microwaves or televisions, but not sounds with a low-frequency nature. Although these are noise issues commonly associated with what you find at home, especially in dense-living, multiple dwellings, these disturbances are similar to those you hear in the workplace. 

 

 

  • Incredibly slimline soundproofing system for reducing airborne noise
  • System thickness from joist 32mm (this includes an 18mm floorboard and 8mm Isolation Strip)
  • Up to 46dB for airborne (where a higher number is desired)*
  • Straightforward to install, often loose laid and requires no adhesive

 

Combining essential soundproofing materials.

 

  • MuteBarrier™ 10kg - a layer of 10kg per m2 Mass Loaded Vinyl (a high mass for reducing airborne sound)
  • Acoustic Mineral Wool 45kg or 60kg per m3 - (essential for reducing resonance between joists, and to minimise sound 'flanking' into other rooms)
  • Isolation Strip P8 - is a deviated, rubbed crumber material to separate from joists (to achieve the best performance against impact and low-frequency noise)

 

A Guide to Soundproofing a Floor

If you are new to soundproofing, or you are unsure which system to use for your needs, or any requirements, you can learn more thanks to our handy guide by clicking on the icon below. You can also pick up the phone to say 'hello' or leave us a message, and we will together find out how we can help you best - 01937 588 226!

 

 

How to Install

  • Acoustic Mineral Wool fitted between joists in which it's depth dictates thickness needed, you will want to leave at least a 10mm air gap - DO NOT COMPRESS
  • Isolation Strips self-adhered to top of joists, make sure these are as dust free as possible
  • Perimeter detail installed, dependent on your floor finish above this would be Perimeter Flanking Band for hard finishes
  • Subfloor installed, preferably a tongue and groove flooring as this would provide an airtight seal
  • MuteBarrier™ 10kg installed, taping together joins
     

 

Alternatively, we provide Acoustic Installation across the UK to fit all of our systems - they come with a wealth of experience in the field so you can feel comfortable that the right installation methods are being carried out. 

 

Contact us | 01937 588 226

 

All of our systems contain a high level of mass. If there are any structural concerns, you will want to consult a Structural Engineer to discuss your requirements.

*Our Typical Performance Results and Noise Reduction Guidance are provided to indicate the results that have been achieved in previous tests but are not guaranteed to a specific site as multiple factors can affect this.

We endeavour to display the most up to date testing and to manage expectation as best as possible. Please do contact us to discuss your requirements.