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How Much Does it Cost to Service Soundproofing in Ketchikan?

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Soundproofing in Ketchikan is the process of making a room or space in your house resistant to sound and noise. If you want to make your house or a particular room soundproofed, professionals will have to insert an insulating material in the walls and roof so the sound coming from the outside will not get inside. Typically, soundproofing in Ketchikan is usually done in recording studios to ensure no sound or noise will affect the recording. However, many homeowners are making their homes soundproof to reduce the stress caused by noise pollution especially in crowded residential areas or if they are living in the city. It is important that Ketchikan soundproofing is only done by professionals. They are expert in this job and you will be assured that they will deliver what you need. One more thing is even if they have to insert insulations in your wall, they will not compromise the aesthetic features of your room. Most professional installers use superior quality panels that come in many colors and designs. Ketchikan soundproofing is also good if you have a home theater. This will block away from the noise coming from the outside and will let you enjoy your viewing experience without any disturbances. Another thing to remember when you are planning your home’s soundproofing is that some plumbing and electrical wirings located on your walls and roof might get affected. But, if you hire a professional, these things can be easily dealt with.

Fair price breakdown

The cost of soundproofing a room in Ketchikan may include new materials, professional labor and the tools and equipment needed to carry on with the task. Materials used in Ketchikan soundproofing can cost around $150 to $300. Professional installation and labor cost is estimated to be around $200 to $350 and the tools needed can cost around $25 to $40. If the room is larger, the cost may fluctuate. Same with more complicated soundproofing projects. The cost can also be impacted if there are any insulation that has to be removed or any modification need to the current structure and surface of the room. With all these factors considered, you are expected to pay between $1,540 to $2,069 with an average of $1,500 for a soundproofing job in your home.

Estimated final cost for soundproofing

Item Quantity Fair Price
Soundproofing Insulation Cost 1282 Square Feet $905.34
Soundproofing Insulation Labor 12.8 Hours $827.68
Soundproofing Insulation Job Materials and Supplies 1200 Square Feet $72.08
Totals - Cost to Install Soundproofing Insulation - 1282 Square Feet $1,805.10
Average Cost Per Square Foot $1.50

Find the Best Costs on Soundproofing - Ketchikan, 99901

Soundproofing in Ketchikan can be slightly more expensive when the soundproof insulation has to be installed after the house is built. That is because it will already involve a lot of labor like the removal of drywalls and fix electrical wirings and plumbing. If you want to save costs, it is best to include your soundproofing project when you are still planning to build your house. That way, it can be incorporated in the installation of your home’s other parts.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough County Soundproofing FAQ

The most commonly soundproofing material used in many homes is drywall. It is relatively cheap and is a great source of mass that is important in soundproofing projects. You can also get damped drywall like SilentFX and QuietRock. Another kind of soundproofing material is the mass-loaded vinyl. It is a good source of mass but is a bit more expensive.

No. Modern soundproofing materials will not allow sound to get in or get out of the room that it insulates.

To get the best soundproofing solution, it is advisable to soundproof your windows too. Soundproof windows can put a damper on intrusive noise coming from the streets. It is most commonly used in apartments and houses in the city because of the noise created by vehicles.

Last Updated: Jul 29, 2017

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    Byron & Byron Drywall

    Rating: 57
    331 Dock St. 
    KetchikanAK  99901
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    Byron & Byron Drywall

    Rating: 63
    KetchikanAK  99901
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    Bakk Construction & Insulation

    Rating: 61
    KetchikanAK  99901
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    Work of Art Drywall & Construction

    Rating: 57
    HainesAK  99827
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    Kistler Drywall LLC

    Rating: 70
    637 Tower Rd. 
    KetchikanAK  99901
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    Bakk Insulation

    Rating: 63
    2900 Tongass Ave. 
    KetchikanAK  99901