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Diagnose, & cure noisy floors, flooring, or floor structures
     

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Building floor, flooring & floor structure noise troubleshooting: causes & cures.

What are the causes and what are cures for floor and flooring noises such as noise of people walking, squeaks, creaks, or plain noise transmission?

These articles discuss building noise control: how to inspect, diagnose & cure noise or sound problems in homes or commercial buildings. We also discuss methods of sound or noise control in buildings during construction or as a building retrofit.

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Flooring and Floor Noises in buildings

Antique wood floor (C) Daniel FriedmanFlooring and Floor Noises in buildings are most often due to construction details, less often due to potentially unsafe structural movement or damage such as movement due to rot or insect attack.

To read about methods of controlling the transmission of sound from a floor to areas below or nearby
see FLOOR NOISE CONTROL

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