Marcus Hiles Stepping Up Sound Insulation Practices At Western Rim

Marcus Hiles Stepping Up Sound Insulation Practices At Western Rim

The desire for a more tranquil environment in existing properties is increasing in cities across the U.S., with professional sound proof technicians “busier than ever as consumers search for quiet,” according to the New York Times. A persistent issue of dense, hi-rise apartment properties is the consistent noise from surrounding units being heard in others. Music, footsteps, and even talking have the tendency to bleed through floors and walls, bothering adjacent neighbors. Marcus Hiles’ strategy involves implementing effective soundproofing methods as before residents ever move in, eliminating any potential sound problems from the outset. Each new Western Rim project features double-thick walls separating homes, and 18 inches between floors underneath. The space between walls and floors is completely stuffed with cellulose, an efficient, optimal sound-muffling material (compared to the standard fiberglass insulation that other developers utilize). This proactive approach creates an ideal living space where residents enjoy the benefits of a noise-free home.

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