How To Sound Proof A Timber Joist?

How To Sound Proof A Timber Joist?

Kristen Lubbe
May 5, 2011

Q: My girlfriend and I recently bought a timber loft in Ukrainian Village in Chicago. We're having a serious sound issue with our neighbor. We sometimes hear them as if they are in the room with us. We just installed an extra layer of dry wall with Green Glue which helped some of the sounds but I believe the sound is really coming through gaps in the corner where the timber joist is. Suggestions in sound proofing this?

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