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#6364394 - 07/10/16 10:55 AM egg crate sound proofing?
QuackerJacks Offline
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Registered: 09/27/10
Posts: 201
Has anyone done this? My concern is moisture and durability. Its a toss up between this and old carpet.

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#6364516 - 07/10/16 01:40 PM Re: egg crate sound proofing? [Re: QuackerJacks]
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Registered: 10/09/15
Posts: 115
Loc: Arizona
Styrofoam egg cartons are resistant to moisture but can be a fire hazard.
The paper pulp cartons get eaten by termites.
One of the best ideas I have seem was to use carpet and hang each piece by a couple of nails. This way it can be easily removed in the off season and not get nasty.

Mark

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#6364587 - 07/10/16 03:08 PM Re: egg crate sound proofing? [Re: QuackerJacks]
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Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 2308
Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
I had carpet on the walls and the mice loved getting between the carpet and wall. So carpet came down.

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#6364985 - 07/10/16 08:05 PM Re: egg crate sound proofing? [Re: QuackerJacks]
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Registered: 12/30/12
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We glued the carpet (the cheapo thin gray stuff from Home Depot) to the walls in all 12 of our blinds, it keeps the minor bumping around pretty dang quiet. I have never used the egg crate type of sound deadening, I bet mice would love that stuff. I am sure it would work good but sounds like a bit of overkill.
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#6367002 - 07/12/16 01:12 PM Re: egg crate sound proofing? [Re: QuackerJacks]
jimbob Offline
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Registered: 02/08/08
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Loc: Carrollton
Headliner MAterial work well too. It can be cheap on ebay.

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