Drier Drywall Quiet Solution and Georgia-Pacific have teamed up to produce a great product for basement home theaters. QuietRock DensArmor Plus 528 is coated with a fiberglass scrim that makes it much more moisture-resistant than paper-faced drywall — plus it has a sound-attenuating core. According to the makers, the 5/8-inch-thick panels have an STC rating of 50 and can be cut with conventional drywall tools. Their suggested retail price is about $100 per sheet. Quiet Solution, 800/797-8159, www.quietsolution.com
Unless they’re living in a dorm room, most folks don’t want speakers cluttering their living space. ACP’s Onsia Sound Panels install inside the wall, behind a picture frame, or in a drop ceiling. The panels don’t need grilles because sound emanates from a vibrating panel rather than a traditional speaker cone. In-wall 50-watt versions sell for...
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