If you're tearing open the wall to add insulation behind electrical boxes, you'll need tools to retape the walls, apply joint compound and repaint. If you’re installing acoustic board under carpet, you’ll need carpet stretching tools.
Required Tools for this Project
Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
This tool list is for every solution. If you're only doing a few these, you won’t need every tool.
Required Materials for this Project
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- Solid-core door
- Vinyl weatherstripping
- Door sweep
- Acoustic board
- Foam insulation
- 5/8 in. drywall
- 1 x 2 in. furring strips
- 3/4 in. rigid insulation
- Construction glue
- Resilient channel
- 3/4 in. screws