Soniguard Drop Ceiling Insulation
Soniguard Drop Ceiling Insulation
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Soniguard Drop Ceiling Insulation

$1.79 / sq. ft. $7.15 / piece (4 sq. ft.)
Soniguard Drop Ceiling Insulation is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 10.
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Product Overview

Soniguard™ Drop Ceiling Insulation is dust, fiberglass, and itch free. Pre-cut for easy installation, it will dramatically increase both the acoustical properties of your Ceilume ceiling, and the thermal properties of any drop ceiling.

SEE the difference.
Open the box and your new, snow-white, thermal bonded polyester insulation rises to greet you. Greenguard Gold Certified for indoor air quality. NO FIBERGLASS, no dust, no particles, no mess - Soniguard is the cleanest insulation you will ever use, and it's already perfectly pre-cut to rest above your drop ceiling panels.

FEEL the difference.
Have you ever handled insulation? Soniguard will banish those bad memories. Hold your new insulation up to your cheek, rub it on your bare skin; with Soniguard there is no itching and no scratching... nothing but the velvety feel of the best insulation product ever. Not only that, once it's installed, Soniguard's 6.0 R-value will help any room feel warmer in the winter and cool in the summer - and that will feel good to you AND to your pocketbook!

HEAR the difference
Placing Soniguard above your Ceilume Ceiling Tiles will dramatically improve their acoustical performance, reducing both in-room noise and sound passing through your ceiling.

  • Installation Type: Standard 15/16-1 in. grid
  • Dimensions: 2 ft. x 2 ft. x 1.5 in. (nominal)
  • Material: Fiberglass-free, thermal bonded polyester
  • Warning: Will not work with direct mount grid

If you are to use the soniguard tiles on say - every other one or every 2 in about a 2000 sq ft basement - I realize it won't have the exact effect...but will it still minimize the sound well enough?

Asked by: jda
There's an old song that says "A little bit of something is better than all of nothing". intuitively we know that installing Soniguard in every other square of your ceiling layout will help with sound reduction, but we don't have actual test results to quantify exactly what the level of NRC would be in a space with that installation.
Answered by: The Ceiluminary
Date published: 2020-05-11

What is the R value of the drop ceiling tile

Asked by: Eddie
Ceilume ceiling tiles have very little R-value on their own. Adding Soniguard Drop Ceiling Insulation increases their R value to R-6.0.
Answered by: The Ceiluminary
Date published: 2020-04-22

Are these tile plenum rated?

Asked by: Grant Co
Ceilume's Soniguard Drop Ceiling Insulation is intended to be installed on top of ceiling tiles to add additional acoustic and thermal insulation to an existing or new ceiling tile. Ceilume's IAPMO ER-310 specifically excludes the use of Ceilume ceiling tiles in a ceiling that is using the space above as a plenum air return. There are no such restrictions placed on the Soniguard Insulation however, Soniguard has not been specifically rated or tested for use in a plenum.
Answered by: The Ceiluminary
Date published: 2020-02-28

What is theNRC OR STC

Asked by: Lsuri
The Soniguard Drop Ceiling Acoustic Insulation is made of a nonwoven, bonded polyester that is meant to be installed on top of a Ceilume ceiling tile. Since it can't be installed by itself, we do not have NRC or STC ratings for the Soniguard as a stand alone item. Ceilume's Feather-Light tiles (.013" thick) have an NRC of .25 and an STC of 10 when installed by themselves. When installed with Soniguard, the NRC is .50 and the STC is 13. Ceilume's Signature tiles (.030" thick) have an NRC of .15 and an STC of 15 when installed by themselves. When installed with Soniguard, the NRC is .30 and the STC is 18.
Answered by: The Ceiluminary
Date published: 2019-01-28

What do you recommend for can light fixtures with respect to installation? Any with holes already cut in the middle?

Asked by: Darrell
Soniguard can be cut using a sharp pair of scissors. When installing Soniguard above a ceiling tile that has a can light fixture in place, you will want to cut a large enough hole to fit around the entire fixture, not just the 4-6" opening. This will allow the can light to sit properly above the tile without deforming the tile. We do not recommend using Soniguard with any fixture that uses a Halogen light bulb. Ceilume does not offer any Soniguard with pre-cut holes.
Answered by: The Ceiluminary
Date published: 2018-12-21

Is 2 x 2 ft. the only size they come in, or could we also get 2 x 4 ft. to fit the drop ceiling tiles we already have?

Asked by: Aaron
Ceilume's Soniguard Drop Ceiling Insulation is only available in a 2x2 size. You'll need to order 2 pieces of Soniguard for every 2x4 tile in your ceiling.
Answered by: The Ceiluminary
Date published: 2020-04-11

If I am getting Ceilume 2x4 foot ciling tiles can I use these by putting two on each piece or will it cause the ceiling tiles to bend?

Asked by: jewel
Ceilume 2x4 tiles can support the weight of the Soniguard Drop Ceiling Insulation. For best results, we recommend installing the tile first, and then placing the Soniguard on top of the installed tile from an adjacent ceiling opening rather than trying to lift the tile into place with the Soniguard already resting on top of the tile. Feel free to give us a call at 800-57-0654 to discuss your installation.
Answered by: The Ceiluminary
Date published: 2020-04-11

I have a sample of the Soniguard Insulation tiles and am wondering which side is the bottom or rather goes against the ceiling tile and which side would point toward the roof? Thanks

Asked by: Bill
Hi Bill. The orientation of the Soniguard doesn't matter; there is no top or bottom. Just put it in place above your tiles and let it work its magic.
Answered by: The Ceiluminary
Date published: 2018-04-24
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I got Ceilume drop-ceiling insulation, and it's *awesome!*. I liked it so much I got a second order for another room. I got it for sound insulation, and while I'm happy that I was cautioned it wouldn't give much sound suppression from neighboring offices (to keep my expectations modest), it's at least a 50% reduction in sound... probably closer to 60-70%. It's particularly good with higher frequencies, which tend to penetrate walls more. I can no longer make out the content of words in my neighbors' conversations; it's just a muffled sound of voices. I've told my landlord about it, and they may use it for other offices with noise problems. It proved to be a very cost-effective, and so far effective, solution. Five out of five!
Date published: 2015-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I just wanted to tell you how very pleased I am with the soniguard insulation. You were very cautious in advising me, but I find that my unscientific assessment is about a 50% reduction in noise from adjacent rooms, despite this being insulation installed over the ceiling! I'm beginning to wonder how this compares to pink fiberglass in terms of heat insulation and cost... Any idea? Anyway, thanks again--it's rare that you're much more pleased than you thought you'd be when you bought a product. Very cost-effective versus competition, too!
Date published: 2015-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We installed the Ceilume ceiling in a reception room at our church. We have gotten so many compliments on the look of the ceiling and folks are so happy with the reduced sound with the soniguard, that we will be purchasing more of the Stratford latte tiles in the near future. The reception room still needs to be furnished, but when it is, will take photos and forward them. Several folks have asked for your website, and I have told them how very easy installation is- am a 62 yr old handy-lady and did the install on existing grid myself, in a day. Keep up the good work!
Date published: 2015-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A one product. After purchasing Ceilume tiles along with the insulation panel we had a relatively easy installation! There were a few learning curves such as how to install can lights and speakers. But found ways to incorporate this modification. Trimming an cutting tiles was easily accomplished with a very fine finished look. Thanks.
Date published: 2017-11-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Insulation sound barrier I purchased this product to eliminate or dramatically reduce the sound transfer from one office to the next. It is being reported that there is little to no difference now that they have been installed. The only locations that the product was not installed is over 2-2x4 lights.
Date published: 2018-03-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to work with I installed this when I replaced an older acoustic drop ceiling in a basement. The old tiles were stained and sagging. I hope that this product will suppress the sound between floors. Its very easy to work with and cut. At $1.79 sq/ft its not inexpensive
Date published: 2017-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fix for my office I added the tiles to the ceiling in my office and it provided sound deadening as well as reduction of overall echo within my space. This is a clean product and takes minimal time and effort to install.
Date published: 2019-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to install Easy and helps with noise and temperature. I installed most of it and I’m a 75 year old great grandma.
Date published: 2019-06-02
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