When the people I was with and I were designing our house, the people I was with and I decided to finish the attic space to use it as a guest dining room or hangout area for the kids, all of us knew the space wouldn’t get used a ton by us, but our kids would love entertaining their friends in the designated space.
All of us tried to make the room really recognizable plus fun plus the people I was with and I got the kids involved in the planning process, then ultimately, the people I was with and I decided to leave the HVAC duct plus pipes exposed on the ceiling along with the exposed beams, it was an industrial look that would be stunning, plus it turned out amazing.
A few weeks after the construction though, the people I was with and I observed that the kids weren’t using the space anymoreâ€¦ When the people I was with and I questioned them, they told us that the HVAC duct was too noisy, but every time the Heating & A/C system kicked on, the HVAC duct would rattle slightly plus the air was loud as it passed through, but this was something that we’d never anticipated, but the people I was with and I wanted to repair it so the attic space would be used again. After contacting our Heating & A/C company about it, he suggested the people I was with and I install HVAC duct insulation around the ducts. The insulation would act as a sleeve that hugged the HVAC duct plus it would absorb any unwanted noise. It also had added benefits of moisture reduction plus better air temperature. All of us were distraught it would take away from the look of industrialism, but it didn’t at all! The HVAC duct insulation sleeve was identical to the actual HVAC duct plus it blended right in.