I plan on having my treadmill indoors (as opposed to it being in the garage) in a bedroom.
Before moving it up there, what can I put down to lessen vibration noise ? I don't want to get the thing dragged up there to realise that it's going to make too much noise.
I've Googled for antivibration pads, but non of them (the ones I can find) do what I want them to do.
Any ideas folks ? I really would appreciate any advice at all.
I've got one in my bedroom and it's noisy and it smells. Oh no, wait that might be me.
Seriously, they are noisy, especially in the room underneath and you'll also get noise transmitted through the floorboards which may bother you neighbours (if you have any). The noise is mostly through your footfall. I do also find that the bedroom tends to smell, which I originally thought was sweat, but now think it's mostly the belt (I actually googled it and it seems a common problem). However there will always be the sweat side of things as well which isn't too pleasant to think about.
I always run with the bedroom windows wide open and a couple of fans pointed on me.
My bedroom floor is carpetted, and I've set the tready up on some folded carpet on top of plywood boards (to spread the weight acros a few floorboards) so it's sat on on 5 layers of carpet and some 3/4 plywood.
Thanks for all the replies folks.
It's all still in the planning stage at the moment because there's all the furniture to be given away from that room...
Hopefully I'll be able to let you know if the plan for extra carpet and the rubber matting works.
I'm still open to ideas tho' so please keep them coming
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