Soundproof Existing Windows
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How to Soundproof Existing Windows

Soundproof and hurricane windows can be an excellent upgrade If you have the luxury of building your home from scratch, they provide a reasonable amount of peace and quiet from outside street noise, loud neighbors, barking dogs and the like. But what about those of us who are renting, or have purchased an older existing […]

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How Traffic Noise Affects Your Sleep

If you live in the city, close to an intersection or highway, you are probably very familiar with the plethora of traffic noises that can interfere with your sleep and keep you up at night. Even if you have become acclimated to some of these sounds, chances are your sleep is still affected. Life with […]

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Soundproof Your Laundry Room

There are few sounds that can be as annoying, or disruptive, as a laundry room in an apartment or home. Whether it’s the clicking over from the wash cycle, the dryer rumbling  at low frequencies, or the finishing buzzer, laundry room noise can wake you from a sleep, keep you from falling asleep and even prevent […]

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Using Soundproof Blankets to Reduce Noise

Why Use Soundproof Blankets? Renters and homeowners can use soundproof blankets to shield their homes from annoying outside noises such as traffic and loud neighbors. People can also use soundproof blankets to reduce noise within the home by preventing a lot of sounds from coming into one room from another room. These are a temporary […]

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Soundproof Windows – How Effective Are They?

How Well Do Soundproof Windows Work? Soundproof windows are an expensive and sought after upgrade to any home. They provide several benefits: Low maintenance:  Letting in less dust, dirt and bugs than standard, more “old-school” windows. You won’t find yourself cleaning spiderwebs out of the windowsill every week. Energy efficient: Since they reduce the amount […]

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Sound Absorbing Panels For Your Office – How do they work?

Offices tend to be built with tile floors, plaster walls and plaster ceilings. These hard surfaces allow for sound from things like fax machines and printers to bounce around and echo which creates bothersome noise and distracts employees. By installing sound-absorbing wall panels, suspended sound-absorbing ceiling panels and static dissipative carpeting, noise is greatly reduced […]

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Appliances Decibel Ratings Infographic – With Soundproofing Tips

Appliances are often the loudest noise source in a home. Of these, there are several that are particularly bad offenders, such as blenders, dryers, and refrigerator pumps. Ever wonder how they compare to one another? Check out our infographic on Loudest Appliances and Electronics in your home. Compare against other common noise levels Soundproofing Your […]