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Is the most common noise complaint in residential areas

Traffic Noise

The average noise level of traffic ranges from 

74 dB to 92 dB

A leafblower is about 90 dB

DOES

Soundproofing

DIY

WORK?

DIY Soundproofing

It can work if your noise problem is mild. However, in most cases, this is insufficient.

How To Select Soundproof Windows

Minimum cost maximum results

Type Of Glass

Choose laminated glass a.k.a acoustic glass which are 2 pieces of glass held together with a layer of resin

Type of glazing For your windows

Single  Glaze

Double  Glaze

Triple  Glaze

Triple glazed windows performed marginally better than double glazed window but with significantly higher cost. Therefore our pick is double glazing

Glass Thickness

The thicker the better

In double glazing, choose glass of different thickness

Air GAP

Ensure the air gap in your double glazed window is at least 50mm but not more than 200mm

Window Style

Hinged is Better than Sliding

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