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Should I Replace My Windows?

Many of us have never purchased new windows. In fact, window repairs and upgrades are also uncommon. If your windows aren’t broken, why fix them, right? When finances are tight, it may seem difficult to justify home upgrades. Even when homeowners feel financially secure, the multitude of window companies and the myriad of window options available are staggering. This article answers the question, “Should I replace my windows?” We also discuss reasons to consider changing your windows, how many you should change at a time, which window types are available and factors you should consider while deciding. Why Would You Want to Replace Your Windows? There are a wide variety of reasons you might consider replacing, upgrading or otherwise changing your windows. One element to... Read More →

Sound Proof Installation Is Messy and Inconvenient, Right?

Pretty much no one enjoys it when a vendor or contractor leaves grease, saw dust, dirt and other messes behind after they’ve finished their work on your home. This kind of work is sloppy, unprofessional and it disrespects you and your home. At Soundproof Windows, our soundproof window installers prioritize cleanliness and clean-up with every job to keep your space pristine. Not only do we treat you and your property with the utmost respect, but we also pioneered an installation method that naturally leaves very little debris behind. In this article we take a closer look at how to soundproof a room from outside noise using the cleanest sound proof installation method in the industry. So Soundproof Windows Don’t Need to Create Construction Mess? We... Read More →

Do Soundproof Windows Really Work?

Many of us would prefer to have a quieter home. Whether you live near an airport, busy intersection, freeway, a construction site, a playground or a school, chances are you’re fed up with unwanted noise. You might have heard of soundproof windows or soundproof sliding glass doors, but you aren’t sure if they really work and if they are worth the investment. In this article we discuss the facts about soundproof windows and soundproof sliding glass doors. Are Soundproof Windows Really “Soundproof”? Many associate the word “soundproof” with silence. We’re not aware of any commercially available windows that stop 100% of sound, but our windows reduce noise better than any other product on the market. The first thing you need to know about soundproof windows... Read More →

Sound Proof Installation Is Easier Than You Think

Most of us enjoy a quiet home, a quiet office, a quiet hotel room, etc. Besides enjoying “the quiet” for quiet’s sake, many of us may not know the advantages of silence. We at Soundproof Windows know the value of a little peace and quiet. Noise, or lack thereof, can affect sleep, productivity and general happiness. Many of us long for quieter environments but think they are difficult, costly or a pain to achieve. This is simply not the case! In this article, we’ll discuss some of the maladies associated with noise pollution, the benefits of quiet environments and exactly how easy it is to create a quieter space. Noise Pollution Isn’t That Bad For Sleep, Is It? Noisy neighborhood parties, lawn care, pedestrians, school... Read More →

Sell Your Home Fast With Soundproof Windows

When purchasing a new home, what makes the house attractive or unattractive? Savvy homebuyers, home sellers and real estate agents often consider similar factors. Some of the things to consider are: the condition of the home, any upgrades made to the home, the functionality of the home’s parts, the landscaping, the heating and ventilation, the condition of the roof, the home’s insulation properties, the neighbors themselves, and the big one, the average noise produced near the home. People love quiet homes in quiet neighborhoods. In this article, we discuss how noise affects home sales and what can be done to mitigate noise. How Does Noise Affect Home Sales? Pretty much no one has ever said, “I’d like to tour your noisiest homes in your noisiest... Read More →

What Is the Ideal Hotel Window?

As populations continue to grow, especially in urban sectors, noise pollution also continues to grow. Casino hotels, resort casinos, and standard hotels across the world are tasked with designing rooms optimized for comfort, security, and functionality. Savvy room designers must consider which bed and bedding to purchase, which carpet or flooring, which drapes or blinds, which windows, which televisions, which refrigerators, which microwaves, which sinks, etc. As such, soundproof hotel rooms have become something for room designers to strive towards. One key component to the soundproofing of any room is the hotel window itself. In this article, we’ll examine what properties the ideal hotel window possesses. Characteristics of the Ideal Hotel Window While it may not be possible to address all of the following factors... Read More →

How to Soundproof a Room from Outside Noise

Okay, so you want to soundproof a room from outside noise. Whether you’re looking to soundproof hotel rooms, apartment complexes, condominiums, business buildings, or your own home, we at Soundproof Windows would like to offer some helpful information. In this article we’ll discuss sound-absorbing materials, sound-blocking materials, reverberation, and more. How Do Materials Absorb and Block Sound? Sound-absorption materials do not block sound. Sound-absorption materials reduce the bouncing and echoing of soundwaves in a given room. Sound-absorbers alter soundwave paths and convert the energy to heat. You’ll often see sound-absorbing devices constructed with foams and ‘squishy’ materials. Sound-absorbers are designed to reduce the reverberation in a room. Reverberation refers to the continuance of sound in a room after it was originally produced. When soundwaves get... Read More →

Tips to Isolate a Room From Outside Noise

Is it just us, or does the world seem like it becomes noisier every day? If you work a traditional 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. job, the rampant noise outside your home may not be a major issue in your life. If you are one of the many thousands of Americans who work outside traditional hours (first responders, medical professionals, servers, etc.), it may be more important for you to sleep during the day instead of at night. This article will describe methods you can use to reduce outside noise from entering your home, which objects in your home cause the most noise, and which building materials in your home can be used to mitigate noise. What Methods Can Be Used to Reduce Outside Noise... Read More →

What Are Storm Windows?

Optimizing your house, apartment, or condo is on many of our ‘lists’, but it’s sometimes difficult to decide which projects to tackle first. Do I get those beautiful hardwood floors? Maybe I should upgrade to granite countertops? Is it time to take a look at the insulation and windows in my home? When deciding which home project should be next, consider the aesthetic value and the utility your project will deliver. Storm windows are an inexpensive way to increase your home’s insulation value, but are they really the best window investments you can make? What Are Storm Windows? Storm windows are usually installed as a cheap, economical, alternative to single pane windows. “Storm Windows” are installed on the outside of the single pane window (usually... Read More →

Noise Pollution in the Top 10 Loudest USA Cities

It’s no secret that as the United States becomes increasingly urban, the corresponding noise pollution responds accordingly. Noise pollution due to air traffic, vehicle traffic, pedestrian traffic, and construction are plaguing the homes of many Americans. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics, a division of the United States Department of Transportation, updated its National Transportation Noise Map on June 12, 2017. The map allows users to see the noise generated in their particular neighborhoods. City dwellers need not suffer from noise pollution indefinitely. Soundproof Windows, Inc. can help reduce the noise entering your home by more than you’d think. The Top 10 Loudest USA Cities Baltimore, MD – The port of Baltimore and the densely populated urban areas case the high amount of noise for the... Read More →