Soundproof Blog

Where is the Sound Actually Coming From?

This is a question we get asked quite often, and more often than not, when people begin to try a DIY approach to soundproofing their homes or studios, they end up spending money and material that is not needed, or the material is put in the wrong spaces in the studio or home. The first step in solving any noise problem is to identify where the noise is entering your environment. Studies of hundreds of offices and homes show that a far greater amount of noise comes through the windows, not the walls. While many people spend thousands of dollars on “soundproofing” the walls of their buildings, laboratory studies show that more than 90% of all the exterior noise comes in through doors and windows.... Read More →

How Does Soundproof Glass Work?

Soundproof Windows do not Remove or Replace Your Existing Windows, they help make your windows better.  The windows are the major noise problem in over 90% of the cases. Our soundproof windows are second windows placed behind your existing windows. Our windows insulate, stop drafts, soundproof and more. They open and close just like your existing windows, and offer more benefits than replacement windows – at a significantly lower cost. What About Double Pane Windows? While double pane windows do stop a little more noise than single pane windows, IGU (dual pane) glass is not very effective. In a quiet environment, it becomes very quiet. In a noisy environment, you hardly notice the difference. Our secret to a truly soundproof window? Laminated glass.  But, that’s... Read More →

Advantages of Sliding Glass Doors, Save Your Hearing

Soundproof Sliding Glass Doors are the easy fix to your noise issues. And we have the largest selection.  Soundproof sliding glass doors are as effective as our soundproof windows in stopping noise. Like our soundproof windows, what we do is add a second sliding glass door that does even more for sound and security. A sliding glass door or patio door, is a type of large glass window opening in a structure that provides door access from a room to the outdoors, fresh air, and copious natural light, but can also bring some things you may not want… a TON of noise. We solved that, though. Our soundproof doors can be mounted inside or outside your existing sliding glass door. The room with the sliding glass door is almost always in the coldest and draftiest... Read More →

Important Information About Dual Pane Windows

First of all, you don’t need them. If you have them … Soundproof Windows can double their life expectancy, though! If you don’t own dual pane windows, we can help you avoid them. Life Expectancy of Dual Pane Windows Guarantees aside, the life expectancy of dual paned windows is less than 15 years. This number represents a reasonable life expectancy of the best dual pane windows. Guarantees are a serious concern within the glass industry. It is either a huge liability for a company or it is a guarantee of repeat customers, depending on how the guarantee is written. Given the true life expectancy, you will be replacing all the glass and/or the windows after 10-20 years. There are two exceptions where you may not... Read More →

Window Coverings That Block Noise

Getting new windows is a pain. And that, friends, is why so many people try to ‘live’ with all that noise outside. The dogs, the construction, the train, the airport, you name it! There is a stigma around replacing your windows, as many people think it is time invasive and construction in the home is just annoying in and of itself. Well? Our windows don’t require any sort of construction and can be completed within one day. Our experience indicates that 75% noise reduction is sufficient in almost all cases. Our customers feel the noise reduction is very significant – and definitely enough to end the noise ‘problem’. No more need to raise voices or adjust TV volumes to tune out the noise. Now you... Read More →

Is Your Home +Pre

Soundproof Windows are do more than just block noise, they provide extra insulation to your home, hassle free. Our soundproof windows allow you to change the inside appearance of your windows without changing the outside appearance. Available in many custom colors (at an additional cost), our soundproof windows soften the often harsh brown-bronze color or appearance of your current windows. In a double pane windows, the two pieces of glass are coupled within the same frame and vibrate together – like the two tynes of a tuning fork. The air space does very little to retard the vibrations. The glass is usually rather thin. The insulation values in double pane windows are much better than single pane windows. Also, glass has certain sound frequencies that... Read More →

How Do I Soundproof my Windows?

Actually, with one of our windows, it’s a piece of cake. Soundproof Windows has been in the soundproofing game for a few decades, and because of this, we’ve pretty much mastered our soundproofing technology. We tried and failed, worked with a variety of technicians (what great things don’t come with failure?), but eventually, reached our perfect patent to answer the question, “How Do I Soundproof My Windows?” So, what is it? Well, we can show you, here, but we’re happy to explain it. Soundproof Windows does not remove or replace your existing windows, and that was the goal. We wanted to create a product that was easy to install, easy to operate, and of course, functional. We know our customers were already annoyed by the... Read More →

How Soundproof Windows Inc. Cuts Through the Noise

There’s plenty of noise in the soundproofing industry. Here at Soundproof Windows, we can see right through the false claims and unrealistic expectations set by other companies. Here are five ways we cut through the noise to address your sound proofing needs Soundproof Windows, Inc. offers the highest STC (Sound Transmission Class) ratings in the industry. Many companies will say that STC ratings are not important, and that’s usually because their windows do not have one. In other cases, they only have the glass tested, rendering the results inconclusive. Soundproof Windows goes through the process of having and independent lab test both our glass and frames to deliver a superior product to your home or business. Our soundproof windows are easy to install. Contrary to... Read More →

Quiet the Neighbors, Quiet the Dog – Relax this Fall

Quiet the Neighbors, Quiet the Dog – Relax this Fall The seasons are changing – and although it seems a little quick, the time we spend indoors is going to increase quite a bit. Don’t you want to enjoy your favorite football team this season in peace? Whether the living room and company get rowdy over the game will no longer be a concern, the construction outside, and the dog next door won’t affect your big screen anymore, if you’re using Soundproof Windows. A Soundproof Window will reduce noise levels by 75-95%. Our soundproof windows will reduce noise levels significantly which is not possible with dual pane or replacement windows, and we can prove it. A Soundproof Window is a second window placed behind your... Read More →

Soundproof Windows for Busy Hotels

Noisy Hotels Are a Thing of the Past It is all too common to stay at a hotel in a larger city, one you may not necessarily be familiar with, to find that your hotel is right in the heart of the bustle and you can hear EVERYTHING. For hotel owners, this is not only frustrating, but can really influence their bottom line. That’s where Soundproof Windows for hotels comes in. Soundproof Windows does not remove or replace existing windows, but rather rehabilitates the existing hotel windows, and the benefits are many. Not only are Soundproof Windows approved for historical hotels, but we have never been turned down by any historical authority. Our windows work so well that our STC tests have shown an STC... Read More →