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How to Soundproof Windows

How do I soundproof my windows? I can’t take the noise anymore! Does this sound familiar? Is this how you feel every morning when you wake up? (BEFORE your alarm, because of who-knows-what.) While there are many articles about best replacement windows, windows seals, soundproof panels, and DIY soundproofing, solving your noise problem for good starts and ends with Soundproof Windows. A Soundproof Window is a second window placed behind your existing window that opens and closes just like your current one – there is no need to remove or replace your window to eliminate noise problems. No construction mess or down time to install our soundproof windows. The noise problems are seldom the walls but are always the windows. Only in extreme noise environments... Read More →

Get Rid of Condensation on Windows

For good. Seriously. Soundproof Windows are the best replacement windows for stopping condensation on windows. And when we say replacement windows for your home, we really mean an attachment to your existing windows. We want to make life easier for you! Adding Soundproof Windows will: Reduce or stop window condensation problems Reduce condensation similarly to dual pane windows Window condensation is a difficult problem to predict, solve or guarantee. Entire books have been written about condensation, its various causes and how to prevent it. Soundproof Windows will significantly reduce your window condensation, and in many cases may stop it completely. Causes of Window Condensation Imagine this:  A glass of iced tea will usually sweat (condensation). If you put the tea in an insulated cup or glass it usually will... Read More →

Looking for a Soundproof Door?

Soundproof Windows not only specializes in supreme noise blocking technology – we also specialize in soundproof doors and soundproofing studio equipment. Soundproof Studios offers affordable recording studio windows and doors that count when details and performance matter. We are the number one choice for studio professional looking for premium door and window solutions for either acoustical steel doors or recording studio doors. Our recording studio acoustic steel doors have set new world records for noise abatement. We have an STC of 56 while staying with the door industry standard thickness of 1.75”. Standard thickness means we can accommodate any door hardware! Highest STC rating of any 1.75″ thick acoustical door Three stainless steel cam lift hinges standard Uses off-the-shelf locksets and hardware Wider doors for... Read More →

Soundproof Windows Double as 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 the primary house window). While you can opt for interior storm windows or exterior storm windows, like Soundproof Windows, storm windows are installed on already existing windows. Unlike Soundproof Windows, they do not prevent noise. Soundproof Windows double as storm windows and window noise blockers.  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. We can prove it! Our experience indicates that 75% noise reduction is sufficient in almost all cases. Our customers feel the noise reduction is very significant – and... Read More →

What Are the Cheapest Options for Soundproofing a Boardroom?

You have a few! Are you asking yourself what the cheapest options for soundproofing a boardroom are? Well, look no further. Soundproof Windows is the cheapest options for soundproofing your boardroom on the market today. We stop the noise. The constant distraction of noise can interfere with your work and cause miscommunication and frustration in the workplace. This can adversely affect your performance at school or work. Your relationships with others can suffer. 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... Read More →

Best Soundproof Windows

Avoid replacing your windows, that’s not the problem! Soundproof Windows offers the best soundproof windows at a fraction of replacing all the windows in your home, or office, with better results. There’s really no reason to replace your 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. You can get virtually ALL the benefits of replacing your windows PLUS reduce noise levels by 300% more than replacement windows AND avoid the headaches of double pane windows — for about the same price! Acoustically engineered to act as a sound barrier, Soundproof Windows offer most of the benefits of dual pane replacement windows and several benefits not available with replacement windows. Best Soundproof Windows After extensive research,... Read More →

Cheap Window Noise Blocker

We’re the cheap window noise blocker. And we have been for a long time. The best part? Soundproof Windows do not Remove or Replace Your Existing Windows. Soundproof Windows rehabilitate your existing windows! There is no need for window replacement. As a cheap window noise blocker, our services have been called upon time and time again to help our customers stop the noise in apartments, stop the noise in hotels, and even noisy roads that can be hurting small businesses. It may have been a great deal, but you’re paying for it! Use soundproof windows as your cheap window noise blocker. There’s no construction, they’re quick, easy, and painless, and installation usually takes less than 30 minutes. A Soundproof Window is a second window placed behind your existing... Read More →

What’s the Difference Between Sound and Noise?

What’s the difference between sound and noise? It’s really quite simple really. Sound is what you hear, noise is unwanted sound. Simple, right? While what some may consider being sound and others to be noise can differ (playing drums at 3 a.m. with no acoustic windows or studio doors to block noise), ensuring your musical prowess isn’t stifled but the time of day is important. 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. We can prove it! 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... Read More →

Will Replacing My Windows Actually Stop the Noise?

New windows may provide some improvement, but very few windows are designed specifically to reduce noise. You could go through all of the time and expense of replacing your windows and never really solve the noise problem to your satisfaction. An added drawback is that while new windows might provide some noise relief, they are not a viable long-term solution. Much of the noise that comes through windows enters through broken window seals. With age and the normal slight movements that occur in your home when temperatures change, all conventional window seals eventually fail. And that is why so many people deal with the noise rather than solving the problem. They either move or just learn how to tune it out. Which isn’t the best option... Read More →

Why You Need to Know What STC Is

In many cases, less noise will be coming through the Soundproof Windows than the walls. Most walls have an STC of 43-48, and our windows have an STC of 48-54. Soundproof Windows can go even further, with a few extra tricks up our sleeves, and several things can be done to increase the window STC values even more. STC stands for Sound Transmission Class. Basically, STC ratings are an established way to average how much sound is stopped by something. STC ratings are used for windows, doors, walls and most building materials. For windows, STC ratings range from 18 to 38. We’ve talked in previous blogs about soundproofing windows, how easy they are to install and their STC ratings, but why do we include the rating?... Read More →