Author Topic: Temporary solution for windows  (Read 2373 times)

guitarsanddrums

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Temporary solution for windows
« on: December 01, 2012, 10:54:54 PM »
Would something like 1lb mass loaded vinyl sheet duct taped over window openings offer any significant improvement in sound blocking through windows as a quick temporary measure?  Would any old duct tape hold it in place?  Two windows are each approx 38 h x 52  w inches which have dual pane windows. There are heavy curtains over them as well(but that just helps reduce reflections in the room not blocking sound).

Longer term, I was looking at going for magnetic or gasket window inserts with optical acrylic rather then glass.

johnbergstromslc

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Re: Temporary solution for windows
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2012, 12:21:11 AM »
It would definitely help, but don't expect miracle results.  It would be equivalent to putting up a sheet of 1/4" drywall.  Not gonna give you complete quiet, but it may knock it down 10 dB over glass alone...

Gorilla Tape would hold a lot better than generic duct tape.