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Author Topic: Blocking low car noise from 30mph streets  (Read 2904 times)

tqh

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Blocking low car noise from 30mph streets
« on: May 14, 2015, 11:34:47 AM »

My bedroom has a window overlooking a local street with 30 mph speed limit so the noise from the street is not bad. However I can tell clearly when a car passes by. Currently the room has some kind of cheap dual pane glasses from the previous owner. Do you think it is possible to block the car noise *completely* (so it is really hard to tell whether there is any car passing by) if I add another layer of window, use some soundproof glasses, or use magnetseal? Thanks much!

Randy S

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Re: Blocking low car noise from 30mph streets
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2015, 06:23:34 PM »

No such thing as 100% soundproof...
Use the magnaseal with 3/8" acrylic with the greatest air gap in between.
or
install a second operable window if you have the room.

Randy S.