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Author Topic: Window plugs and bass traps for someone who has run out of options  (Read 3477 times)


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My bedroom is on a busy road. I have had a new window installed it is the highest STC, I have then had another window installed behind the first window, which means that I have double windows in my bedroom. It blocks out most of the noise but I still hear low frequency noise (bass sounds) and high frequency noise like two wheelers that drive past my place at full throttle and then when someone plays loud music in their car I can hear it which is a pain when it is in the middle of the night.
The accoustics of my room are very bad (very little furniture, nothing to absorb the sounds). I was wondering whether bass traps would help to make those pesky low frequency sounds a little bit more bearable ?
Do you think DIY sound absorbing pannels would do any good to improve the accoustics of the room and absorb some of the noise ?
Would window plugs improve the sound proofing ?
There is quite a bit of space between the two windows so I guess that leaves me with some options. WHat would be the best way to improve the sound proofing of my bedroom knowing that the noise comes from the street therefore through the windows.
Which material should I use for the window plugs ?
Thank you in advance for your help

Randy S

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Re: Window plugs and bass traps for someone who has run out of options
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2016, 04:40:41 PM »

I need to know the room dimensions and I can tell you how much coverage you will need in order to improve the room acoustics.

Randy S.