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Author Topic: material for a lightweight window plug  (Read 5794 times)

Ariel Kaplan

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material for a lightweight window plug
« on: November 19, 2005, 09:53:20 PM »

I am interested in making a window plug for my baby's window.   She is a VERY light sleeper, and has a lot of trouble napping during the day because of outside noise (the biggest culprit being our next-door neighbor's hound dog, who barks about 10 feet from our house).  I am a little concerned about the weight of the plug, though... the window is about 4'x5', and I don't want it to be so heavy that I can't easily put it in by myself.  What kind of foam do you recommend that would be reasonably lightweight but still effective?  Thanks so much!


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Re: material for a lightweight window plug
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2005, 11:20:59 PM »

A window plug of the 2" thick foam, 4'X5' will weigh about 20 Lbs. (4X5=20) The link for options is at

BJ Nash


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Re: material for a lightweight window plug
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2009, 01:16:48 AM »

I realize this post was started years ago, but I am wondering if you made the plug and if it worked to help with the dog barking sound.

I am having the same problem. Just moved into my first home and the neighbors have a large German Sheppard that has a very loud deep bark, 8 feet away from both of my bedroom windows. Just wondering if the plug worked. Thanks!