Unless you live in the countryside with your closest
neighbors a ways, you might have
nights where you don’t sleep the greatest because of all of
the sounds outside. Whether it is from
dogs barking or street gatherings, there are a variety
of ways to decrease the sound and get a peaceful
night of sleep.
If you are not searching for replacement
curtains that muffle
sound may be a cheaper route. The best curtains
can help drown out noise on a budget. With a
host of ways to do it yourself,
you can sleep soundly and save money at the same time. Many stores also sell curtains that help block out light
and dim the noises around you. You can appreciate this in loud cities on nights where you are home after a long night or trying to unwind.
Replacement windows could also be a good choice.
You can notice unexpected
results that won’t require you to use headphones or ear plugs to get some rest every night. Double or triple-paned windows with
sound control glass* are good choices for noise control,
with the added positive outcome of energy
efficiency. If your windows aren’t
double-paned, it is highly suggested to consider
replacement windows. If replacement windows aren’t in your budget, start with a
quick look at the caulk around your windows. Window
maintenance could help muffle outdoor
It is also ordinary where the outdoors
may not be your problem; many
apartment buildings have bare, thin walls. If the bothersome sound is coming
from inside of your building or home, taking measures to muffle
the sound coming through the wall can be an aesthetically appealing fix
on a budget. Just like curtains, there are ways to see
results on a budget with many DIY choices. Whether
you desire a pop of color or a simple backdrop, the
sound reducing addition can be a design
element as well. Get creative and add a piece of your lifestyle
into blocking sound. If you love reading, build a large book
case and reduce sound by using your collection of
For more pointers on how to tackle
unwanted noise, contact McComb Window & Door at 317-983-5642, or come to our
Muncie showroom to speak with our Pella experts.
* Sound control glass has either dissimilar glass
thickness (e.g. 3mm/5mm glass) or has laminated glass.