Do you own a music school or have a music room in your school? Do you have children that are musically inclined but you feel they are too loud when they practice? Have you thought about installing soundproof glass in your home? It’s the solution to all your noise problems. Soundproof glass prevents the majority of noises from travelling to other rooms. They’re also great to install for houses that are close to airports or major roads. Though they’re excellent at cutting out noise, soundproof glass still does let in a little bit of noise.
Experts on glass like ALS Glassworks balustrades say that the thicker the glass pane, the better the soundproofing. Thicker glass prevents too much vibration. The bigger the obstacle, the harder it is for sound to pass through. Another way that glass can be soundproofed without having it too thick is by heat gluing plastic to it. There could also be a plastic lining installed between two panes of glass to give another obstacle that sound has difficulty getting through. This makes the glass panes stronger as well to give it good safety ratings. The lower end windows have soundproof rating of about 30 or less but the best rated windows are 40 or more. A rating of 40 or more means that almost 90 percent of sound has been blocked. The thickest glass would not be the most practical for regular home windows so get something that will fit in the windows yet is thick enough to block out most sounds.
If you own a music studio, it’s best to get ones that have plastic laminate on them and thick glass. The more protection the better. For home windows, double paned glass is great for noise reduction and it doubles as an insulator as well.
Soundproof glass is used to block out sound so that it doesn’t enter certain areas. Installation of soundproof glass requires excellent planning as it needs to be perfectly installed. A great sealant should be used. To get the most out of soundproofing, it’s best to also take other measures not just soundproof windows or glass panes. Insulating walls and floors are effective methods to help block out sound as well. If you can afford it, drywall or sheetrock are perfect walls for soundproofing.
Before buying anything, do your research to see if companies’ claims that their soundproofing products are superior are true. Make sure the products you buy for soundproofing will work in your home or studio.