We control a lot of things about our home: from the way it looks, the way it feels and to even the way it smells. It’s only natural we would want to be able to control the way it sounds in our homes, as well. Distracting noise from highways, trains and loud neighbors and animals easily filters into the spaces we want most undisturbed, and this can be especially frustrating. But there is an easy solution: noise-reducing windows.
What are these exactly? These windows use specially designed, laminated glass to further reduce noise transmission between the bustling outside world from your home and allow for a peaceful, quiet environment. They work hard to reduce noise vibrations similarly to the way one may stop a musical triangle from vibrating with their hands. These windows also take advantage of thicker glass and extra air space between the panes to disseminate extra noise pollution. As the windows work to break up distracting noise pollutants happening outside, you’re able to focus on the sounds inside that really matter.
When looking for superior noise reduction in your windows, it is crucial to pay attention to the Sound Transmission Class rating, or the STC, of each window. The STC is an established, universal way of measuring how much sound is blocked out and is used for windows, walls and most other building materials. The higher the rating, the less sound is able to pass through the material. Most windows have an STC of 18 to 33. A window company will be able to provide the STC necessary depending on the amount of surrounding noise.
In order to find out which noise-reducing windows best fit your home and allow you to enjoy a serene and tranquil environment, contact Window World TX and schedule a free in-home consultation.