How to Counteract Noisy Neighbours with DIY Adjustments and Soundproof Windows

Noisy neighbours pose a problem for those who want to obtain restful sleeps and sound relaxation times. Those who just cannot stand them do not need to move out, they simply need to perform a little Do-It-Yourself (DIY) soundproofing to counteract the said problem.

Contrary to many beliefs, soundproofing does not need to cost a lot. In many cases, even acoustic materials can be utilized to dampen unwanted noise and drastically reduce unwanted noise before they reach the inside of the house.

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Reducing noise is not that difficult and even individuals without proper training can achieve it by creating thick obstructions that can prevent unwanted noise from coming in.

Those who want to achieve effective as well as efficient soundproofing do not have to spend a lot since items inside the house such as huge furnishings, carpeting, thick drapes, and even carpets can slow down noises or buzzing sounds.

While the aforementioned options are essential in terms of soundproofing, those who want to reduce unwanted sounds more extensively may utilize soundproof windows.

Soundproofing Windows

Soundproof windows can be achieved the DIY way by sealing the spaces around the windows (from the outside to inside) with the use of insulating materials. Also, weather or caulking materials can be utilized to cover the holes, cracks, and gaps that surround the window.

Those who do not have thick draperies should purchase some and place them on the areas surrounding their windows. They should be made of thick materials to make sure that unwanted noises will diminish before they enter the house.

On the other hand, those who have extra money may opt to replace their old windows with double-paned soundproof windows. They can install them the DIY way or they can contact reputable companies to have their personnel perform the window soundproofing tasks. The latter is a wise investment since it can ensure that proper soundproofing will be achieved and will be enjoyed for a very long time.


As mentioned throughout this paragraph, soundproofing does not have to be difficult and expensive since it can be performed the DIY way. Also, the fact that there are a myriad of insulating materials that are sold on the market make soundproofing more affordable and more accessible than before.

In the end, it can be concluded that the said setup is not only for rich and have unlimited budget, it can also be enjoyed for those who live on modest salaries.

Kylie is a writer by day and a blogger at night. She loves to write about home improvement, tips, how-to’s etc.  


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