Noise Reduction Windows
Buying Guide for Noise-Canceling Windows
Purchasing new windows is a big investment in your home, so it’s worth researching your options to find the replacement windows that are best for you. Many homeowners are looking for noise-canceling windows that help cut down on noise pollution from outside. Whether you live near a busy highway, railroad tracks, or a crowded neighborhood, noise-reduction windows can greatly improve your home and your quality of life. Here’s everything you need to know about investing in noise reduction windows for your home.
What Are Noise Reduction Windows?
Noise reduction windows go by many names. They may be referred to as soundproof windows, sound-reducing windows, noise-canceling windows, or another variation. All these terms refer to windows that are specifically designed to block outside noise from getting into your home.
How Are Sound-Reducing Windows Made?
Sound-reducing windows are made with numerous insulating features to make them highly effective at blocking out noise. At NewSouth Window Solutions, these features include:
- Double-pane, double-strength insulated glass united (IGUs)
- The best-performing Low-E glass available – eVantage™ 366 and 340 Low-E Glass
- Argon gas fills between every pane of glass
- Non-metallic spacer systems for enhanced warm-edge performance
- Premium, extra-thick uPVC vinyl frames
- Weather stripping mylar fins
- Fusion welded mitered corners
Together, these features create a highly effective window system that is ENERGY STAR® rated and offers enhanced insulating benefits to block out noise from outside.
What Window Styles Are Available?
NewSouth Window Solutions proudly offers noise reduction windows in single-hung, double-hung, sliding, picture, specialty shape, and casement window styles to suit your preferences.
Why Choose Noise-Reduction Windows?
There are many reasons why noise-reduction windows are a top choice for homeowners. They can be particularly beneficial for those living near an airport, interstate, racetrack, concert venue, sports stadium, or other noisy area.
The noise-reducing benefits of our insulated windows can also help ensure you get a good night’s rest. There are numerous benefits to getting a good night’s sleep, and having the right windows installed in your home is one of the best ways to create an environment that’s conducive to uninterrupted rest.
Additional Benefits of Noise-Reduction Windows
Noise-reducing windows offer a variety of benefits beyond helping to block out noise from outside too. These windows are great for:
- Energy efficiency – The insulating features that make these replacement windows so effective at blocking out noise also make them highly effective at reducing thermal transfer for a more energy-efficient home environment.
- Impact resistance – When you opt for noise reduction windows that are also resistant to impact, you’ll enjoy the peace of mind of knowing your home is protected against inclement weather.
- Protection against intruders – Noise reduction windows are also harder for people to break into, so they help enhance the security of your home and protect against intruders.
- Extending the life of your HVAC system – The efficiency benefits of sound-reducing windows can help reduce strain on your HVAC system, helping to extend its lifespan.
- Enhanced curb appeal – When you choose noise reduction windows for your home, you’ll also benefit from the enhanced curb appeal that attractive, new windows can provide.
What Are the Best Windows for Noise Reduction?
The best windows for noise reduction will include a variety of features that will enhance your home inside and out. Some of these features are:
- Insulation – Double-pane glass with Low-E glass coatings and argon gas fills provide the heavy-duty insulation you need to block out noise.
- Easy maintenance – Windows that require constant upkeep to keep them looking and performing at their best are not a great option for busy homeowners. Instead, low-maintenance windows that offer reliable performance are a better solution.
- Customizable designs – Opting for noise reduction windows shouldn’t mean compromising on the aesthetics. You’ll still want to have customization options to choose the window style, frame color, grid pattern, and other design elements that suit your preferences.
Another important factor in ensuring you get the best windows for noise reduction is choosing the right window installation company. Your new windows will only look and perform at their best if they’re properly installed, so you should carefully consider the workmanship and quality of installation being offered in addition to the features of the window product itself.
How Effective Are NewSouth Windows at Reducing Noise?
At NewSouth Window Solutions, our replacement windows are highly effective at reducing noise and have been carefully tested for their performance capabilities. In particular, our noise-reducing windows offer the following performance:
- ASTM E1886-05/E1996-05 FBC Sections 1609.1.2 and R301.2.1.2
- Meets missile level D, excludes Miami-Dade HVHZs, meets impact for select coastal zones
- SHGC .14-.15-eVantage 340™ Glass, .19-.21 eVantage 366™ Glass
- Florida Energy Code Compliant for all Florida Counties
Our noise reduction windows are highly effective at blocking noise from outside, preventing cave-ins due to sudden impact, and enhancing the energy efficiency of your entire home.
How Are NewSouth Noise-Canceling Windows Installed?
NewSouth Window Solutions takes pride in offering the highest level of workmanship throughout the window installation process. We use trained and certified technicians who have advanced skills and expertise in all window replacement best practices. We’ll ensure your noise-canceling windows are properly installed and secured so that you’ll be able to maximize the great benefits of your new house windows.
Learn More About Noise Reduction Windows
Have more questions about the features and benefits of noise reduction windows, or ready to get started having these windows installed on your home? Contact NewSouth Window Solutions today for more information.