Noise is a fact of life, but for those living in London, UK, there is another option. Thermal insulation is an available alternative to eliminating noise completely.
Online PR News – 18-January-2010 – – Unobtrusive, Effective And Fully Customizable Glazing Nearly Eliminates Street Noise, Adds Thermal Insulation
London, United Kingdom - January 17th, 2010 - Noise is a fact of city life of course and outside, there's simply no escaping some level of traffic noise and snatches of the conversations of passersby. We accept this as part and parcel of modern life - but of course, we'd rather not have the sounds of the street follow us indoors to our homes and workplaces. However, it's not necessary to line your walls with soundproofing tiles or to cover every surface of your home in thick pile carpet in order to get a little peace and quiet.
The family owned London company City Sound has been providing London with secondary glazing for more than 40 years now; something which can reduce noise from outside by up to 80% compared to older sash windows without this additional glazing. That, obviously, is quite a difference in itself.
However, secondary glazing does more than simply reduce the noise level inside of homes and offices. This procedure can also dramatically reduce heating costs by providing additional thermal insulation, trapping warm air inside of the building and keeping out the draughts which often lead to higher energy bills. It's their expertise in providing cost-cutting, environmentally friendly, noise dampening and attractive glazing which has made a name for the Smith family who have owned and operated City Sound for forty two years.
Since secondary glazing can be custom made to fit any windows in which it is needed and is extremely unobtrusive once installed, this has become the chosen method for the owners of listed buildings and historic homes to save energy and add a little peace and quiet while preserving the original appearance of their buildings. Since maintaining the original look of the building is required in some areas, City Sound has found their services very much in demand as Londoners seek out environmentally friendly and money-saving ways to cut down on draughts, their heating bills and of course, unwanted street noise while receiving expert quality and craftsmanship.
For more information on City Sound and their secondary glazing, thermal insulation and sound proofing solutions, please visit: http://www.secondaryglazing.org.uk