Double Glazed Soundproof Windows
Double Glazing an existing window means adding a secondary retrofitted acoustic window or magnetic panel within the internal window sill. Replacing your window with a traditional double glazed window is not the solution. The air gap is too small to effectively reduce noise. It is all about the air gap! The optimal air gap for acoustic double glazing is 70-100mm from the existing window to the secondary retrofit window. This will achieve a significant reduction in noise.
Acoustic double glazing can reduce noise transfer by up to 70% and significantly reduce heating and cooling costs. Retrofit our acoustic secondary glazing to your existing windows or specify our solutions on new projects.
Soundblock Solutions provides the supply and service of double glazed secondary soundproof windows in Sydney (NSW), Adelaide (SA) and Perth (WA).
Soundblock offer two retrofit solutions to create an acoustic double glaze window system for noise reduction and thermal insulation – Acoustic Aluminium Double Glazing and Magnetic Acrylic Double Glazing
Hearing is believing
Hear for yourself how much difference double glazed windows can make to your home, apartment or office.
How are our Retrofit Double Glazed Windows installed?
To successfully soundproof your windows you will need to have a sufficient distance between your primary window and the edge of your internal window reveal. Ideally this gap is 100mm. This will allow an acoustic secondary window, either our Soundout Aluminium window or Soundblock Acrylic Magnetic window, to be installed to effectively to provide an overall Rw of 40-43db.
Often there are vertical, venetian or roller blinds exactly where our secondary retrofit window needs to be positioned to achieve the best noise reduction. In these instances we can reposition the blinds for you. The exact method will depend on your blinds and their brackets or fittings. We can also easily extend your window's air gap by fixing primed timber to the wall. This technique can also be applied when shutters are already in front of your windows as the inevitably will need to be relocated to ensure the air gap is maintained. Without the air gap you will not get the noise reduction you are seeking.
Soundblock are the experts in noise reduction and have installed double glazing retro-fit solutions in many residential and commercial applications. Double glazed windows will help in noise reduction and thermal insulation.
Acoustic Aluminium Window Double Glazing System
This system reduces the transfer of noise from outside to inside. These retrofit sound proof windows can be specially manufactured to meet specific size requirements.
The Soundout Aluminium Window System is a secondary glazing system creating a double glazed unit to reduce noise transmission through existing windows up to 70%. As well it provides a thermal barrier.
Other features are:
- Custom designed to suit all existing applications
- Acoustically tested as a secondary glazing unit with 100mm air space using 6.38mm laminated glass. The Rw rating of this retrofit window system is approximately 41dB.
- Available to take up to 10.38mm laminated glass
- Powder coated aluminium frames
- Easy access for cleaning as all panels slide
- Suited for homes, units, offices, hospitals and other buildings
- Easy to install
- Conditional 7 year warranty
Magnetic Acrylic Windows Double Glazing System
Double glaze your windows by retrofitting an internal acrylic window placed and held on a PVC sub frame by a continuous magnetic strip set into a PVC channel. The double glazing acrylic window is sealed in place, creating an air space with the existing window, thereby producing an insulating barrier. Optical clear acrylic is used which will not yellow or craze.
The Soundblock® Magnetic Window System has been tested by a NATA registered laboratory. They have measured the magnitude of improvement that Soundblock® can provide when used in conjunction with a conventional openable sliding window. Similar improvements in performance may be anticipated when Soundblock® is used with other types of windows.
The laboratory testing has confirmed that when an existing window is equipped with the appropriate Soundblock® configuration, its sound attenuation performance will be dramatically improved, and you will hear the difference.
Full test results are available here. Acrylic Window Testing