Sound Proofing India

Soundproof windows FAQ

How do I make my windows soundproof in India?

The best way to soundproof a window is to replace with a new window as the soundproof glass is thicker then standard window glass , the same cannot be fixed on existing window frame as it needs a thicker frame too.

How to make windows soundproof cheap?

Cheap glass with cheap aluminium can help in reducing the cost but will not be good for long run and also wont be as effective in blocking sound.

What is the cost of soundproof windows in India?

Soundproof windows cost between 650/psf to 1500/psf in Mumbai as of 2023

Are soundproof windows 100% soundproof?

Sliding or openable windows are never 100% soundproof. Fixed windows can be upto 100% soundproof.

Soundproof doors single or double

A double door will generally provide better soundproofing than a single door, but it depends on a number of factors, including the materials used, the construction, and the installation.


Double doors are typically made with solid wood or a combination of solid wood and MDF, which are both denser materials than the hollow core doors that are commonly used for single doors. This extra density makes double doors more effective at blocking sound waves.


Double doors are often constructed with a layer of soundproofing material between the two slabs of wood. This material can further reduce the transmission of sound through the door.


It is important to install double doors properly to ensure that they provide maximum soundproofing. The door frame should be made of solid wood and should be tightly fitted around the door. There should also be no gaps between the door and the floor or the door and the door frame.

In general, a double door with solid wood construction and proper installation will provide better soundproofing than a single door with hollow core construction. However, there are some cases where a single door may be sufficient, such as if the noise level is not very high or if the door is only used occasionally.

Soundproof windows types

Here are some of the most common types of soundproof windows:

  • Double-pane windows: 
  • These windows have two panes of glass separated by a spacer. The spacer is filled with air or another gas, such as argon or krypton, which helps to insulate the window and reduce noise transmission. Double-pane windows can reduce noise levels by up to 30 decibels.
  • Triple-pane windows: 
  • These windows have three panes of glass separated by two spacers. The spacers are filled with air or another gas, such as argon or krypton. Triple-pane windows can reduce noise levels by up to 40 decibels.
  • Laminated glass windows: 
  • These windows have two panes of glass bonded together with a layer of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) film. The PVB film helps to absorb sound waves and prevent them from passing through the window. Laminated glass windows can reduce noise levels by up to 50 decibels.
  • Storm windows: 
  • Storm windows are an additional layer of glass that is installed on the outside of existing windows. They can help to reduce noise levels by up to 20 decibels.
  • Soundproof curtains: 
  • Soundproof curtains are made from thick, heavy materials that absorb sound waves. They can be hung on any type of window and can help to reduce noise levels by up to 15 decibels.

The best type of soundproof window for you will depend on the amount of noise you are trying to reduce and your budget. If you are looking for the most effective noise reduction, then triple-pane windows or laminated glass windows are the best option. However, these windows can be more expensive than other types of soundproof windows. If you are on a budget, then double-pane windows or storm windows can be a good option. Soundproof curtains can also be a helpful addition to any window, regardless of the type.

Here are some additional tips for choosing and installing soundproof windows:

  • Choose windows that are made from a thick, heavy glass.
  • Look for windows that have a low air infiltration rating. This means that the windows are well-sealed and will not let much noise in.
  • Consider installing storm windows or soundproof curtains in addition to your new soundproof windows.
  • Have your windows installed by a professional. This will ensure that the windows are installed properly and that they will provide the best possible noise reduction.

With careful planning and installation, soundproof windows can help to create a quieter and more peaceful home environment.