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 Re: Draft coming through new vinyl windows

Author: Jacki (151.200.187.---)
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Thank you for you quick answer!

I have one other question, noise, I live on a street that has a lot of cars with their radios blaring. I mentioned my noise concern to the windows sales guy. He told me that "tempered windows" where not necessary and that the double-strenght glass would be enough. He did not tell me about laminated glass which may have helped with the sound more. My neighbors were saying that they have noticed a difference in the sound with their new windows, but I have not. I guess I was expecting to much with these windows and nothing is perfect.

Your thoughts?

Regards,

Jacki

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