Noise suppression

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    I'm trying to cut down on the noise coming from the street into my master bedroom. Which DIY material do you think is best for noise suppression to put in my windows? Styrofoam, plywood, drywall, can't be too expensive cuz I ain't made of money.
     
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    Styrofoam but glue it in place because loose it vibrates.
     
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    Egg cartons
     
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    cheap soundproofing materials - Google Search
     
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    Do you leave the eggs in or out?
     
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    Leave them in. Cheap and handy rotten egg ammo to fling at obnoxious neighbors
     
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    /—-/ A 12 guage fired out your window at the offending party should do the trick. But hey that’s just me.
     
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    Privacy fences cut street noise by more than 50%
     
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    Joe Biden, is this you? Anyway, my problem is basically traffic noise, got a stop sign a hundred feet or so down the street which people sorta slow down for and then hit the gas. Them motorcycles can get pretty loud sometimes.
     
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    Let us know how it goes.


    I have a stop sign so the bikes starting again can be the worst part
    they roar off
     
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