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Feb 10

Sounds of Fury!



I have pets. I love my pets. I love my pets a lot! Too much some have said.


The 4th of July and New Year's Eve are difficult for them and me because firecrackers are legal in the suburbs where I live. My babies don't do well on those two occasions. Until now....


I discovered THIS... soundproof weather stripping.

It's meant for doors but I used it around my windows to reduce the sounds of the firecrackers. It doesn't block out the sound completely but it reduces it significantly such that my cats don't scatter - and I put a little jazz music on as well to act as 'white noise'. This past New Year's eve was actually pleasant.

Again, it's meant for doors, so if you have noisy neighbors, people who use buzz saws at 6:30 am on Sunday, who hang pictures at 10:30 at night, this will help! :)



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