balcony railing noise

We have a really loud humming noise coming from our metal veranda posts and rails when the wind blows. It keeps us awake ... When the wind starts to vibrate it, there is no sound until the vibration frequency hits the internal frequency of the metal railing. ... Simply click here to return to Deck Railing Forum.

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The application of weather-resistant sound absorbing material (see. Appendix C) to these surfaces will reduce noise levels both on the balcony and in adjoining rooms. 2. While the total enclosure of balcony space is not permitted under City zoning regulations, it may be possible to increase the effective height of the railing.

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My new Transcend (floor and rails) is very noisy. Others have complained about a similar issue. It used to make a loud whistle noise in the wind. The no...

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In a recent article published by The Construction Specifier, author Mahmod Samman discusses the importance of ensuring that balcony railings meet wind loading requirements for the comfort (and safety) of guests and or residents. Samman also analyzes the wind-. induced, noisy rattling of certain types of balcony railing ...

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The howl of thunderstorm winds across a Marina City balcony is off-putting enough. They whistle through the metal railing like a pipe organ as they roar past the towers with the sound of a freight train. Every gust hitting the balconies is felt a split-second later as a sudden vibration in the floorplate. And then ...

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My wife and I recently built our dream home including a 575 square foot deck using Transcend with hidden fasteners. Shortly after moving in, we noticed ...

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Also try chasing them off, yelling and making loud noises. The one thing squirrels universally despise is noise. Scaring them away like this will gain you a short respite at the very least. Blow nesting squirrels with a leaf blower. When squirrels nest under your deck, the only way to remove them is to scare ...

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Q: I am putting a ground-level deck on a client's home that's located next to a busy road. Besides plantings, what is the best strategy for reducing the road noise on the deck? A: Dr. Bonnie Schnitta, president of Sound Sense, a company that specializes in acoustic engineering and consulting, responds: It ...

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Balco is the market leader in this industry we design, manufacture, deliver and install our own open and glazed balcony systems. Our balconies are .... Our open balconies and railing products give residents a fantastic opportunity to get out into the open. ... Many of us are exposed to unwanted noise all day long. On our ...

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The present invention relates to a harmonic stabilizer for use with porch and patio railings. More particularly, it relates to an elongated clip-on device for use with extruded aluminum, hollow, porch or patio railings, which reduces unwanted vibrations and noise due to resonance caused by natural and ...

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The first involves the construction of a barrier to the noise at a logical location relative to the space being protected. For example, to protect a yard, a solid fence around the yard may be appropriate, to protect a patio a “solid one side” gazebo or other structure may fit the bill. For a balcony, a solid balcony railing (whether ...

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Abstract It was observed that wind-induced vibrations had created destructive effects on corner balcony railings in an oceanfront condominium building. The vibrations of the railings caused disconnections of welds at the ends of the pickets, and noise was generated, which created discomfort to the residents of the building.

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Some sort of noise insulation stuff. Maybe plexiglass on one side to preserve the view? Of course, this would have to work in the summer too... Ideas? Here are the dimensions... and a picture of the balcony. 129" wide (approx 126" within the railings) 49" deep (approx 46" within) 43" height of railing.

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Every multi-family residence will have a set of rules regarding what you can, and cannot, have on the balcony. Some buildings prohibit gas or charcoal grills; some prohibit railing baskets. But even if your small balcony is attached to a single-family home, you'll want to be aware of safety issues like wind and ...

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When I walk on the deck I can hear the balusters vibrating (or at least it appears that way) and it echos through the vinyl railing structure. I still have to install the stair railings and the railing on a lower platform and would like to prevent the noise prior to installing the remaining railings. Any ideas on how to ...

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to balcony soffit. Closed solid balustrade. Standard open balustrade. Thick solid wall with fewer penetrations. Reducing noise and air impacts from road, rail and mixed land use — A guide for builders, designers and the community. 13. Planning stage mitigating external noise and air emissions. 2. Figure 2.7 Podiums act ...

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We just had our deck rebuilt, changing the warped wood for grooved composite boards held together by hidden fasteners. The new deck makes a howling sound when the wind blows. We ruled out the deck balusters and railing, so we know it is something to do with the decking. Our builder is as stumped as are we.

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I was recently emailed by Matthew W. Shepherd about a recording he made of wind whistling through railings. Unfortunately, Matthew didn't have the best recording equipment available, but you can still hear the tones above the general rustling wind noise. So how is the sound made?

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