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Tips for quiet nights in a big city: isolation, ear plugs, ...

If you live in a big city you have probably found that there is a lot of noise and that this can make it hard for you to sleep. This can be a problem for a lot of people as many people are not getting enough sleep as it is. Fortunately there are some pretty simple things that you can do that will make it easier for you to get to sleep in noisy environment.

The first thing that you are going to want to do to help you to sleep in the big city is to try to block out as much of the noise as you can. This means that you are going to have to keep your windows closed. If you have central air conditioning this shouldn't be a problem but if you don't it can lead to some warm nights. If that is the case the best thing that you can do is to close the windows in your bedroom and leave some of the other windows open.

Another thing that you can do to help you to sleep if you live in a noisy area is to take steps to sound proof your bedroom. This does not have to be a big deal involving a bunch of extra insulation. In most cases simple making sure that there are better seals on the doors and windows will be enough. Not only will this make your home quieter but it will also make it more energy efficient so it is a win on two fronts.

Earplugs can be good way to help you sleep if you live a big city but you need to be aware that many people find them to uncomfortable. This can defeat the whole purpose since the discomfort can make it hard to sleep. Using earplugs on a regular basis can also result in a buildup of ear wax so you are going to want to be careful about that. It is as good idea if you are going to use earplugs to get a good set of reusable ones rather than the cheap throw away ones. This will make using them more comfortable.

One thing that you will find if you live in an area that is quite noisy is that you will eventually get used to sleeping with the background noise. When you first move in you will think that you will never get to sleep but after awhile you won't even notice the noise anymore and should have little trouble in getting to sleep. If you find that you still can't get to sleep you are then going to want to look into some of your other options to drown out some of the noise so that you can get a good night's sleep.