I will be building a house in MA and I need landscaping advice.
My land is very close to a highway - so I am planning to plant mature
evergreens to block the noise. I would like them to be 6 ft tall and
What would you recommend and how much approximately should I budget for
80 ft frontage?
On Jan 22, 2:33 pm, email@example.com wrote:
Some plants/trees are more sensitive than others to exhaust from
automobiles, so if it's a busy highway and/or your trees will be in
close proximity to the road, that might be another thing to consider in
deciding what to use.
You probably won't get much noise attenuation from trees or shrubs --
a solid berm or wall will do much better. You might consider windows
especially designed for noise reduction -- I know they're out there, but
can't give you any details. Choice of building materials may also help--
the houses I've been in with ICF walls have been very quiet (ICF: those
styrofoam giant lego blocks filled with concrete).
zone??? frankly, cost is VERY local, so call around and ask in your neck of the
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