There is a construction site next to my bed room and especially low frequency sounds resulting from heavy machines and vehicles enter my bed through its four legs. As I am a side-sleeper the vibrations end up on my ear through the mattress.

What would be a reasonable construction of layers or materials that I could shove under each of the four legs to prevent sounds from being lead into the bed?

  • Anything very soft, really. Folded towels might do the trick. However, you might find that the sound isn't coming through the bed legs at all. Low-frequency sound moves a lot of air, even through walls. – isherwood Feb 5 '16 at 16:06

I don't think it's practical to come up with a definitive answer without experimentation, but I would try these:

  • sheets of rubber, such as what is sold in the plumbing section of the hardware store, maybe folded over a couple times
  • sound isolating feet sold for washers/dryers

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