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Insulating Garage Doors

Insulatingthe garage, will keep it warmer in the winter and cooler in thesummer. Same for the garage's adjacent room.
***Bonusadded: it will also reduce street noise too***
Ourtwo car garage is right underneath our upstairs bedrooms, and rightnext to our bedroom, so we knew we had to do something about that.
Replacingthe garage doors would be nice, but not necessary, so the very nextbest thing was to insulate the garage doors.
Weread a lot of info, and what we settle on
doingwas using this a reflective foil insulation. It comes in rolls andit's easy to cut
(scissorsor knife).
Forthis to work properly, there is a need to create an "air pocket"between the actual door and the insulation.
For the step instructions click on link

To see more: http://frugalaintcheap.blogspot.com/2013/02/insulate-your-garage-door.html

Ask the creator about this project

  • Vicki
    Vicki Smyrna, GA
    on Jul 10, 2013

    ty for sharing. I do have problem with garage door being so hot and so cold. when it is too hot and my garage door won't open.

  • Ophelia S
    Ophelia S Clermont, FL
    on Jul 15, 2013

    Contact Scott Shiver, Owner of Premium Roofing & Restoration at 407-704-9125. We have a family owned business specializing in energy saving products. We spray- apply radiant barrier systems to garage doors as well as in your attic lowering your power bills. Licensed and insured. Call today for a free estimate. We love to help people save money! www.insulationorlando.com or www.premiumresto.com

  • Gigi Holcombe
    Gigi Holcombe Vine Grove, KY
    on Nov 21, 2013

    Where do I go to buy the insulation

    • Daniela N
      Daniela N Nashville, TN
      on Nov 21, 2013

      @Gigi Holcombe I bought it at Lowes. It comes in rolls

  • Carolyn
    Carolyn Ladys Island, SC
    on Nov 21, 2013

    So how do you create the needed air pocket between the door and the insulation? By NOT taping it?

    • Carolyn
      Carolyn Ladys Island, SC
      on Nov 27, 2013

      @Daniela N Thank you. I will try this on my garage door.

  • Evelia Sowash
    Evelia Sowash Dayton, OH
    on Nov 26, 2013

    i like how it cleans up the other side. Nice idea!

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