How can I insulate a bedroom closet?

Cynthia Riggins
by Cynthia Riggins
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I have a closet off my bedroom, nice size, but freezing in winter.. not insulated, in Spring, I intend to have it done on outside, how do I get it warmer on inside?
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  • Gail Gail on Jan 02, 2017
    I would try either sheet Styrofoam, and or the quilted aluminum foil that comes in big rolls. Lowes and Menards sells that, and I have used moth methods for various insulating jobs at my old farmhouse.

  • William William on Jan 02, 2017
    If you use sheet Styrofoam or any similar insulation it must be covered. It is against fire code to leave it exposed.

  • Monicae Monicae on Jan 02, 2017
    put your insulation on the cold wall and make a false wall that will make the closet warmer

  • William William on Jan 02, 2017
    Generally closets are not heated or connected to the home heating system, so even with insulation they still remain cold. I assume in the spring you will have blown in insulation installed in the walls from the outside. This will help in reducing the cold, but not completely. My only suggestion is to leave the closet door slightly open to let the room air warm it up. If the door/doors are solid you can get some heating return air grills, cut openings in the bottom of the door/doors, and mount the grills to let air circulate.