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Foam Board Insulation is Great for the Garage

polystyrene foam board insulation

Although foam board insulation can be used in almost any part of a home, this material is particularly well suited for a garage space where exposed walls and ceilings need insulation with ease of installation. The most obvious reason for installing rigid board insulation in your garage is the heating and cooling efficiency gained by using it. It reduces heat conduction through a garage’s structural supports such as wood and steel wall studs. Another benefit is the materials used in making this insulation act as a vapor barrier, and help eliminate damp walls and floors, cutting down on the chance … Continue reading

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A Tight Garage Door Bottom Seal – Choose the Right Products

garage door bottom seal

Getting the perfect garage door bottom seal is not as hard as you think. The important thing is to remember that this is a two step process: the seal and the threshold. If either one of these is not chosen well than it may mean cold or hot air, dust, insects, rodents and other unwanted things may find their way into your clean garage. Preliminary Plans The common time of the year for a homeowner to think about a garage door bottom seal replacement is during the summer. During the warmer months it is easy to forget the rainy, slushy … Continue reading

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Garage Door Insulation Adds Comfort While Saving Money

Foil insulation being installed

The addition of garage door insulation should be one of the first considerations when renovating a garage. In almost every home with an attached garage its heating and cooling needs may be overlooked. Beyond the regular insulation needed for a garage’s walls you need to also consider garage door insulation to finish off the energy efficiency of the space. A home’s garage, of course, does not need to be kept cool or warm, but you and your family do. In many homes featuring a second story, a living space is most often located above a garage (whether finished or unfinished). … Continue reading

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