If you are looking to convert your garage into another room adding spray foam insulation is going to be a must. If you like working in your garage on your cars all year round this is also going to be a good option for you. With this type of insulation, you will no longer have to worry about that oven that your garage turned into in the spring and summer. If you have read through other areas of the site you know already that this insulation is going to keep the room temperature a lot more even. It can make your garage actually a place you can live in!
If You Are Building A Room Out Of Your Garage It Is Just A No Brainer
Normal garage doors have a lot of joints where you can get water and wind going through. If you are just using your garage to keep your car, but you are not spending a lot of time there this is fine. There is really no reason to have to change that. When you are turning a garage into a room you don’t want to be sleeping or just watching TV while you have to deal with a wind chill or some rainwater that is pouring in, do you?
The Difference Can Be As Much As 10 Degrees
Since there is plenty of information online about how insulation your garage door can make the temperature inside your garage warmer people want to know how that is going to affect them. Around here, we are usually not looking to get warmer we are looking to get cooler. The simplest way that we can explain this is that in the summertime the insulation is going to trap most of the heat that is going to be coming in due to the excessive sunlight. In the winter you are getting rid of the wind chill effect entirely. If you keep the area well ventilated you can have a 10-degree difference from indoors to outdoors.
What We Do Actually Works
We want to address another one of the “myths” if you will that come from the information that is online. If you type in your browser garage door insulation you are going to see many videos that show you how to do this job on your own with very little investment in supplies and tools. We are not saying that all of the videos that are out there are wrong. In reality, though there is only so much that a sheet of foil or piece of styrofoam is going to be able to do. If you are looking for guaranteed results we recommend that you go with the pros.
Is It Worth It?
Yes, and you are going to be able to see the tangible and the intangible results fairly quickly. The intangible results are going to be present from the moment you walk in right after we are finished. For the tangible results, you are going to have to wait for your next bills to come in!