How To Insulate Garage Door
If you are trying to regulate your garage to save on energy and on cost, you need to know how to insulate garage door. Proper insulation not only helps keep out the cold air during those winter months, and keep out the hot air out during those summer months, but it can also reduce the cost of energy bills. The overall temperature in your house can be affected when you insulate your garage door. It is possible for your to insulate your garage door yourself to save on cost.
To insulate your garage door you will need:
- polyurethane foam
- utility knife
- straight edge
- insulation kit (optional)
- foil tape
- Measure your garage door panels to maintain the width and height of the panels. Cut a piece of polyurethane foam for insulation using the straight edge with the utility knife. Make sure your cuts are between 1/2 inch and one inch wider then the panel to allow for room enough coverage to eliminate gaps in the insulation.
- Place the insulation into the garage door panel cavity by slightly bending it in place. Once the insulation is place inside of the panel use foil tape to hold it the insulation securely in its place. If the insulation is the proper size you can use it as a guide to cut the rest of the remaining foam to insulate the garage door.
- Completely insulate all panels. Continue to insulate all panels of the garage door until it is completely insulated. Double check the bottom of the door, edges and cracks to make sure that all the panels in the door is completely insulated and sealed tight.