Published: Friday, 23 February 2018 17:54
Written by Big Mike Parks
When most folks think about adding insulation to their home they think about rolling out thick layers of foil-backed insulation in the attic or even upgrading the insulation in their exterior walls. Some will look to new double or triple pane windows to help keep precious heat inside the home where it belongs. While these are definitely good ideas there’s another part of the house that should never be overlooked when it comes to insulation efforts: the garage. In this article we will discuss the many benefits and then move into tips on how to do it.
The Return of High Energy Prices and other Reasons to Insulate the Garage
Non-Insulated - R0
Polystyrene - R10
Polyurethane - R17
It wasn’t too many months ago that oil was hovering around $30 per barrel. Today however, it’s back above $50 and the cost of heating your home has risen in lock-step. The best way to prevent rising energy prices from overwhelming your budget is to make sure heat is not escaping needlessly into the atmosphere through poorly insulated walls, including those in the garage. Below we’re going to look at some of the many benefits of having a well-insulated garage including, of course, those lower energy bills.
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