Are Insulated New Garage Doors Worth It?
If you need a new garage door, you may want to consider insulated new garage doors. These doors offer superior temperature control for residential garages. If you have temperature-sensitive items in your garage, adding insulation to your garage door or installing a new garage door with better insulative properties than your current door could make sense for you.
In the video posted here, the host of the video installs a DIY garage door insulation kit in his steel garage door. This kit is designed for homeowners to install themselves and comes with small panels of foam insulation. The insulation is lightweight so it won’t strain the garage door opener. It can be installed in just a few hours at most.
After installing the insulation, the host of the video measured the indoor and outdoor air temperature of the garage for a week. The insulation made a two- to three-degree difference in the temperature in the garage, which amounted to a 15 to 20 percent difference based on how cold it was outside. These results were significant enough for the host of the video to be happy with the project overall, but he did mention that other products may provide superior results.