Insulated Garage Doors Avon Lake OH

Keep cold drafts out and energy in with garage door insulation. Garages are notorious chasms of heat loss. Typically, a garage isn’t finished like the rest of your home, because, let’s face it - it’s really just a car and equipment shelter. As such, however, it usually is not well-insulated, doesn’t have finishes like drywall or carpet, and there’s often no HVAC duct work running heat to it.

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Pella Window & Door Co
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If staring out your windows at a howling cold winter day can send shivers down your spine, it might not be the weather - it may be a draft entering your home through your garage door.

Garages are notorious chasms of heat loss. Typically, a garage isn’t finished like the rest of your home, because, let’s face it - it’s really just a car and equipment shelter. As such, however, it usually is not well-insulated, doesn’t have finishes like drywall or carpet, and there’s often no HVAC duct work running heat to it. Adding insult to injury, most garage doors are poorly insulated, if at all.

This winter, perhaps your resolution should be to improve your home (and comfort) by having your garage door professionally insulated. When a contractor comes to insulate your garage door , he or she will most likely take several measures to ensure that the door provides a nice, insulated, air-tight seal to keep drafts and cold as far from your home’s interior as possible.

Right on Track

One aspect of insulating the garage door will be to keep drafts from coming in through the sides of the door, where the support rails typically stand. Those tracks must stay free and clear, or else the door won’t operate properly. A contractor may be able to build a small shell around the sides and back of the track, so that any draft that enters that spot can’t make it further into the garage. He or she may also install reflective insulation around th...

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