Garage doors are there to offer a buffer between the elements and your garage space. They keep the rain out, the snow, and all the physical things that can enter your garage, but without insulated garage doors, they don’t keep out the cold or the heat. The garage door opening is a big hole that allows the cold and heat to escape through it, so you should consider getting garage doors that will reduce the amount of cold and heat that enters in. Insulated garage doors are a bit costly, but here are a few reasons why they are worth the investment.
- Energy Efficient and Saves You Money- The temperature outside can have a big impact on the temperature inside your house through your garage. Then, your heater/AC system is running more trying to keep up with the quickly rising and falling temperatures. Insulated garage doors can reduce the airflow that seeps into the garage and help regulate temperatures in not only your garage, but in your house as well. This will save you money on your monthly bills and help your heating and cooling system to last longer, too.
- More Durable- Insulated garage doors are more durable and can stand up to a lot more things than normal garage doors. Your garage doors have to stand up to a lot of different things that can damage them, such as denting from cars, children riding bikes, physical activities outside or inside the garage, and other things that can damage your doors. Insulated garage doors are made with stronger material and can hold up against rough use better.
- Enjoy the Quiet- The insulation in insulated garage doors adds strength to the doors and reduces the creaks of the garage doors as they open and close. On some garage doors, their panels can vibrate and create noise, and the ones that do not have insulation are the most prone to this. Garage doors that make little to no noise are especially beneficial if you have someone living above the garage or if it is your main entry point into your house.
As mentioned before, insulated garage doors are costly, but as you can see, they can save you money down the road and they are longer lasting, which means you will not need to replace them any time soon. If you are ready to switch your current garage doors to insulated ones, call us today at 31-W Insulation and we can help you get started.