There was a time when insulated garage doors were seen as extremely important for homes only in colder climates. How can a home in Phoenix Arizona benefit from an insulated garage door? There are a number benefits that insulated garage doors can provide, regardless of the local climate. So, today, we are sharing some things to consider if you are thinking about replacing your garage doors.
1. Heat Transference – Of course, insulated garage doors can help your garage from reaching freezing temperatures. However, the principal function is reducing heat transfer. Your garage is a living room sized space used not only for keeping your car, but also as a workshop, recreation area, and more. Insulated garage doors improve comfort, keeping your garage warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.
2. The Vestibule Effect – Your garage acts as an antechamber, an entryway into or buffer space between the interior parts of your house. Insulated garage doors will help improve the energy efficiency of the conditioned parts of your home. This is especially important if there is a bedroom, home office, or other living spaces above your garage.
3. Noise Reduction – Another consideration with an attached garage is noise reduction. Not only does an insulated garage door provide improved climate control and energy-efficiency, if you live in a noisy neighborhood on a busy road, the insulation will help to keep the noise out. Additionally, insulated garage doors tend to create less rattling noises when opening and closing.
4. Strength and Durability – Overall, the added benefit of an insulated garage door’s construction is increased strength. A single layer steel door is nowhere near as strong as an insulated door. With double or triple layer construction, insulation creates much more durable steel garage doors. As a result, the door panels can better endure the regular stress of opening and closing, as well as the ability to withstand certain impacts.
Do you have questions? What haven’t we covered yet that is important to you? If you would like to talk about installing an insulated garage door, or a related topic, please contact us.