HI how to insulate a garage door

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Total PITA, but we about got it licked now. We are working our way from the bottom to the top and we passed the hardest part the lock and handle.

The NASATech insulation made both my wife and I sweat just working with it, the stuff is crazy reflective. You get near it and you can feel YOUR OWN heat reflecting off of it back on to you. The ATA tape my Son gave me is just as strange... You stick it on and as soon as you peel off the paper it's like super sticky shrink wrap. Whatever the tape touches is bond for good ain't no peeling it of at all.

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Well the NASATech insulation is finally secured on the door. Next I need to spray foam the sides and she'll be insulated.
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Worked right to left, cut full 16 foot. Like it said the tape ATA tape is like some kind of science experiment. As soon as you peel the paper it does some weird reaction with the air and anything that comes into contact with it gets stuck for good, ain't never seen any thing like it. I know what I'll use for mouse boards now though :lol:

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Even though it's freezing outside and the wind is wicked from the north, my wife and I are comfy in the cave at 68 degrees with the heat pump. No way this could have been possible without insulating the garage door. Most definitely time and money well spent. Sometimes my ideas work out, other times not so much. This time, the old space between my ears, did real good :) hopefully this little homestead improvement thread, will help someone in the future.
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