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The Value of an Insulated Garage Door

Since your garage door opening is usually the biggest in your home, it can also be an area of extreme heat and energy loss. This results in drafty rooms in the winter, hot and humid living areas in the summer and a lot of money wasted on heating and cooling. Many homeowners, especially those located in areas with temperature or weather extremes, may wonder if they should insulate their garage door to help alleviate these issues. Insulating your garage door provides many benefits in addition to saving you money by increasing energy efficiency.
When buying an insulated garage door, there are several things to consider. Garage doors can be insulated with polystyrene or polyurethane insulation. Polystyrene is a fine choice, but polyurethane is the preferred option. One reason is because it expands to completely fill the area between the panels. This results in a stronger, more durable garage door, and it quiets the operation of the door. 
Insulated garage doors are also resistant to the rus…