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Old 12-07-2012, 08:04 AM   #1
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I have a vinyl type product garage door. 4 panels that are straight open and across, 9 feet long and 16 inches wide with no edges to tuck in any blanket type insulation similar to what is in the Owens Corning Kit. I came across a product at my local home depot called "Reflectix".

1. Would this product work for my door?

2. If it will help warm up the garage a bit should I leave a pocket of air behind or attach it directly against the door and secure with the tape they also sell at home depot for this product?

Thanks for any tips? I can take a pic if necessary.

Paul

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I just use 1" blue foam attached with constrution adhesive made just for foam.

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Update:

I ended up using a product today called "Ayr-Foil", fairly easy installation with an air pocket on each panel. Way brighter in the garage thats for sure. May take a day or so to see if the temp is warmer.
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Check with your local AHJ, blue foam board requires covering for fire-stopping, the foil-faced may not. Though it may require positive fastening, other than adhesive.

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