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Old 01-29-2012, 02:52 AM   #1
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I have two heat vents coming out from the walll connected to house basement seps go from this garage also. there is a front door and a back door only going out, turned into rec room and overhead garage door closed off. where should I install a cold air return it is always cold out here. should i put more heat vents out here also? about 300 sq. with also a back room added to this it was like a enclosed patio which is totally closed up no windows throughout either? any suggestions?

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Old 01-29-2012, 04:18 AM   #2
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just a raw garage turned into a rec room your trying to heat a brick..might consider a add on heating unit,and what insulation does the room have if any.the garage door is going to suck the heat might want to insulate the door with a wall of insualtion/plastic sheathing and sheet rock

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By closed off. Do you mean you have a wall framed up against the door.
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The garage door is framed off and insulated. The whole garage has insualtion and wood walls. We used a space heater last year and our electric bill went through the roof!!!
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Run supplies to furtherest wall, and return at inside wall.

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