What Types of Insulation are Available for Garage Doors?
Q: What types of insulation are available for garage doors?
A: There are generally two types of insulation used in garage doors:
Polystyrene (styrofoam), and
Polyurethane (spray foam).
How each one functions and protects your garage varies.
BENEFITS of Polystyrene (styrofoam) Garage Doors:
Can be added to non-insulated garage doors aftermarket.
Provides improved insulation to the garage.
Offers better energy efficiency over non-insulated doors.
DRAWBACKS of Polystyrene (styrofoam) Garage Doors:
Not as energy efficient as polyurethane insulated doors.
Leaves gaps without insulation in small crevices and other areas, like the door joints.
BENEFITS of Polyurethane (spray foam) Garage Doors:
Superior insulation over polystyrene insulation.
Fills in all gaps, crevices and other areas.
The foam bonds to the frame as it is injected in between the door for a solid, air tight seal.
Highest level of sound reduction.
Highest level of climate control.
DRAWBACKS of Polyurethane (spray foam) Garage Doors:
Not an option for aftermarket non-insulated doors.
Come visit our showroom to learn more about our environmentally-friendly polyurethane insulation, known as Neufoam™.