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Default My garage is COOL

I insulated my garage by blowing cellulose into the walls and laying
rolls of fiberglass down over the ceiling. I insulated the door with
styrofoam garage door insulation panels from Home Depot. I also
installed a 24000 BTU mini split A/C. I can now cool my garage down
into the 70s very fast no matter how hot it is outside. Today it got up
to 96 degrees. When I got home from work my garage was 82 deg. I
turned on my A/C and it was 74 in about 30 minutes. I used to have a
portable A/C in my garage. It would run all day and would not drop the
temperature below 80 no matter what the temp was outside.
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I insulated my garage by blowing cellulose into the walls and laying
rolls of fiberglass down over the ceiling. I insulated the door with
styrofoam garage door insulation panels from Home Depot. I also
installed a 24000 BTU mini split A/C. I can now cool my garage down
into the 70s very fast no matter how hot it is outside. Today it got up
to 96 degrees. When I got home from work my garage was 82 deg. I
turned on my A/C and it was 74 in about 30 minutes. I used to have a
portable A/C in my garage. It would run all day and would not drop the
temperature below 80 no matter what the temp was outside.


Hope you didn't leave the flammable stuff exposed (styrofoam etc) or it
can quickly get "hot" and nasty in there...
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Hope you didn't leave the flammable stuff exposed (styrofoam etc) or it
can quickly get "hot" and nasty in there...


While it is required by code to be covered, it is not considered a flammable
material. It is treated with fire retardant additives.


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George wrote:
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I insulated my garage by blowing cellulose into the walls and laying
rolls of fiberglass down over the ceiling. I insulated the door with
styrofoam garage door insulation panels from Home Depot. I also
installed a 24000 BTU mini split A/C. I can now cool my garage down
into the 70s very fast no matter how hot it is outside. Today it got
up to 96 degrees. When I got home from work my garage was 82 deg. I
turned on my A/C and it was 74 in about 30 minutes. I used to have a
portable A/C in my garage. It would run all day and would not drop
the temperature below 80 no matter what the temp was outside.



Hope you didn't leave the flammable stuff exposed (styrofoam etc) or it
can quickly get "hot" and nasty in there...


Are you talking about the garage door insulation? If so, I just
followed the directions that came with it. One side has a vinyl coating
that faces out. It's the same stuff sold on insulated garage doors.
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I insulated my garage by blowing cellulose into the walls and laying



No frig w/ ice cold beer?? pfft...


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You either have more money, or a completely opposite type of wife than
I. During the best of conditions, my swamp cooler won't get it any
better than 20 degrees below outside temps. But I can rotate a
14-footer end for end! Tom

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Where'd you get the 240k BTU mini split AC from?


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