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What Is an Insulated Garage Door?

Insulated garage doors are stronger, more durable garage doors that mainly do what their name implies — insulate your garage as well as your home. Temperature control is one of the many benefits of insulated garage doors.

Insulated Garage Door R-Value

The R-value of a garage door is the efficiency with which your garage door blocks heat. A garage door with a higher R-value will be a better insulator, and those with lower R-values will allow more air in from the outside. Insulated garage doors have high R-values, and, depending on the kind you get, are far more effective at keeping your home comfortable than typical garage doors. What is the difference between insulated and uninsulated garage doors? The R-value can show you real statistics about the ways insulated garage doors perform.

How Do Insulated Garage Doors Work?

How Do Insulated Garage Doors Work? Insulated garage doors have an added layer of steel and insulation materials, making them more effective in blocking hot and cold air. These extra layers also create a more durable and safer garage door. Usually, the door is insulated with either polystyrene or polyurethane.

Insulated garage doors have an added layer of steel and insulation materials, making them more effective in blocking hot and cold air. These extra layers also create a more durable and safer garage door. Usually, the door is insulated with either polystyrene or polyurethane:

  • Polystyrene: This is a commonly used insulation material because it is cheaper than polyurethane, but it still carries effective insulating capabilities. Though not as high an R-value as polyurethane, it is still more insulating than your typical garage door.
  • Polyurethane: This insulating material is denser than polystyrene, making it a more effective insulator and a better defense from noise and vibrations.

These two materials are the main drivers of insulation. To choose one over the other, you should focus on what you want out of your insulated garage door, whether that be the best possible insulation or affordability. Weighing those aspects can guide you to an informed decision.

Benefits of Insulated Garage Doors

Benefits of Insulated Garage Doors

Even with information about what insulated garage doors are and how they work, it’s natural to be questioning whether insulated garage doors are worth it. However, insulated garage doors have a vast array of benefits that will help your garage and your home as well:

  • Temperature control: You probably open and close your garage door multiple times a day. Each time you do this, you’re letting the outside air into your garage, which then can seep into other areas of your home. In typical garage doors without adequate insulation, air can seep in through the door itself — even when it’s closed. Poor insulation can cause you to lose control over the temperature in your home, and you might have to crank up the heat or air conditioning to counter it. With insulated garage doors, your garage will be protected from the climate outside. If you live in an area that experiences extreme heat or cold, this is a huge advantage.
  • Reduced energy costs: More control over your temperature will also result in lower energy costs. Instead of your heating or cooling system having to work overtime to make up for poor insulation, you can be confident that your insulated garage door will keep extreme temperatures out. Though you might be investing in an insulated garage door, you’re also investing in energy savings.
  • Less noise: If you spend time in your garage, an insulated garage door can be a great way to block out noise from the outside. Things like vibrations and shaking will also be reduced, and you’ll have a quiet room that you can comfortably spend time in.
  • Security: Your garage is one of the first lines of defense on your home. If you have a weak, hollow garage door, it’s like having a fragile front door. A strong, durable, insulated garage door can give you the safety and security you need to make sure those in your house are safe at all times.

Do I Need an Insulated Garage Door in Florida?

Insulated garage doors are a great way to keep your Florida home cool in the summer. Your garage might be in a spot where the sun hits steadily all day, and in that case, your garage could become extremely hot. An insulated garage door can help keep your garage cool and, in turn, keep the rest of your house cool as well.

Insulated garage doors are ideal for any climate with extreme temperatures, as they help to keep temperatures comfortable inside, keep energy costs low and provide sound barriers and security.

Energy-Efficient Insulated Garage Doors - R-18 garage doors can keep your garage 25 degrees cooler

Buy Insulated Garage Doors for Sale From Banko Overhead Doors

Banko Overhead Doors provides quality Clopay® insulated garage doors. Pick from polystyrene or polyurethane insulation based on your garage door needs. The polystyrene option includes:

  • Up to 9.1 R-Value.
  • Prepainted smooth, aesthetic look for curb appeal.
  • Exterior and interior steel skins pressure-bonded to environmentally-safe polystyrene.

And for an even more durable, insulating garage door, you can choose the polyurethane option, which comes with:

  • Embossed steel for curb appeal and strength.
  • Up to 22.2 R-Value.
  • Polyurethane with prepainted steel insulation for maximum strength.

The polyurethane insulation garage doors are created with Intellicore® insulation technology. In the Intellicore process, polyurethane foam is injected into the garage door, effectively filling the space and eliminating any hollow spots. This creates powerful, hardy insulation that can stand up against even some of the most extreme temperatures.

Banko Overhead Doors offers various collections of insulated garage doors, from Bridgeport™ Steel to the elegant Gallery® Collection. With all of the choices to pick from, you’re sure to find something that fits what you’re looking for.

Get in Touch With Us for Your Insulated Garage Door

With over 30 years of experience, Banko Overhead Doors has the experience and knowledge to give you a quality insulated garage door. If you’re thinking about buying a new garage door, we’re here to help. We offer quality services in West Central Florida to install your new insulated garage door. Browse our selection of insulated garage doors, or schedule an estimate today!

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The serviceman was very informative in explaining all the options — including possible replacement of springs. Upon inspection he said that our springs are in good shape and do not need replacement. His explanation was appreciated in taking into account as to what we should do.

Jagdish Patel, Town N’ Country, FL

Company is fast, efficient and very easy to deal with. Service man was fast and very good. Great company.

Rod Mick, Hudson, FL

Dave provided superb service. He was prompt, thorough and very courteous. All was completed successfully, and explained to us in detail. I would be delighted to have Dave provide service at any time, and would recommend him enthusiastically to friends and/or family.

Rodger Brayden, Parrish, FL

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Robert Wright, Dover, FL

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Bob Jones, Tampa, FL

Couldn’t be happier, it is not my first encounter with Mr. Jefferson, he was very professional, and he knew exactly what he was doing to comfort us with this experience. If have any problems in the future. I will definitely ask for him Bob Padron

Robert Padron, Tampa, FL

Great job. Fast and courteous.

Ken Willig, West Chase, FL

Called Wednesday afternoon about a broken spring on our garage door. Banko sent Dan out the next day and he did an excellent job. We’ve had Dan here before, installing a new opener and he is always professional, knowledgeable, friendly and thorough. Been loyal banko customers for 10 years and will continue to be in the future.

Erika Karaoulanis, Land O’Lakes, FL

Outstanding service!!!!

The technician was timely, friendly, knowledgeable and professional. He fix my broken garage door springs within 25 minutes at a great price which included a 3- year warranty.

David Cameron , Apollo Beach, FL

Good experience. The technician was nice and with courtesy. The charge was too high.

Francisca Rodriguez-Trinidad, Tampa, FL

Exceptional. Technician Dave took his time to identify the problem and made the necessary repair. Highly courteous, highly professional and highly skilled. Thank you

David Lieberman, Bradenton, FL

I’m very pleased with the tech,was very pleased with how he explained the situation and very good.

George Wheeler , Lakeland, FL