Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824)

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  • 1 kit per one 9 ft. standard uninsulated door (2 kits required for 2 car garage)
  • Each kit includes: 8 durable R8 vinyl faced insulation panels
  • 17 fasteners (2/panel + 1 extra) adhesive, repair tape and gloves
  • Panels are designed to cover up to 22" x 54' opening
  • There are no special tools required to complete the installation
  • 22"W x 54"L x 2-1/4" thick


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Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824)
 
4.4

(based on 36 reviews)

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94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (34)
  • Easy to use (11)
  • Attractive (7)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garage (13)
    • Smaller garages (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual do-it-yourselfer (18), Avid do-it-yourselfer (15)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    "I recommend this to my neighbors"

    I was so happy after I installed this product. I noticed a difference in a few hours. I use my garage for autos and a workshop working with glass. I also noticed a...Read complete review

    I was so happy after I installed this product. I noticed a difference in a few hours. I use my garage for autos and a workshop working with glass. I also noticed a difference in temperatures in my upstair bedrooms, since they are over the garage. If this product works great in the winter months I can't wait for summer to see what the difference amounts to.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Okay, but...

    The kit comes with two stick-on clamps per panel used to fasten them to the garage door. There should be three (one for the center of the panel) because when the garage door...Read complete review

    The kit comes with two stick-on clamps per panel used to fasten them to the garage door. There should be three (one for the center of the panel) because when the garage door is open, gravity causes the panels to sag greatly in the middle. When the door is again lowered, you need to push the panels in to get them against the surface of the door. Very sloppy, imo.

    Also, the panels protrude inward a few inches as expected and this interferes with my automatic garage door opener's safety feature. The little cameras see something in the way and the door reverses.

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    4.0

    I am very satisfied with this product.

    By Gloria

    from Napa, CA

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garage Door

      Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

      After installing insulation in my garage door we don't hear the traffic noise from the busy street. It also makes the garage a lot cozier.

       
      5.0

      Very pleased and easy to install

      By Harvey the Hammer

      from Cincinnati,Ohio

      About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Nice Product

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Garage

      Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

      Easy to install

       
      5.0

      Wish I'd bought this sooner

      By Sonia

      from Red Lion, PA

      About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

          Easy to install. Panels are pre-cut to door panel size. Start to finish took me about 45 minutes. A little pricy. Could have purchased foam panels and done for a lot less. But it would have taken much longer.

           
          4.0

          Just wear disposable coverall

          By JALKMFE

          from Pharr, TX

          About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Sound Deadening
          • Thermal Barrier

          Cons

          • Dangerous Fiber

          Best Uses

          • Garage Door

          Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

          Just wear a disposable coverall or at least long sleeve shirt when working with the fiber. I put it in less than an hour, but my arms were itching a lot. A cheap disposable coverall will make this kit perfect.
          Just to give it a better termination, buy some white tape (or any color, whatever makes you happy) and finish it by taping borders to garage door.
          The change in temperature and sound is very noticeable. Your garage door is hot? just buy this stuff to cool your garage down. WORKS.

           
          5.0

          Followed directions woeked great

          By Mike V

          from Greeley Co

          About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Outdoors

            Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

            Only took 4 hrs Total to install, very easy.

             
            5.0

            I would buy again

            By LaWayne

            from Boaz Al.

            About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                Makes garage warmer and door is quiter opening and closing

                 
                4.0

                Doors operate with little rattle!

                By Hooter

                from Marietta,Ga.

                About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • Install Against
                • Need Velcro To Install

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                  Need to purchase Velcro to adhere to center post.

                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Should have purchased sooner

                  By Mark

                  from South Carolina

                  About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Garage

                    Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                    After dealing with a hot garage in summer and cold garage in winter I finally bit the bullet and purchased this item. The Southern sun beats on my garage door all day and affects the temp in the bonus room above. After installing I noticed a temp difference in the garage with in the next couple of days. Have not been through a winter yet but expect it to function the same.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Very Good Product, Easy to install

                    By Susan

                    from Houston, Tx

                    About Me Beginner

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Outdoors

                      Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                      This product was recommended to me by a neighbor. I am very pleased. It was easy to install and makes a difference in the temperature in my garage. Have recommended it to others.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Garage Door Insulation

                      By Barry

                      from Richmond, TX

                      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                          insulation in the garage door helps the heat of the garage in the summer

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Kit meeting expectations

                          By John on the mountain

                          from Marietta, GA

                          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Design
                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Install
                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                              Instructions were easy to follow. Product performing as expected.

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Finally,....someone made these!

                              By Jerry

                              from Jasper, GA

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design
                              • Easy To Install
                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                              • Supply More Retaining Pin

                              Best Uses

                              • Garage

                              Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                              Finally someone made this kit. For years I've wondered why someone hasn't made a precut kit to do the trick. Bought two this weekend, and my wife and I had them both installed in about an hour. It would have been nice that there were three pins per panel vice two. Also, I insalled a small hard plastic square behind each manual locking device to protect the material from future wear. And too we used metal foil tape to reinforce it. First morning following the install, we observed a noticable change in climate control. Yes!

                              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Beneficial?

                              By Ken

                              from Millsboro, Delaware

                              About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Install
                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                              • Adds Weight To Door
                              • Needs Tape Where It Sags

                              Best Uses

                              • Garage

                              Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                              Don't know how beneficial this product is considering that the wind blows around the whole garage door. Definitely quiets the door operation but adds a lot of weight which makes the door difficult to open and close.

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Excellent

                              By Juan

                              from Charlotte NC

                              About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Install
                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Garage

                                Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                My kids room is on top of the garage. All walls insulated except the garage door. Every morning the room is cooler or warmer depending the season. In winter Cooler than the rest of the hall way or the rest of the house. On summer hotter than the rest of the house. After applying this to my 2 car garage door the room is the same temperature than the rest of the house. Definitely will recommend to my neighbored and everyone that have the same problem.

                                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                A good option

                                By Joe

                                from Yorktown, VA

                                About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Install

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Garage

                                  Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                  Works pretty well. Adds about 20 lbs to single car door. Combination of tabs (2/panel) + tucking work best; apply tape as needed for additional support. Use liquid nails to apply tabs, let set overnight, works very well. Be careful cutting holes for tabs as facing can tear. Two boxes were shipped to ACE for pickup; about 2 panels in each box had frayed edges, which I fortunately could work around; so I would inspect where possible. Best advice: measure thrice, because you can only cut once and get good fits. Instructions advise to cut 1/2" longer than panel inset; I went 3/4" to 1" allowing me to tuck more, but any longer would bulge and be counter-productive. Garage benefits from insulation, worthwhile.

                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Very east to iunstall

                                  By Jim

                                  from New Mexico

                                  About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy To Install
                                  • Easy To Use

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                      I would have a good roll of insulation tale to tape the end of the pannel on the door that does not have a cut out to tuck kin the insulation, after the batt is in place just tape up that end to keep in in place, sure did make a BIG improvment as soon as it was done, easy to do did it all alone in about 1/1/2 hrs

                                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      Good product

                                      By Chuck

                                      from Covington, GA

                                      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Install
                                      • Easy To Use

                                      Cons

                                      • Flimsy Edges

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                        The overall weight causes the garage door to sag in open position, and makes the door diffcult to close.

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        one size doesn't fit all doors

                                        By Alvin

                                        from Vacaville, Ca

                                        About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Install

                                        Cons

                                        • Not tall enough

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Garage

                                        Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                        should be able to order alternative size.

                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        Great product, works well

                                        By DC

                                        from Fort Worth, TX

                                        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Attractive Design
                                        • Easy To Install

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                            Installation is easy and straight forward. Don't cut panels too short, or they will fall down. Prep the garage and mounting posts with rubbing alcohol before sticking on with tape so it sticks better. It's been three weeks since I put them up and they are holding up to very high heat from the sun on my garage doors. Garage is noticeably cooler now.

                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            4.0

                                            Garage insulation

                                            By Bob

                                            from The Villages, FL

                                            About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Install

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                I wanted to insulate my garage for cooler times during this hot summer. The insulation does a better job of retaining heat than retaining the cool of the nigth the next day. Next I will add a room airconditioner to see if that helps. I certainly added a lot for quietness.

                                                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                4.0

                                                Yes, Ladies CAN install this product !

                                                By GardenAnnie

                                                from Central Texas

                                                About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                Verified Reviewer

                                                Pros

                                                • Easy To Install

                                                Cons

                                                • Need tape for some edges

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                  It was easy to install but the clips 'threw' me for a minute. They go together 'solid arm to open arm' and do grip well when correctly put together. I have a west facing metal double garage door in Texas and it gets VERY hot to the touch - my garage temp in the summer has been 100degF +. Yes, Ladies CAN install this product well and yes, it DOES make a great difference.

                                                  This was easy to install and I highly recommend it.

                                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  Stops noise and heat all in one.

                                                  By Woodturner

                                                  from Tucson, AZ

                                                  About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Attractive Design
                                                  • Durable
                                                  • Easy To Install
                                                  • Easy To Use

                                                  Cons

                                                  • None

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Garage

                                                  Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                  This product allows me to woodwork in my garage when the heat is unbearable outside. It cuts down on the noise from my power tools so it does not disturb my neighbors. It cuts way down on the noise as I am putting down the garage door. Outstanding product.

                                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  4.0

                                                  Good product. Fairly easy installation.

                                                  By Steve

                                                  from Maineville, Ohio

                                                  About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Attractive Design
                                                  • Easy To Install

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Garage

                                                    Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                    I was looking for a way to insulate the garage door to keep the garage warmer in the winter, where I do woodworking projects, and also to keep my daughter's room warmer since it sits over the garage. I needed 2 complete kits since we have a 2-car garage. The instructions were easy to understand, the materials were of good quality, and it took probaby around 1 - 1/2 hours to complete the whole door. I noticed an immediate change in the overall temperature the very next day. I thought it was a little pricey, but overall am satisfied because it was easy to install, does what it's supposed to do, and all the materials needed to install were in the box. I would definitely recommend this product.

                                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    4.0

                                                    Insulation performance is good, but...

                                                    By Handy Mom

                                                    from Cookeville, TN

                                                    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Easy To Use

                                                    Cons

                                                    • Doesn't stay in place
                                                    • Not durable to gouges

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Garage

                                                    Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                    Works great for if you buy a house and the garage door is not insulated and you don't want to put alot of money into it. Our garage is warm and quieter. The room above it has better temperature control now as well as our living room which shares a wall with the garage. However, if I had the money to spend on the good garage door with insulated hard panels, I would do it purely for aesthetics and ease of cleaning if needed.

                                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    4.0

                                                    Good Product - Save $$$

                                                    By Cecilia

                                                    from Sacramento

                                                    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Attractive Design
                                                    • Easy To Install

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                        Installed 3 insulation kits (1 double car garage door and 1 single car garage door) a few weeks ago. The temperature inside our west-facing garage went down about 10 degrees, which will be a $$ saver as it should help keep the west side of the house cooler. The white vinyl backing blends well with the interior of the garage, as opposed to other silver-colored backings.

                                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                         
                                                        4.0

                                                        Great product

                                                        By Wayne

                                                        from Chesapeake, Va.

                                                        About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Easy To Install
                                                        • Easy To Use

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Garage

                                                          Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                          Product did what it was supposed to do. Lowered the temp in my Garage by 10 degrees.

                                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                           
                                                          4.0

                                                          Nice Product

                                                          By Mark

                                                          from St. Louis Mo

                                                          About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Easy To Install

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                              Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                              This product is great but make sure to count the number of door panels on your garage doors. I have 10 panels even though the doors are a standard seven foot. The kit comes with 8 panels, I will need another kit to finish the job. It did take about an hour to install the first door but got faster as the job progressed.

                                                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                               
                                                              5.0

                                                              Cheap way to insulate garage door

                                                              By David

                                                              from Round Rock, TX

                                                              About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                              Verified Buyer

                                                              Pros

                                                              • Very easy to install

                                                              Cons

                                                              • None so far

                                                              Best Uses

                                                              • Garage

                                                              Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                              Very good product. Easy to install. Does a great job with everything you need to insulate your garage doors.

                                                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                               
                                                              5.0

                                                              Results as promised

                                                              By bwshoes

                                                              from sacramento. ca

                                                              About Me Beginner

                                                              Pros

                                                              • Easy To Install

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                • Garage

                                                                Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                                this was very easy to use, clear instructions, took less time than they indicated, pay attention to their information regarding a double wide door as you will need 2 kits as the kit is only for a single door garage

                                                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                 
                                                                5.0

                                                                Use a heat gun

                                                                By satto

                                                                from MD

                                                                About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                                                                Pros

                                                                • Easy to Install

                                                                Cons

                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                    Comments about Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit (500824):

                                                                    Very easy install. Done at ~30 degrees F so the adhesive did not stick well at first. I strongly recommend using a heat gun to help the adhere the tape and fasteners. Simple install, good product.

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