How Blown-In Insulation Transforms Your Garage


Understanding the Importance of Garage Insulation

There’s no getting around it, the last few years have been financially challenging for most Kiwi families post-COVID. With skyrocketing house prices and high-interest rates, families are now facing the dilemma of outgrowing their current homes without the financial flexibility to afford larger properties or costly extensions. As a practical and cost-effective alternative, converting garages into usable living spaces has gained considerable popularity. This transformation not only expands the available living area but also adds value to the property. However, garages are often damp and uninsulated, making them one of the coldest areas in the house.

Benefits of Blown-In Insulation for Garages

Historically, retrofitting insulation to a garage has been an expensive task, often requiring the removal of the internal linings. Today, however, blown insulation products such as CosyWall and Loft offer an affordable alternative to traditional insulation methods. Blown insulation makes it easy to effectively insulate your walls and ceilings, creating a comprehensive thermal barrier around your garage space. Unlike traditional insulation, blown-in solutions can be installed without the need to remove existing linings. This creates a warm and cosy space for less than you think.

The Blown-In Insulation Process

The installation process of blown-in insulation isn’t invasive. Allowing it to be applied from either the interior or exterior of the garage with minimal disruption. This method ensures swift and efficient completion, transforming the garage into a more comfortable and usable space quickly. Beyond enhancing comfort, blown-in insulation also offers soundproofing benefits, reducing noise disturbances from both inside and outside the garage.

Investing in blown-in insulation not only improves immediate comfort but also promises long-term benefits. Properly insulated garages experience significant energy savings by reducing heating and cooling losses. A well-insulated garage enhances overall property value and usability, and improves the overall value of your home.

Cost-Effective Insulation

One of the key advantages of blown-in insulation is how affordable it is compared to other traditional methods. This cost-effectiveness makes it an attractive option for homeowners looking to improve the thermal efficiency of their garages without breaking the bank. There’s no need to involve expensive builders or engineers. Our team is trained to come and retrofit insulation to your garage, and this process can generally be done in a single day.

Blown insulation is slightly more expensive than traditional batts, but when you factor in the ease of installation and no expensive building work, it becomes a very attractive option.

Need Help Insulating Your Garage Space?

At Absolute Energy, we understand the impact of blown-in insulation on garage spaces. With over 20 years of experience, and over 20,000 homes insulated across the top of the South Island, you can trust us to insulate your garage.

Whether you’re considering converting your garage into a workshop, home office, or additional living space, Absolute Energy is here to help. Take the next step and contact us today to schedule a free home assessment, and discover how we can help you achieve your garage makeover goals.