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Owens Corning

Model # GD01

Internet # 202257272

Store SKU # 744925

Store SO SKU # 583042

Garage Door Insulation Kit (8-Panels)

$75.95 /each
  • R-8 insulation with a durable, washable white vinyl facing
  • Application:  9 ft. single-car uninsulated garage door
  • Garage Door Insulation Kit (8-Panels)

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Product Overview

Owens Corning Garage Door Insulation Kit is ideal for use on uninsulated metal garage doors. The kit comes with eight fiberglass insulation panels with a durable, washable white vinyl facing. Also included are latex gloves and repair tape, along with retainer clips and a self-adhesive fastening system that provides a quick and secure method to hold the panels in place. The kit includes enough material to insulate a single car garage door up to 9 ft. wide. The panels can cover up to a 22 in. x 54 in. opening and fit neatly into the exposed channel of the door. The kit takes less than an hour to install. The only tools needed to complete the installation are a tape measure, utility knife, straight edge and a marker. Simply measure, mark, trim and install. Detailed instructions are on the side panel of the box.

  • Dimensions: 2.25 in. x 22 in. x 54 in., 8-pieces (vinyl faced)
  • 2 kits complete a double garage door (18 ft.)
  • Product fits between the steel channels of uninsulated metal garage doors
  • Product can be easily trimmed to fit smaller door panels if needed
  • Insulation is secured with retainer clips that adhere to the door to hold the panels in place
  • NOTE: this product is not for pre-insulated doors, wood doors or doors without channels
  • Note: product may vary by store
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Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.) 
66 
Product Depth (in.) 
54 
Product Height (in.) 
2.375 
Product Length (ft.) 
4.16 ft 
Product Thickness (in.) 
2.375 in 
Product Width (in.) 
22 

Details

Faced or Unfaced 
Faced 
Formaldehyde Free 
Yes 
Insulation Application Type 
Garage 
Insulation R-Value 
Insulation Type 
Fiberglass 
Product Weight (lb.) 
16 lb 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Roll or Batt 
Roll 
Vapor Retardent 
Yes 

Warranty / Certifications

ENERGY STAR Certified 
Yes 
Warranty Information 
N/A 

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Does any one have issue/suggestion about the door's weight increased?

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November 21, 2014
If i install the kits, is it have to be make the adjust on the garage door? I am wondering if this is worth to spend almost $200 plus i don't know how much it costs for the garage door adjustment. Thanks
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Orange County, CA
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June 9, 2015
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I have a 2 car garage with a metal roll up door and a very weak 1/3 hp motor and the addition of the insulation doesn't seem to have affected the performance of the opener other than it maybe takes a couple seconds longer to open the door.
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February 10, 2015
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I have noticed that it slowed down the garage door going up quite a bit. I don't know if it is doing any harm to it, just has made it heavier.
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Kennesaw, GA
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December 17, 2014
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I doubled the weight of my two car garage door. I went on Groupon and got a good price on a tune up to adjust the spring.
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December 14, 2014
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I waited 14 years to finally get insulation put on my doors. I looked at the Styrofoam panels you can get, and batting, etc. Styrofoam kind of was inadequate and only about an R value of something like 3. I hadn't looked in a few years and this Owens Corning product is exactly what I wanted long ago. The Styrofoam could probably be lighter, but this is only about 15lbs and I didn't really need to upgrade Read More
I waited 14 years to finally get insulation put on my doors. I looked at the Styrofoam panels you can get, and batting, etc. Styrofoam kind of was inadequate and only about an R value of something like 3. I hadn't looked in a few years and this Owens Corning product is exactly what I wanted long ago. The Styrofoam could probably be lighter, but this is only about 15lbs and I didn't really need to upgrade my garage extension springs at all (even though I did, to 110 lbs, now my garage springs up when I disengage the opener). So, I don't think you have to worry too much about the added weight, unless, when you currently disengage your opener your door closes. Where, in that case, I'd probably to to an extra 10-20lb spring. I went from a 90lb to 110lb spring which was a little overkill on a typical post-1995 home, thin metal door. Read Less
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December 2, 2014
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The Insulation panels weigh less than 0.15 pounds per square foot. Each panel weighs about .75 lbs or a total of 6 lbs for a single car garage door. I cannot say for sure whether or not you will need to make a slight adjustment for your garage door opener becuase there are multiple factors that will determine that such as the HP your opener has, etc. I would double check the specs on your opener prior to Read More
The Insulation panels weigh less than 0.15 pounds per square foot. Each panel weighs about .75 lbs or a total of 6 lbs for a single car garage door. I cannot say for sure whether or not you will need to make a slight adjustment for your garage door opener becuase there are multiple factors that will determine that such as the HP your opener has, etc. I would double check the specs on your opener prior to purchasing the insulation product, in order to see if they have any information on this subject. Thank you for your inquiry. Read Less
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November 23, 2014
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No issues with weight and 2 kits were used on our 2 car garage door.
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November 23, 2014
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The benefit of this brand of insulation vs. others is the increased R value. This has an R-9 insulation value, so has the ability to hold in or block more heat. The bad part is its heavier than other, similar products. But in general it's not THAT heavy.
A garage door spring is meant to be a perfect counterbalance to the weight of your door. You should be able to pick the door up with a single finger and
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The benefit of this brand of insulation vs. others is the increased R value. This has an R-9 insulation value, so has the ability to hold in or block more heat. The bad part is its heavier than other, similar products. But in general it's not THAT heavy.
A garage door spring is meant to be a perfect counterbalance to the weight of your door. You should be able to pick the door up with a single finger and stop it an any point along the track and let it hang there. Many garage doors aren't adjusted properly to begin with and already need the spring tightened.
You can find garage door tune-up services for about $75-$150 (I've seen coupons for it as low as $20). This should include spring tensioning, but also track adjustment and roller grease. It's possible you may need to get your springs replaced though, so don't be surprised if they tell you to do this. Depending on the age of your springs, they may already be worn out. Add an extra $100-$150 if this is the case.
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were can i get extra fastners to hold the insulation in place?

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January 21, 2016
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I've been waiting for over a month to get more clips and adhesive patches from Owens Corning.
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December 19, 2015
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My open box was void of fasteners. One call to Owens-Corning and they sent me a full set that arrived in about 3 days. Customer rep said they are still looking at getting them into the stores as extras or replacements for hose who may need them for whatever situation that comes up.
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Stew,
When installing the insulation in each section rectangle, I only had three sides (top, bottom, and either left or right) with recesses/cavities to tuck in the insulation. Knowing most doors are like this, it would be nice if Owens Corning made some sort of vertical retaining clip for that fourth side. After it was done, I noticed that the side that did not have a recess started to show pink, and
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Stew,
When installing the insulation in each section rectangle, I only had three sides (top, bottom, and either left or right) with recesses/cavities to tuck in the insulation. Knowing most doors are like this, it would be nice if Owens Corning made some sort of vertical retaining clip for that fourth side. After it was done, I noticed that the side that did not have a recess started to show pink, and droop. Not acceptable. So, I came up with my own solution. I hope it will help you, and it was cheap, max of $10. I went back to Home Depot and bought L shaped flashing in 10' lengths. I found it with the roofing stuff, as its actual manufactured use is as a drip roof edge flashing. Using tin snips, I cut them into 20" segments, and tucked them into the top and bottom recesses. Thus, this created an additional vertical cavity to tuck in the insulation. I think that the tension of the insulation would most likely hold it in place, however, I secured it with some 1/2" self tapping sheet metal screws. Not necessary, but I liked it better. I also picked up a $0.97 can of white spray paint to match (sort of) the interior of the door.
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August 15, 2014
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If you contact Owens-Corning they can supply you with extra holders. You can also use double stick tape on the backing.
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July 17, 2014
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call the manufacturer at 1-800-Get-Pink and ask for them,
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Hi
I had sufficient fasteners to complete the job. I bought 9 boxes to complete 3 installs on 3 doors.
I did find you need to measure carefully where the insulation needs to go and stick the fasteners so that it supports the insulation, which in my case it did perfectly.
I would assume that HomeDepot could source some extra fasteners if not contact the manufacturer.
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i have a 7x16 foot door, what kit should i get?

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is there a kit for a 7x16 foot door ?
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This kit will work great for that door. You'll just need two of them to cover the entire door.
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I only found the 8-panel kit at my Home Depot ($75). I bought 2 kits for my 7x16 door, and it worked well. I had to trim each panel a bit but there wasn't that much waste. And, I actually had a use for the cut pieces...
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Buy 2
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November 4, 2014
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Thank you for your inquiry. We currently only have one kit available for a . 9 ft. single-car un-insulated garage door. Thank you.
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have bonus room over garage. no insulation between ceiling of garage & bonus room floor. Hot in summer, cold in winter.

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Would this help there as well?
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Toledo, Ohio
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July 20, 2016
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Although it would be ideal to insulation between the garage and the bonus room, the garage door kit would help to keep your garage and bonus room cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.
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Hi Jacquelin, do you know the approximate sq ft of the area between the ceiling of the garage floor and your bonus room?
I used 2 kits on my double garage door about a year ago and crazy as it sounds I really enjoyed the installation. It was super easy! The garage still gets warm but not as hot as it was, granted I'm in Florida and its summer 9 months out of the year and the sun is continuously beating
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Hi Jacquelin, do you know the approximate sq ft of the area between the ceiling of the garage floor and your bonus room?
I used 2 kits on my double garage door about a year ago and crazy as it sounds I really enjoyed the installation. It was super easy! The garage still gets warm but not as hot as it was, granted I'm in Florida and its summer 9 months out of the year and the sun is continuously beating on the garage. I know the insulation works because there is quite a difference in the amount of sound heard out doors since installing the insulation.
Not only do I think this would work because of the 2 1/4" thick fiberglass insulated sheets but it would be super easy to roll out the 54" roll. The rolls are super easy to cut and not messy at all. Each kit consists of 8 panels. The fiberglass is attached to a tough washable vinyl
Measure the width and the length and multiply the 2 numbers to get your sq ft area you wish to cover. Each kit covers almost 66 sq ft.
I have taken a few photo's a year later and it still looks as good as the day it was installed and the garage door is constantly going up and down and traffic in and out.
This is a project you can do yourself and proud at the results not only because it's easy, it looks nice but also it is a smart choice!
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The Garage Door Insulation Kit provide thermal protection on a standard sized garage door. It helps to slow the transfer of air through the door. If you are looking for insulation in the bonus room, you may want to use fiberglass rolls in the floor cavity. This would further aid in protecting the room from the hot/cold temperatures entering through the garage below. If you have any further questions, Read More
The Garage Door Insulation Kit provide thermal protection on a standard sized garage door. It helps to slow the transfer of air through the door. If you are looking for insulation in the bonus room, you may want to use fiberglass rolls in the floor cavity. This would further aid in protecting the room from the hot/cold temperatures entering through the garage below. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact a representative at your local Home Depot ProDesk and they will be happy to assist you. Or you can call 1-800-HOME-DEPOT (1-800-466-3337) and someone will be happy to assist you as well. Thank you for your inquiry! Read Less
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