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Reflectix

Model RDBW16100

Internet #202851865

Store SO SKU #441714

16 in. x 100 ft. White Single Reflective Insulation

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  • 16 in. x 100 ft. White Single Reflective Insulation

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Easy to handle and install, the Reflectix single reflective/white insulation is a technologically advanced building material. It can be used effectively in new construction or retrofit applications in commercial, industrial, metal and post frame buildings. The white polyethylene side of the product provides a bright, finished and easy-to-clean interior surface. Since our insulation is fiber-free, no protective garments or respirators are required.

  • Reflectix 16 in. wide contractor size roll of single reflective/white insulation that is easy to handle and install
  • R-values range from an R-3.0 to R-7.5 depending on application
  • More than 20 applications for metal and post frame structures
  • Class A / class 1 fire rating
  • White side of the product provides a bright, finished, easy to clean interior surface
  • Tools required include a utility knife, staple gun, safety glasses and a tape measure
  • Inhibits condensation and does not promote the growth of fungi, mold or mildew
  • Will not compress, collapse or disintegrate
  • Durable and lightweight
  • Does not promote nesting of insects, rodents or pests
  • Not affected by moisture or humidity
  • Large rolls for big projects are available through the special order program or on www.homedepot.com
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Can this be used on a garage door?

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November 10, 2015
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Just ordered the double reflective side roll. Thanks!
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November 10, 2015
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Dear Chris: Yes, but with some caveats. First, Reflectix provides almost no insulation value by itself. The R value claimed on the package depend on a sealed 'air gap' that you must create / build when you install it. Second, Reflectix is much less effective in winter when there is little radiant heat for the shiny surface to reflect. With a cathedral ceiling, for example, Reflectix claims R7 in summer Read More
Dear Chris: Yes, but with some caveats. First, Reflectix provides almost no insulation value by itself. The R value claimed on the package depend on a sealed 'air gap' that you must create / build when you install it. Second, Reflectix is much less effective in winter when there is little radiant heat for the shiny surface to reflect. With a cathedral ceiling, for example, Reflectix claims R7 in summer but only R1 in winter in the northern US. Look for the "FTC Fact Sheet" on the Reflectix Inc website for all of the details.
Some people try foam board, but this is prohibited on garage doors because it is very flammable and must be covered by a thermal barrier, e.g. 1/2" drywall.
The best solution I have found is Roxul Rockboard, which provides R4.1 per inch and is fireproof. It is available with foil or white poly facing. You can order it from your Home Depot Pro Desk; ask for Roxul Rockboard 40, with the facing color / type you prefer. You can cut it easily with a knife, and mount it on your garage door panels with "truss head" wood screws (e.g. Phillips II Plus Model # 36358.0 Internet # 203809492) or construction adhesive.
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November 10, 2015
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We recommend using the product that is double bubble and reflective on both sides for the garage door application. Not the single bubble - reflective on one side.
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November 9, 2015
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I don't see why not, it is very thin and just needs to be attached somehow (maybe with glue or tape?) Obviously the shiny side goes towards the surface of the garage door. I used this product to line a metal building as a first layer, then added traditional insulation next, then drywall. Very pleased with the product, the interior stays an even temperature.
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Is this non toxic, I want to insulate 5 gallon buckets for a container vegetable garden.

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Dear WMjp: You asked this question in January, so I assume you want to insulate these buckets from the cold. As the Reflectix rep noted, you can wrap the buckets with Reflectix. Unfortunately, however, it will provide very little insulation value. Reflective insulation cannot protect against the cold, because cold cannot be "reflected".
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Dear WMjp: You asked this question in January, so I assume you want to insulate these buckets from the cold. As the Reflectix rep noted, you can wrap the buckets with Reflectix. Unfortunately, however, it will provide very little insulation value. Reflective insulation cannot protect against the cold, because cold cannot be "reflected".
Reflectix and other reflective products also require you to build / create a sealed air pocket on one side. This provides almost all of the claimed insulation value; the bubble wrap itself delivers only R1.
So... there are no effective options to 'wrap' and insulate the outside of your buckets.
The best option would be to line the inside of the buckets with an inch or so of Great Stuff spray foam. This would provide R4 per inch. See: GREAT STUFF Model # 162848 Home Depot Internet # 100003351 Store SKU # 507765.
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January 5, 2016
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Reflectix is safe to use it on the buckets for your vegetabes.
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Can I use this under my modular home in the crawl space where some of the under the floor material is gone?

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I've stapled rolled insulation between the joists first and want to cover this so that mice don't make beds out of it!!! Can this product be used to cover insulation??
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Dear Lizberr61: Unfortunately, mice can chew right through Reflectix. Reflectix also offers no insulation value itself, and performs poorly in winter when there is no 'radiant heat' to reflect.
The best option under the floor of your modular home would be foil-faced foam board which provides R 6.5 per inch. Look for: Super TUFF-R Model # TUFF-R Model # 268441 Internet # 100322376 Store SKU # 163832, Read More
Dear Lizberr61: Unfortunately, mice can chew right through Reflectix. Reflectix also offers no insulation value itself, and performs poorly in winter when there is no 'radiant heat' to reflect.
The best option under the floor of your modular home would be foil-faced foam board which provides R 6.5 per inch. Look for: Super TUFF-R Model # TUFF-R Model # 268441 Internet # 100322376 Store SKU # 163832, which delivers a solid R12.
The best installation option would be to (a) remove the existing rolls of fiberglass insulation and (b) glue or nail / screw pieces to the underside of your subfloor, between the joists, then add another layer across the bottom of the joists to eliminate exposed wood -- which is a good conductor of heat / cold.
To save money, the other option is to (a) remove the existing rolls of fiberglass insulation, and (b) install sheets of foam board across the bottom of the joists, which will create sealed air pockets between the joists, and cover the exposed wood.
Be sure to carefully seal all of the joints and edges to block air leaks; HVAC foil tape works well. Look for: Nashua Tape Model # 1207792 Internet # 100030120 Store SKU # 915245 (DO NOT use common silver cloth "duct tape") Great Stuff spray foam is also a good solution for larger gaps and holes.
Note: foam is flammable and should not be installed near anything that may get hot, e.g. a furnace or exhaust duct.
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October 23, 2015
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Reflectix can be used at the bottom of the floor joist in conjuction with the other insulation as long as the other insulation is totally dry. Reflectix forms a vapor barrier so it will keep moisture out but if the other insulation is not completely dry then the moisture will be held in the joist cavity.
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Can this be used on interior windows white side facing out to reflect Florida Heat?

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March 10, 2016
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We do not recommend using any of our products on the windows in your home. The heat can build up between the Reflectix products and the window and cause the window to bow or crack.
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Reflectix Product I've alright recommended this product to my neighbors, here at Trails West - A senior Community. Rono October 15, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Perfect for purpose This reflective insulation is the perfect material for the purpose of lining a metal outbuilding I am converting into a woodworking shop. It is the first layer of a multilayer insulation solution. I was able to easily cut and fit this between the studs and simply staple it in place. It will be followed with a layer of paper faced fiberglass insulation and enclosed with drywall. This first layer will turn back the heat radiated by the metal when the sun hits it. After installation, I noticed a significant difference in the temperature from touching the metal surface to touching the inside of this insulation. January 31, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by USED AS A CEILING I used this as a ceiling in our daughter's basement. There were too many sprinkler heads, pipes and ductwork to use a dropped type ceiling. I had a friend helping me and neither of us had worked with anything like this material before.We stapled it to the bottom of the floor joist about every 6 inches keeping it tight as we went. It looks nice. The only problems were that 2 of the rolls had splices in them and some of the rolls had some of the "bubbles" that were flat. But this material was listed as insulation so if I'd be rating it as such, I'd give it a 5. February 25, 2014
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