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  • Sheryl Lyons

Garage Makeover - Insulation Eureka Moment! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ› 


Having never installed insulation before, I researched and found the majority opinion was that the facing goes toward the living space, so I followed that rule. Adding insulation is an easy and satisfying task when you have properly placed studs and no obstructions. However, it's considerably more irritating when you have to cut the full batts in half or weave around electrical and plumbing. Also, my temporary worktable wasn't long enough, so I did most of the cuts on the floor, which was slightly annoying, but, at the time, I didn't think it was a huge deal. Due to an electrical delay, there was a large gap between the insulation install on the first walls and this wall. While waiting for the electrician, I built three work tables, and this was a game-changer. I lined up the work tables so that they were long enough to support both rolls and batts and did all the measuring and cuts on the tables instead of the floor. Now, of course, it's easier to work on a table instead of the floor, but the amount of easier absolutely blew my mind! It seems so simple, but it made the most significant difference! Build your work tables first!


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