How to Insulate an Outdoor Workshop


| 11/9/2016 12:00:00 AM


Your outdoor workshop is likely one of your favorite places to be. You can spend hours out there working on projects — but now the weather is turning colder, and an uncomfortable workshop can hamper your productivity.

Will you have to go all winter without working on your projects? No! Just throw on some warm clothes and spend the weekend insulating your workshop. You’ll be able to enjoy it even when there’s snow on the ground.

tools and materials for insulation
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Tools and Materials Needed

Before you get started, you’ll need some basic tools:

• Measuring tape
• Staple gun

• Drill

• Utility knife

• ½ inch long wood staples

• 1 ½ inch long wood screws (or 1-inch drywall screws)

• Fiberglass insulation with vapor barrier



Additionally, you’ll need to make sure you are dressed appropriately and have safety gear. You should wear a long sleeve shirt, pants, shoes that cover your foot and toes, protective eye gear, a dust mask and protective gloves.





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