How to Insulate an Outdoor Workshop


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


Tags: workshop, home heating, energy efficiency, insulation, Megan Wild, Pennsylvania,

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.

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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

www.EasyWoodwork.org
5/27/2018 12:45:02 AM

I used the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to make my own – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha. Go to WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans :)







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