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Does an insulated garage door make a difference?


In Australia, our weather temperatures can be pretty extreme. From humidity to dry heat, from boiling hot to freezing cold, from torrential rain to pretty much drought. So, it’s understandable that we want to keep the temperature inside our house consistent, unlike the weather outside. Insulated garage doors are a popular feature of the modern house and they’re designed to keep your house at a consistent temperature. But do they actually make a difference? We can safely say that yes; they do make a big difference. In fact, there are a few ways in which insulated garage doors can make all the difference to your home.

Consistent temperature

First and foremost, insulated garage doors make a big difference when it comes to keeping your house warm in winter or cool in summer. Due to the usually thin nature of regular garage doors, they allow the outside temperature into your home on a much larger scale than your roof, your walls, doors or even your windows, depending on the kind. This often makes the garage door the weakest link when it comes to climate control in your home. Insulated garage doors contain multiple layers of insulation to fight the temperatures of the outside world.

Energy efficient

Going in hand in hand with consistent climate control is the idea of energy efficiency. Insulated garage doors make a difference to the energy efficiency of your home and, therefore, save you money on your energy bill. Due to the garage door preventing outside temperatures from getting into your home, your heating/cooling system doesn’t have to work as hard to keep your house at a consistent temperature.


Insulated garage doors don’t just keep the heat or the cold out – they keep the noise out too! If your house is on a busy road, you can guarantee that insulated garage doors will make a difference in noise reduction. This means you can remain in a peaceful slumber every time a noisy truck or bus goes past your house early in the morning.


Durability is another bonus with insulated garage doors which can make all the difference. Due to the added layers of insulation, timber, steel or aluminium, these doors can be a lot more durable than regular ones. This makes them less susceptible to dents from basketballs and footballs, and even bicycles if there are some particularly accident-prone children in your home or neighbourhood.

Insulated garage doors make a heck of a lot of difference in so many different ways. If you’ve been considering upgrading to an insulated garage door, it’s probably a great idea. Quokka Doors are the experts in all sorts of garage doors including insulated ones. They have an extensive range at affordable prices and work alongside you to find the perfect garage door for your home. Call into Quokka Doors at their Wangara office or call them up by phone today.