Insulate both cold and hot water lines in areas such as your garage, crawl spaces, and your attic.
Oil line in unheated garage attic.
If your home’s hvac system does extend into the garage, then the attic above it should be insulated as it would for any other room of the house.
If you do not have attic stairs or an opening in the garage that vents to the attic, then you can create one yourself.
Insulating the attic above the garage will help keep temperatures in the garage a bit more stable, but it won’t have any appreciable effect on energy bills.
Just moved in to a newly built 3100sqft single floor slab construction brick house in oklahoma.
But plumbing pipes in an unheated area, such as an attic, crawl space, and garage, are at risk of freezing.
Open kitchen cabinet doors to allow heat into areas where water pipes may be located.
Many fires start in the garage.
Operating time is limited during the summer, as engines overheat very quickly here in the 95+ degree temperatures.
Allowing outside air into the attic helps equalize the temperature of the attic with outdoor space.
Open kitchen cabinet doors, allowing heat into areas where water pipes may be located.
I have a ranch style home with an unheated, attached garage.
Outdoor structures like sheds are problematic because they become too cold in.
Otherwise your only solution is heat tape on the drain line.
Caulk or plug holes that allow cold air near water lines.
You need to immediately crawl up into the attic space above the garage, move the insulation out of the.
I live in the south, and have a 8'x12' layout in the attic.
Place a piece of scrap wood under your measurement line, then cut through the insulation batt with the utility knife.
Measure any short sections of the ceiling that remain open.