Heating is expensive in Ham Lake. Probably the largest expense you have related to the comfort control of your home. So, why would you consider installing a heating system for your garage when no one spends a significant amount of time in it during the winter? it may seem strange, but extending heat into your garage or installing a standalone system can actually be very beneficial. Here are a few reasons why.
- Pipe Protection – Water pipes running through your garage need to be kept warm. While the weather may not always be cold enough to damage them, if it ever becomes that cold, you’ll want to be sure those quasi-indoor pipes are protected.
- Cold Air Barrier – If nothing else, you need to have some kind of barrier between the garage and your home – insulation or weather stripping on the door. Even still, cold air from your garage can leak into your home and heat from your home can leak out through the garage. You may already be heating the garage to some degree, but in the least efficient way possible.
- More Uses for Your Garage – Think about it. You can use your garage as a work space, a place to relax or any number of other things when you have a heating system in there. While you may not spend every day in the garage, it can be a fun place to spend time away from the usual areas of your home and with a heating system, it is possible to get some real work done there.
A garage heating system in Ham Lake doesn’t need to be extensive and it doesn’t need to cost a fortune to operate, but when properly installed and well maintained, it can provide ample heating for your garage and protect your home against heating loss or cool air coming inside. Consider a new garage heater for your home and see the benefits they bring.
For more information on how to improve your homes heating and plumbing this winter, contact Air Mechanical today! Air Mechanical Heating, Cooling & Plumbing has been a trusted provider of heating services in in Ham Lake since 1985.