Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
Work Shop

Roof - Radiant Barrier
Wall - Masonry R-3.7 to R-6.1
Wall - 2” x 4” R-6.1 (No Fiberglass)
Wall - 2” x 4” R-14 Total Assembly (R-3.9 and a Vapor/Moisture Barrier for the Reflectix®)

Reflectix® products provide a wide range of Insulation and Radiant Barrier options for the Do-It-Yourselfer who wants to increase the interior comfort levels of a garage or work shop. Depending on the structure of the building and the level of benefit required, Reflectix® has an “easy to install” option to consider.

Recommended Products:
Double Reflective Insulation
Reflective/Bubble/Bubble/Reflective - Roll
• BP24025 (24” x 25’)
• BP48025 (48” x 25’)
Staple Tab, Reflective/Bubble/Bubble/Reflective - Roll
• ST16025 (16” x 25’)
• ST24025 (24” x 25’)
Radiant Barrier
Radiant Barrier, Reflective/Woven Fabric/Reflective – Roll (Heavy Duty)
• RB4812550 (48” x 125’)

• Wide range of performance options
• Installs quickly and easily
• Product does not contain fibers or dust that require respirators or protective garments
• Non-toxic / non-carcinogenic
• Reduces the level of interior temperature fluctuations

Testing and Certification:
Reflectix® products are thoroughly tested at either nationally approved, independent laboratories or leading universities. Tests are performed to current American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards when a standard exists. To obtain a copy of our Product Testing Specifications, please refer to our website “Literature Tab” above. The documents are also available by e-mail at or call 800-879-3645.

Air Space Requirements:

Federal Trade Commission Fact Sheet: Installation Instructions:
Download DIY Workshop Installation Instructions 0714.pdf
1. Roof
• Refer to the Reflectix® Webpage “DIY Attic”.

2. Wall - Masonry R-3.7 to R-6.1
• Refer to the Reflectix® Webpage “DIY Wall - Masonry”.

3. Wall - 2”x 4” R-6.1 (no fiberglass)
• Determine if studs are 16” or 24” on center (This will determine whether Reflectix® 16” or 24” product is utilized).
• Place one corner edge of the Reflectix® in an upper corner of the stud cavity. At a point that splits the stud cavity; staple the product to the side of the stud (creating a 3/4” tab on the product).
• Proceed “down”, stapling to the side of the stud every 2"- 3”.
• Repeat procedure on opposite stud.
• The Goal: Create two approximately equal continuous 1 3/4” air spaces on each side of the Reflectix® Insulation.
• This application also provides a vapor/moisture barrier.
• Finish wall interior with a panel or sheathing (Product is not specified as an interior wall covering).

4. Wall - 2”x 4” R-14 Total Assembly
(R-3.9 and a Vapor Moisture Barrier for the Reflectix®)
• Refer to the Reflectix® Webpage “DIY Wall - Exterior - 2”x 4””.


Additional Resources:
F1 - Energy Saving Solutions for the Homeowner (Revised 0711)
F2 - Solutions for the Pro (Revised 0416)

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