How to Heat a Garage

Choose a forced-air garage heater or a low-intensity infrared heater to make your garage warm and comfortable.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Pipe wrench
  • Plumbers tape

Depending on your situation, you may need tools to cut a hole in your garage wall to vent the heater outside.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Heater
  • Vent pipe
  • Gas line
  • Gas line connectors

You heater's instructions will include specific pipe sizes and lengths.