Prevent Frozen Pipes With Insulation and Warm Air

Rigid insulation is the key

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
  • Circular saw
  • Caulk gun
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Level
  • Jigsaw
  • Safety glasses
  • Utility knife

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • 2-in. rigid extruded polystyrene foam
  • Foam construction adhesive
  • Duct booster fan
  • 3-in. nails or screws
  • Floor vent