Kitchen Wood Floor really cold in Winter

Our house is at around 70*F temperature, but the kitchen hardwood floor gets really cold. One of my friends suggested that since the garage is right below the kitchen, its possible the garage is not insulated properly and cold air seeps through.
Is it possible to insulate the garage ceiling (under the kitchen floor) now? Thoughts?
Thanks
SR.
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newbee wrote:

would probably be foamboard with another layer of fire-rated drywall over it. (they sell extension rings for the ceiling lights.) Also check how well the garage door and any outside doors from garage seal. If you can see daylight around them with the interior lights off, they need work.
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It may or may not be insulated already, but over the garage it may be cooler in either case if the garage is 20 or 30 degrees cooler than the house.
The other factor is surface contact. Wood, tiles, and other smooth surfaces feel cooler to your feet because you have greater skin (or sock) contact compared to carpeting. Since the floor is 70 and your body is 96, it will suck the heat right our of you.
If you suspect lack of insulation make a small hole and take a peek. If none, it can be blown in.
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I vote for Ed's comments.
Blowing it in doesn't require any severe tearing up and redoing anything. See: http://ww.cocooninsulation.com for DIY.
Poke various small holes with a small drillbit (caution for pipes and wires!!) or coat hook that is bent on the end to snag some pink when you pull it out.
Is the ceiling finished or can you see the sheetrock joints & screws?
Once you poke the hole, how far does a coathook go in before it hits the floor above?
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newbee wrote:

Without a doubt.
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responding to http://www.homeownershub.com/maintenance/Kitchen-Wood-Floor-really-cold-in-Winter-354176-.htm reneealberts wrote:
Van Chocstraw wrote:

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Nor is the garage heated, is this cold without shoes on.
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The garage ceiling may in fact be insulated. However, it is likely that the insulation is not continuous at wall / ceiling intersections and the various pieces of material are not sealed to exclude drafts. T
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It's the nature of the beast. My kids room is above the garage, and the hardwood floor is also a little cold.
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