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Attic Remodeling Albuquerque NM

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PO Box 66227
Albuquerque, NM

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Arid Solutions Inc.com
5052817664
34 Paseo de Paz
Tijeras, NM

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John Barks
West Mesa Sprinklers
505-688-5594
5604 Everitt Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Don or Rosie Onoarto
D.R.D'S Custom Home Builders
505 833-0811
1335 82nd Street SW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Lance Griffith
Griffith Mechanical
505-504-6200
493 Minturn Loop
Rio Rancho, NM
 
Sunlight Homes
5058565888
9701 Glendale Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM

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Exquisite Installations
505-889-2923
2925 Arizona St NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Shane McKinley
Reformed Electric
505-331-4193
612 Morris St. N.E. #10
Albuquerque, NM
 
Mark A. Culkin
Wind-O-Brite
505-4403436 or 8915353
4735 Gypsum Dr. NE
Rio Rancho, NM
 
David Ferry Construction Co.
505-269-0037
Uptown Area
Albuquerque, NM
 
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Attic tips




Making A Room

Brighten Your Attic

Brighten your attic by installing skylights on the north or east slopes of your roof. There are bubble or strip skylights available.

Making an attic into a Room

When is it good to make your attic into another room? If you have the following:
  • Ample headroom.
  • Makes a reasonable room.
  • Has a stairway leading to attic space.
  • Floor joists are large enough to support the added load.

    Attic Ventilation

    Attic Storage

    If you are storing holiday decorations in the attic, make sure these items are not obstructing the air flow at soffit or gable vents. Vents should remain open in the winter to allow any condensation that forms to be able to escape outside. Otherwise, moisture will accumulate on your rafters and sheathing and eventually cause them to rot.

    Water Moisture In The Home

    Make sure your kitchen and baths are vented to the outside of the house. These rooms generate the most moisture in your house. A timer switch on the ventilating fans will help you remember to run the fans long enough to clear out all the moisture, and shut off automatically. Also, if the house walls are not insulated, water vapor will condense on the drywall. Think about installing some needed insulation in these rooms.

    Condensation

    Dampness is almost unavoidable in new homes because of the gallons of water that went into the construction of foundation walls, basement floors, paint and even bathtub grout.
    Although proper ventilation helps speed drying, allow about a year for through curing. Don't hurry the process with high temperatures, unnatural heat can cause warping and other damage. Doing the following can help:
    • Open basement windows during warm weather, close when weather is damp.
    • Have outside venting for kitchen, bath and utility areas.
    • Adjust the humidifier, if there is one in your heating system.
    • Consider installing a dehumidifier in extremely damp areas.
    • Check sumps periodi...

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