Attic Remodeling Bassett VA

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Heritage Home Center
(540) 629-2595
1558 Fairystone Park Highway
Stanleytown, VA
Paitsel A L & Son Lawn Service
(276) 647-1793
139 Lackey Road
Collinsville, VA
Henry County Mulch & Stone
(276) 638-6520
1530 Virginia Avenue
Martinsville, VA
Prillaman Nursery
(276) 632-5461
190 Figsboro Road
Martinsville, VA
Meadorwoods Landscaping & Lawn Maintenance
(276) 632-7563
150 McPeek Drive
Martinsville, VA
Pruitt J W Lawncare
(276) 647-4906
211 Beaver Ridge Road
Collinsville, VA
Lawn Care Professionals Inc
(276) 647-4487
170 Glendale Court
Collinsville, VA
4M Inc
(276) 632-7286
3800 Coopers Mountain Road
Martinsville, VA
Grass Roots Professional Lawn-Scapes
(276) 632-5114
1110 Mulberry Road
Martinsville, VA
Martins Sales Agency
(276) 632-2139
1615 Virginia Ave
Martinsville, VA

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.


    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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