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Attic Remodeling Bend OR

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High Desert Naturals, Inc.
5413858018
PO Box 5093
Bend, OR

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Bamer Landscape Design
541-330-8342
1421 NE 8th
Bend, OR
 
Hooker Creek
(541)389-0981
95 SW Scalehouse Loop, Bend
La Pine, OR
 
Marleen Pitts Appraisals
541-382-1043
61183 Concho St., Bend
La Pine, OR
 
Central Oregon Builders Association
(541) 389-1058
61396 S. Hwy 97, Suite 203 Bend
La Pine, OR
 
Andrew Canfield
Mountain Air Indoors, Inc.
541-420-0712
61525 Tanya Dr
Bend, OR
 
Integrated Electric
(541) 306-3796
35 SE Bridgeford
Bend, OR
 
Pine Valley Plumbing Inc
(541) 385-8709
375 SE Logsden St
Bend, OR
 
Sage Mountain Interiors
(541) 647-2262
1080 SE Centennial St, Suite 3
Bend, OR
 
Reliable Services Llc
(866) 520-0045
PO Box 2126
Bend, OR
 
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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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