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Attic Remodeling Bozeman MT

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AA Craftsman, Inc
4065865714
313 N Wallace
Bozeman, MT

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Patrick Thorsen
Granite Peak Hardscape Landscape, LLC.
406 570-7459
1500 Parkview Place
Bozeman, MT
 
Scott
DOVETAIL RAIN GUTTER SUPPLY & INSTALLATION
406-585-2979
4510 E Baseline Rd
Belgrade, MT
 
BLACK DIAMOND CONSTRUCTION
(406) 579-8750
P.O. Box 6188
Bozeman, MT
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General Contractor
Licenses / Certifications
Certified Lead Renovator
Years in Business
6

Western Conservation Services Inc
(406) 586-9773
6040 Sypes Canyon Road
Bozeman, MT
 
Refuge Sustainable Building Center
4065859958
714 East Mendenhall
Bozeman, MT

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Errol
New West Landscapes
406.595.0123
Bozeman, MT
 
Kath Costanti
YS Squared, Inc.
406-763-4233
12 Penny Lane
Gallatin Gateway, MT
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
2825 W MAIN ST UNIT 8H
Bozeman, MT

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Bridger Canyon Tree Farm
(406) 587-4553
8860 Bridger Canyon Road
Bozeman, MT
 
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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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