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Attic Remodeling Brookings SD

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Turfguard Lawn Service
(605) 697-6718
108 West 32nd Street South
Brookings, SD
 
Farmers Implement & Irrigation
(605) 692-6153
East Highway 14 Bypass
Brookings, SD
 
Shepardson True Value
(605) 692-9405
803 Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
 
Home Depot
(605) 361-7439
2523 S Louise Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Dakota Petri-wood
605-951-0045
501 South Wheatland Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Services
Deck & Fence Renewal With Superior Quality Wood Stabilizer & Preservative
Awards
U.S,D.A. Federal Bio-Preferred Program Backed by leading Scientists: Dr Robert Adams, Dr George Jenkins U of New Brunswick Canada, Wayne Smith Texas A&M
Membership Organizations
100% Organic, Safe for kids and pets, Environmentally friendly, Eliminates moisture in wood.
Years in Business
Year # 2

Austreim Landscaping
(605) 692-1005
1222 Western Avenue
Brookings, SD
 
Eugene Beckman & Sons
(605) 693-3514
A G Plaza
Brookings, SD
 
Landmark Landscape
(605) 629-3755
Po Box 92
White, SD
 
Cobbled Rue Interieurs By Stratman
(605) 343-7457
2408 Jackson Blvd
Rapid City, SD
 
Mbm Contract Painting Inc
(605) 388-9769
3714 Ivy Ave
Rapid City, SD
 

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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