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Attic Remodeling Columbia City IN

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Chad Hankee
Modine Drafting LLC
260-750-2993
11624 Gladesford Road
Roanoke, IN
 
Home Depo
(260) 497-9315
6235 Lima Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Hoosier Remodeling
(260) 436-8463
6317 Constitution Dr
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Lothamer Home Improvement
(260) 482-7997
2821 Lincolndale Ave
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling
(260) 436-7510
3010 Butler Ridge Pkwy
Fort Wayne, IN
 
David
Modern Style Painting
(260)760-0940
1501 Sinclair Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Garage Outfitters & More
260-449-9310
9926 Inninois Road
Fort Wayne, IN
Services
Garage & Closet Makeovers
Years in Business
6

Handyman Remodeling Services
(260) 444-9953
6223 South Bend Drive
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Just In Tyme Home Improvement
(260) 420-3845
1719 N Harrison St
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Cj'S Home Improvements
(260) 482-3626
1018 E Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
 

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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