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Attic Remodeling Derby KS

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Blue Ribbon Construction
316-871-4815
1661 N Byron Rd.
Wichita, KS
Services
Home Remodeling

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Daniel Leland
Decker Electric, Inc.
316-265-8182
4500 West Harry
Wichita, KS
 
Lifestyles By Lane Inc.
(316) 773-9407
3805 E. Longview Ln.
Wichita, KS
Services
All residential remodeling and construction
Licenses / Certifications
Class B #373
Years in Business
47

Excel Custom Woodworking
(316) 633-1411
1803 S Pattie St
Wichita, KS
 
Handyman Matters of Wichita
316.773.0303
1632 S West
Wichita, KS
Services
Handyman, bath remodel, siding repair
Licenses / Certifications
6344
Awards
Highest Customer Service Award past 3 years
Membership Organizations
BBB, Wichita Chamber, Wichita Area Builders Association
Years in Business
11

Barry Brecheisen
Heartland HomeWork, Inc.
316-990-6475
1037 S, McComas
Wichita, KS
 
Jim Wilson
MillCreek Custom Decks
316 312-7801
6455 SW Holderman Road
Augusta, KS
 
Sears Parts & Repair Center
8888675309
11333 E KELLOGG
WICHITA, KS

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Rival Electric Inc
(316) 425-2301
2949 N Porter Ave
Wichita, KS
 
Forgotten Craftsman
(316) 269-4677
216 Commerce St
Wichita, KS
 
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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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