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Tobacco Pine Reclaimed Timber
3366160003
125 Narrow Gauge Road
Reidsville, NC

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Emb Construction Company
(434) 685-3036
2969 Moorefield Bridge Rd
Danville, VA
 
Advanced Building Technologies
(434) 791-2046
815 Wilson St
Danville, VA
 
Danville Roofing Co
(434) 799-9019
PO Box 2121
Danville, VA
 
R & D Lawn Care & Landscaping
(336) 627-7753
723 Ayden Road
Eden, NC
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
1573 FREEWAY DR
Reidsville, NC

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Efficient Construction Company
(434) 792-7732
148 Ingram Rd
Danville, VA
 
Yeaman S R Construction
(434) 685-1241
572 Gemstone Ln
Danville, VA
 
Johnston Nursery & Landscaping
(336) 623-1995
333 Summit Road
Eden, NC
 
Quality Lawn Care & Design
(252) 753-3176
5287 USHighway 258
Farmville, NC
 
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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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