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Attic Remodeling Excelsior MN

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AFFORDABOARDS
9529129883
5613 W. Glen-moor Rd.
Minnetonka, MN

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Craftsmen Home Improvements
7455 France Ave. South, # 194
Edina, MN
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Specialty Contractor
Awards
2010 Guildmaster
Membership Organizations
Angie's List, Better Business Bureau, EnergyStar

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Shelter Architecture llc.
6128704081
2913 Harriet Ave Studio 102
Minneapolis, MN

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North Coast Construction, LLC
6129686239
2434 Blaisdell Ave #4
Minneapolis, MN

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BuyLighting.com
8889909933
1436 East Cliff Road
Burnsville, MN

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Home Depot
(952) 949-0982
13100 Valley View Rd
Eden Prairie, MN
 
F&P Remodeling by Design
6128892730
300 Gramercy Ave. #17
Minneapolis, MN

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McSparron Hardwood Floors
6122093843
4358 Sheridan Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN

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Natural Built Home
6126057999
4020 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

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Home Depot
(952) 898-6960
155 W Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville, MN
 
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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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