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Attic Remodeling Highland Park MI

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Gordy Oliva Remodeling
248-398-9747
26038 Pembroke
Huntington Woods, MI
Services
Home Remodeling

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Home Depot,
(586) 264-7866
37000 Van Dyke Ave
Sterling Heights, MI
 
Home Depot
(734) 458-4956
13500 Middlebelt Rd
Livonia, MI
 
Bruce Reese
Your Designs, LLC
248-250-3356
1458 E. Hayes
Hazel Park, MI
 
Carina Daniel
Rhema Health Care
248-200-2008
17800 Northland Park Court
Southfield, MI
 
Upsclae Solutions
2488421519
18696 Denby
redford, MI

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CNC Construction, llc
586-855-3523
16029 E 14 Mile rd
Fraser, MI
Services
Home Remodeling

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P & B Finishers, Inc.
586-254-7969
12955 22 Mile
Shelby Twp., MI
Services
Home Remodeling

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Martin J Miracle
Miracle Maintenance LLC
248-521-5741
2146 Emmons
Warren, MI
 
Chris White
Dr. Sweep
313-469-9262
32088 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak, MI
 
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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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