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Attic Remodeling Hilton Head Island SC

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Frederick + Frederick Architects
8435228422
38 Meridian Road
Beauforts, SC

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Island Professional Cleaning
33 Office Park Road, Suite A-118
Hilton Head Island, SC

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Sears Home Services
8888675309
1347-B RIBAUT RD
Port Royal, SC

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Pristine Renovations LLC
843-525-6920
46 Brickyard Hills Court
Beaufort, SC
Services
Bathtub and fixture refinishing, Countertop refinishing, additions, kitchens,repairs
Licenses / Certifications
SC Res Builder #22941, EPA Certified Renovator

Resort Landscape
(843) 842-4440
32 Palmetto Bay Road
Hilton Head Island, SC
 
Susan Hicks
Betterliving Patios and Sunrooms
843-689-9604
21 Dillon Rd, Ste I
Hilton Head, SC
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
1555 FORDING ISLAND RD
Hilton Head Island, SC

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Grout Depot Inc
(912) 897-6288
1303 Wilmington Island Rd
Savannah, GA
 
Smith repair@remodel
8435750826
1200 battery creek road
beaufort, SC
Services
small home repairs and light remodeling
Years in Business
1

Avant Gardens
(843) 785-5600
Shelter Cove Plaza
Hilton Head Island, SC
 
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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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