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Attic Remodeling Kansas City MO

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Elements of Green
8168420500
1919 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO

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A R C Construction
816-763-4272
13012 2nd St.
Grandview, MO
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Home Remodeling

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Jodi Ross
Ross Management Company, LLC.
(913) 232-7411
2718 Grove St #1
Kansas City, MO
 
Felix Vidarte
America's Best Appliance
913-306-7601
2315 S. Northern Blvd.
Independence, MO
 
Raymond Earl
Chimney Professionals of Kansas City
913-735-9225
1030 Quindaro Blvd
Kansas City, KS
 
Habitat ReStore/Kansas City
8162316889
4701 Deramus
Kansas City, MO

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Poor Boys Painting
816-612-1151
4425 Rear E 10th St
Kansas City, MO
 
Melissa Mann
Melissas Murals
816-365-4593
2407 W. 49th Terr
Westwood, KS
 
Matt Conklin
A-Team Electric
816-786-8307
7104 N, Holmes
Kansas City, MO
 
Caleb Buland
Intelligent Line A+D, LLC
816-785-2265
9728 N Highland Ter
Kansas City, MO
 
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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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