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Attic Remodeling Kearney NE

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Sears Home Services
8888675309
5804 2ND AVENUE
Kearney, NE

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Mid-States Irrigation of Kearney Inc
(308) 236-5496
1720 Highway 30 East
Kearney, NE
 
Johnson Lawn & Landscape
(308) 237-5296
306 E 6th St
Kearney, NE
 
Peerless Irrigation & Well Drilling
(308) 237-3460
Highway 10 North
Kearney, NE
 
Fairbanks International-Kearney
(308) 237-3128
714 3rd Avenue
Kearney, NE
 
Sunshine Lawn Care and Landscaping
(308) 381-0354
2509 Commerce Avenue
Grand Island, NE
 
Svensen Gene D & Associates
(402) 592-5099
8600 South 98th Circle
La Vista, NE
 
Water & Air Ecology of Nebraska
(308) 236-5399
1503 East 33rd Street
Kearney, NE
 
Steinbrink Landscaping & Garden Center
(308) 234-6670
2010 30th Road
Kearney, NE
 
Farmers Irrigation District
(308) 783-1622
130223 Stonegate Road
Minatare, NE
 
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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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