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Attic Remodeling Lakewood NJ

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Mark of Excellence Remodeling
800-734-3737
PO Box 3276
Long Branch, NJ
Services
Home Remodeling

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Eliano Mesquita
professional decks
732 4891529
1302 todd rd
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Vito Ferlisi
DoorPro Garage Doors, LLC
732-966-0192
304 Keats Ave
Toms River, NJ
 
Tracy Zarriello
Queen Sweep Chimney Service
732-534-9814
P.O. Box 1494
Jackson, NJ
 
Jim Grisard
Sat-Link Communications
732-988-8801
33 Green Avenue, Suite 2B
Neptune City, NJ
 
Scott Stewart
Stewart's Painting and Power Washing Inc.
732-674-8160
17 Alec Drive
Howell, NJ
 
VINNY SESSA
NEW JERSEY LAWN AND IRRIGATION INC
888-655-2967
211 N COUNTY LINE ROAD
JACKSON, NJ
 
Mirek
M&M Construction of NJ, Inc.
732 803 63 37
15 New Mexico St
Jackson, NJ
 
John Premaza
The Premaza Group, LLC
732-865-1227
1110 Curtis Ave.
Wall, NJ
 
Fred Hodge
Precision Home Improvements, LLC
908-216-3451
42 Revere Place
Freehold, NJ
 
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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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