Attic Remodeling Lawrence KS

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Troy Karlin
ALL-N-1 Landscape
2350 Franklin Rd
Lawrence, KS
Brobst Drywall Construction Inc
(785) 845-4796
1171 N Milton St
Lawrence, KS
Apple Tree Homes Inc
(785) 832-1414
2405 Oxford Rd
Lawrence, KS
Clovis Construction
(785) 841-0066
2623 Alabama St
Lawrence, KS
Denning Santee Construction
(785) 842-8470
3200 Mesa Way
Lawrence, KS
Dillard Construction Inc
(785) 862-3736
3642 Se 53rd St
Lawrence, KS
Krizman Carpentry & Construction
(785) 842-6584
1177 E 1150 Rd
Lawrence, KS
GreenBox, LLC
5808 Sagamore Ct.
Lawrence, KS
Manufacturing recycled glass counter tops and vanities
Years in Business

Laing Rod Construction Inc
(785) 842-8555
1835 Foxfire Dr
Lawrence, KS
Jerry Miller Remodeling
(785) 691-8671
111 Pawnee Ave
Lawrence, KS

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.


    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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