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Attic Remodeling Manchester NH

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Your Home, Your World
6032239867
138 N. Main St.
Concord, NH

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Anthony Beaulieu
AGB Electric & Home Automation
617-201-6510
6 Ironwood Drive
Windham, NH
 
Lowe'S Home Improvement Warehouse Of Manchester
(603) 518-9146
707 Huse Rd
Manchester, NH
 
Handyman Matters
(603) 622-9011
25 Concord St
Manchester, NH
 
Unique Remodeling Co
(603) 669-9687
298 Granite St
Manchester, NH
 
Jim Cullen
Freedom Advanced Electric, LLC
603-518-5105
138 Wayne Street
Manchester, NH
 
Sheryl Chatterton
A Brush with Life
603-289-6481
12 Albin Ave.
Allenstown, NH
 
Clear Choice Home Improvements
(603) 232-0237
750 East Industrial Park Dr Unit 4
Manchester, NH
Services
New Hampshire siding, window replacement, vinyl siding, replacement windows, window installation, window repair,window screen replacement, windows vinyl, New Hampshire home siding, replacement window

Queen City Remodeling And More
(603) 644-2122
875 Page St Ste 2
Manchester, NH
 
Quantum Remodeling
(603) 566-4173
111 Sharon St
Manchester, NH
 
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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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