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Attic Remodeling Mason City IA

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JasLyn Cleaning
641-420-1872
826 15th St SW
Mason City, IA
 
Earl May Nursery & Garden Center
(641) 423-7932
12251 265th Street
Mason City, IA
 
Miller Tree & Landscape
(641) 423-5428
19343 220th Street Apt A
Mason City, IA
 
Outdoor Services Inc
(641) 423-0733
938 North Federal Avenue
Mason City, IA
 
Total Lawn Care
(641) 424-9237
611 South Indiana Avenue
Mason City, IA
 
Sears Home Services
8777608339
1720 S FEDERAL AVE
MASON CITY, IA

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Brakke Implement Inc.
(641) 423-2412
Highway 122 West
Mason City, IA
 
Floyd & Leonard Auto Electric
(641) 423-2072
510 S Washington Ave
Mason City, IA
 
Yaggy Colby Associates
(641) 424-6344
215 North Adams Avenue
Mason City, IA
 
Berry Machine Inc
(641) 423-2972
636 South Delaware Avenue
Mason City, IA
 
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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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