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Attic Remodeling Pocatello ID

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John Merzlock
Merzlock Appraisals
208-478-1010
POB 2933
Pocatello, ID
 
Adams Construction
(208) 232-8623
8965 W Buckskin Rd
Pocatello, ID
 
Bullock Brothers Construction
(208) 235-1207
1118 Booth Dr
Pocatello, ID
 
Barker Keith Construction
(208) 237-6888
1326 Ridge St
Pocatello, ID
 
American Dream Home Builders
(208) 233-2257
440 E Clark St Ste A
Pocatello, ID
 
Le Buetts
Buetts Fence
208-775-3233
62 E. Leta
Inkom, ID
 
Brennan Construction
(208) 232-2606
1701 Bartz Way
Pocatello, ID
 
Brennan Construction Co
(208) 232-0613
718 S 2nd Ave
Pocatello, ID
 
K & J Remodeling
(208) 237-6881
1433 Spaulding Ln
Pocatello, ID
 
Twiss Construction
(208) 221-0149
1234 N Hayes Av
Pocatello, ID
 

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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