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Granite Transformations
8018564335
615W 9400 South
Sandy, UT

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SolarTek Solutions
8774151786
299 S Main St
Salt Lake City, UT

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Starry Night Lights
8776047377
7123 Pinebrook Rd
Park City, UT

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Chris Hunt
CR Hunt Construction
8012300030
PO Box 1766
West Jordan, UT
 
David Sykes
David Sykes Mural Arts
801-577-2466
6491 Rogue River Ln
West Valley City, UT
 
Home Depot
(801) 254-5762
3852 W 13400 S
Riverton, UT
 
Trestlewood
8013752779
P.O. Box 1050
Pleasant Grove, UT

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Sid Walch
All Point Inspection Inc.
801-598-6167
PO Box 830
Sandy, UT
 
Chris Hunt
CR Hunt Construction
8012300030
4689 Helenic Lane
West Jordan, UT
 
Patrick Jones
Mountainview Construction & Remodeling, Inc.
(801) 891-3314
P.O. Box 65405
Salt Lake City, UT
 
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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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