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Attic Remodeling Sioux City IA

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Bob Merchant & Son Construction
(712) 255-1357
2908 Morgan St
Sioux City, IA
 
Handy Man Home Remodeling Center
(712) 276-0248
3460 Gordon Dr
Sioux City, IA
 
Lowe'S Home Improvement Warehouse Of Sioux City
(712) 389-9007
5758 Sunnybrook Dr
Sioux City, IA
 
Cuthbert Construction
(712) 258-2335
2000 Jones St
Sioux City, IA
 
Sears Home Services
8777608339
4480 SERGEANT RD
SIOUX CITY, IA

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Patterson Home Improvements
(712) 223-2976
1704 1/2 11th St
Sioux City, IA
 
Abbott Construction
(712) 277-2262
3122 Pierce St
Sioux City, IA
 
Remodeling Services
(712) 276-8606
5220 Wellington Ct
Sioux City, IA
 
Richmar Homes
(712) 259-1827
2327 Pueblo Drive
Sioux City, IA
 
Audino Frank Construction Inc
(712) 258-7564
2805 W 4th St
Sioux 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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