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Attic Remodeling Sumner WA

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Richlite Company
8883835533
624 E. 15th St.
Tacoma, WA

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Gerry Ray
Gerry Ray's Roofing Inc.
253 394 6687
2203 159th St Ct E
Tacoma, WA
 
Tyler
M and I Tile and Stone
425-238-3615
28710 34th Ave S Unit A-4
Auburn, WA
 
Steve Gamble
Carbon Woodworking, LLC
253-350-1290
18412 273rd Ave E
Carbonado, WA
 
Gary Ray
Ray's Tree Service
253-250-2799
33219 89 Ave Ct S
Roy, WA
 
Marty Skipworth
Skipworth Constructin
253 226 1796
PO Box 73278
Puyallup, WA
 
Peter Boone
BEST FIT LLC
(253) 332-7920
12913 SE 317th Court
Auburn, WA
 
Debbie Hastings
A Custom Fit Construction
253-435-8889
6710 205th ST CT E
Spanaway, WA
 
Tony
Pacific
206-595-7447
3805 SE 331St Street
Federal Way, WA
 
Michael Smith
MD SMITH Construction and Renovation Services., Inc.
425-970-3072
16324 186th Ave S.E.
Renton, WA
 
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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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