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Attic Remodeling Terre Haute IN

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dale deardorff
deardorff andson construction
812 878 8859
p.o. box3477
terre haute, IN
 
Kenneth A. Tingley
Tingley's Ceramic Tile Setting
812-234-4521
3770 Riley Road
Terre Haute, IN
 
Paitson Home Improvement Roofing & Siding Co Inc
(812) 232-2869
34 N 12th St
Terre Haute, IN
 
S & J Home Improvements
(812) 230-8659
1811 N 8th St Apt 5
Terre Haute, IN
 
Boling Home Improvements
(812) 232-6136
2015 N 25th St
Terre Haute, IN
 
Jonathan Wright
Wright's Pool Service
812-249-4037
817 E Southport Dr
Terre Haute, IN
 
Mitch Brown
New Image Concrete
217-251-5920
12321 E. Washington St.
Marshall, IL
 
King's Home Repair llc
(812) 243-4406
319 N. 17th St
Terre Haute, IN
 
Long Larry & Son's Home Improvement
(812) 877-4987
10255 E Railroad Ave
Terre Haute, IN
 
Ketner & Sons Electric Inc
(812) 466-5151
1416 Lafayette Av
Terre Haute, IN
 

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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