Attic Remodeling Watertown WI

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Jon Erb
Clever Work service
N7294 Manske Rd
Lake Mills, WI
Mike Burrow
Tiki Design Studios
425 sleepy hollow ln
Marshall, WI
Lake Side Total Basement Finishing
N71W35648 Mapleton Lake Drive
Oconomowoc, WI
Basement Remodeling and Basement Finishing
Licenses / Certifications
Total Basement Finishing Authorized Dealer
Membership Organizations
NARI Milwaukee Chapter, La Crosse and South Central Wisconsin Builders Association, Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce

Rock River Hard Woods
317 North high Street
Ford Atkinson, WI

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Watertown Evergreen Nursery
(920) 261-9043
1311 West Main Street
Watertown, WI
James L. Steindorf
JB Crete, Inc.
P.O. Box 576
Marshall, WI
Sears Home Services
Watertown, WI

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Sears Home Services
Beaver Dam, WI

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Z-Farm LLC
(920) 262-8888
2871 Highway Cw
Watertown, WI
Koplin Excavating & Grading
(920) 261-2121
N1330 State Road 26
Watertown, WI
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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.


    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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