Converting your attic to living space is a very ambitious project, but not impossible. The key requirements are that you have enough height to stand and move comfortably, and that you call in design professionals who can detail exactly what needs to be done and how to accomplish it safely and effectively. Following are some basic considerations.
Find out why converting a spare bedroom into a laundry room may have a negative effect on your home's value. Learn how to properly vent dryer exhaust pipes to decresase the chance of a dryer fire.
Find out why condensation forms around air conditioning registers. Get tips on installing insulation around the ducts to lock in warmth and mitigate the temperature difference in the wintertime.
Find out how installing an attic fan can actually increase your central air conditioning bill. Get tips on how installing ridge and soffit vents can lower your air conditioning bill and lower the temperature in your attic.
Find out how to prevent mold from growing in your attic space. Learn how proper roof venting works and what to install to prevent attic mold from starting.
Learn why adding an air conditioning duct in the attic is not recommended. Find out the best method of cooling your house without venting into the attic, and which vents to install to cool your home.
Find out what to do if you have insulation that has been put up the wrong way. Learn the right way to put up insualtion so that the vapor barrier is working to wick moisture away from your home.
Get tips on spiral staircase kits for your home. Spiral staircases saves space and adds a stylish focal point to a living area. Find out about options in spiral staircases, such as materials, kit versus custom designs, and configuration planning.
Learn how to keep your home cool during summer heat using attic fan. Here are few easy ways to cool down – and cool off – without spending a fortune.
Things to know when installing a new floor in your attic. Flooring your attic can make it a perfect place for storage. Doing so the wrong way means that you could weaken your structure, squash your insulation or worse, find yourself with one foot planted firmly through the sheetrock ceiling below!