Tips for Dealing with Attic Condensation During the Winter - If you
live in areas where it snows and snow remains on your roof for long
periods during the winter, make sure that you read and understand most
of the tips in this article about attic condensation.
Solar Attic Fans Saves You Money - If you live in a cold climate,
where temperatures rarely get above 80°, you probably don't need to read
this article. However, if you live in a climate, where temperatures are
above 80°, for more than three months out of the year, here's a great
way for you to save money in the future.
Pest Droppings in the Attic - Sometimes I wonder how these large
animals can get through such small holes in our homes and into our
attics and crawlspace's. A few years ago, I was working on a home that
had water damage to the siding that needed to be fixed. The homeowner of
course didn't want anymore water damage and this required repairing
roof, the original cause for the siding damage.
Handrail Safety - Some stairways that lead up to your attic will
have a safety or guardrail to prevent people from falling down the
stairs or off of them. Attic handrail safety can provide homeowners with
a little peace of mind if they just follow the few simple steps. Make
sure that the handrail is at least 42 inches in height. 42 inches is the
minimum height for guard rails and can be found in the uniform building
Framing Water Damage in Your Attic? - Dry framing water damage isn't
that hard to spot, however, you can't be afraid of the attic. There are
plenty of people who are afraid to enter this insect infested, rodent
crawling place of ultimate darkness. You can always hire a professional
contractor if you're afraid, hopefully they won't be.
Attic Fans to Cool Down Your Home - Summer Cooling Ideas - Attic
fans can drastically reduce the temperature of your attic and this can
keep your home cooler and possibly save you money on air-conditioning
costs in the future. The problem is, do I really need an attic fan and
how much money will it actually save me.
Causes Attic Odors and Strange Smells - If you've ever opened up
your attic access hole, only to find one of the worst odors you have
ever smelled in your whole life, I've been there too. What causes these
horrible smells and what can you do about them?