- 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
- Attic 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 code.
- Dry 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.
- Using 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.
What 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?