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DIY Attic Conversions: Building Value. You can probably skip to step 5 at 24 Twenty First St.

DIY Attic Conversions: Building Value

Attic conversions and renovation projects are popular ways of building value in a home. But, who is the benefactor of it - you, or a prospective buyer?

Like the storage between rafters: Finished and Unfinished Attic Storage Ideas

Finished and Unfinished Attic Storage Ideas - Home Tree Atlas

Here are some attic storage ideas ideal for both finished and unfinished attics, along with some flooring ideas for unfinished spaces. Storage Ideas for Finished Attics The best type of attic storage to go for will be built in units. This is because an attic space has weird angles and layouts. Built in units will make

How To: Finish Attic's for Storage Use furring strips to raise floor for wires

Attics

Get inspired and make the most of the extra space above your home with these do-it-yourself ideas for attics.

Photo:+Karim Shamsi-Basha | thisoldhouse.com | from How to Install Pull-Down Attic Stairs

How to Install Pull-Down Attic Stairs

Installing a sliding staircase for a solid route to storage

Install flooring in your attic so that you can utilize the space in your attic for storage.

Attic Dek Floor Panels - 4 Pack

Attic Dek Floor Panels - 4 Pack Universal Fit - Attic Dek allows you to turn unused attic space into storage space. No measuring or cutting necessary for installation. Attic Dek easily installs in your unfinished attic space and allows you to utilize your attic for storage. This new model can be utilized with either 16” or 24” on center joists. No cutting is necessary to install the Attic Dek. Simply place the panel on the joists aligning the width of the panel with the width of the joist…

How to Insulate and Air Seal an Attic Hatch

How to Insulate and Air Seal an Attic Hatch - GreenBuildingAdvisor

Use multiple layers of rigid foam insulation, high quality weatherstripping, and several secure latches

garage / attic storage rack

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To help with heating and cooling our house, we insulated over our hideaway attic stairs by making a box type frame out of Styrofoam insulation to fit over the stairs opening.

Insulating Hideaway Stairs

Any uninsulated area in your attic can reduce the effectiveness of the overall home insulation. Pull down attic stairs if left uninsulated can allow heat from you home's living space to escape. This is a guide about insulating hideaway stairs

Use this insulated attic hatch to prevent heat or cold loss in and out of your attic.

Insulated Access Hatches

Attic Door Insulation - Insulate and seal any attic entrance - pull down ladders, push up or side wall panels and even permanent stairways. The U.S. Department of Energy, numerous agencies and experts agree that the attic entrance is a hole in your crucially important thermal barrier which causes a number of problems: wasted heating & air conditioning costs; mold; fire safety; and ice damming.

Read This Before You Insulate Your Attic - Yes, it's a messy job. But when the dust (and fiberglass) settles, you'll enjoy a fatter bank account and more comfortable indoor temps year-round.

Read This Before You Insulate Your Attic

Yes, it's a messy job. But when the dust (and fiberglass) settles, you'll enjoy a fatter bank account and more comfortable indoor temps year-round.

new attic access header

how to head out an attic access - the space between

a step by step tutorial for how to make your attic access larger and add the appropriate headers for support

How to Insulate Attic Hatch - 2" foamboard has an R-10 value and is easy to work with. Use multiple layers and weatherstripping to effectively insulate an attic hatch.

How-to Insulate Attic Hatch Panels | DIY House Help

How to Insulate Attic Hatch - 2" foamboard has an R-10 value and is easy to work with. Use multiple layers and weatherstripping to effectively insulate an attic hatch.

Attic Air Leaks: How to Find and Seal Them

Attic Air Leaks: How to Find and Seal Them

Electrical outlets, pipes, and light fixtures are examples of where you'll find air leaks.

Attic Pull Down Ladder and Stair Insulation Kits for Attic Access

Attic Pull Down Ladder and Stair Insulation Kits for Attic Access

Due to the recent Code changes it may be difficult to select an attic access solution that meets the new Building and Energy Codes: 2009 IECC Section 402.2.3 and 2009 IRC Section N1102.2.3 and 2012 IECC Section R402.2.4 reads: "Access hatches and doors. Access doors from conditioned spaces to unconditioned spaces (e.g., attics and crawl spaces) shall be weatherstripped and insulated to a level equivalent to the insulation on the surrounding surfaces." Energy Star Version 3 requiremen…

attic access panel / hatch with insulation

How To Insulate Attic Accesses

Insulating attic accesses using weather stripping and ridged foam insulation

How to Insulate an Attic Door

How to Insulate an Attic Door

Insulate an old attic door with inexpensive fiberglass and tape