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Attic Renovation Dearborn MI

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Home Depot
(734) 458-4956
13500 Middlebelt Rd
Livonia, MI
 
Gordy Oliva Remodeling
248-398-9747
26038 Pembroke
Huntington Woods, MI
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Home Remodeling

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Sun Home Improvement
9729 Jessica J Ln.
Plymouth, MI
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Specialty Contractor
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CertainTeed Master Craftsman, EnergyStar, Pella

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Dave Long
D and L Property Management
313-461-7674
P.O. Box 324
Wyandotte, MI
 
Carina Daniel
Rhema Health Care
248-200-2008
17800 Northland Park Court
Southfield, MI
 
Upsclae Solutions
2488421519
18696 Denby
redford, MI

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Energy Efficient Construction
3829 West Road
Trenton, MI
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Specialty Contractor

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Tom Gray
Grays Outdoor Services
248-470-2316
32470 Donnelly
Garden City, MI
 
Craig Niner
Supreme Deck, Inc.
313-242-1000
26221 Grand River Ave.
Redford, MI
 
Bruce Reese
Your Designs, LLC
248-250-3356
1458 E. Hayes
Hazel Park, MI
 
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How to Renovate an Attic Bonus Room

Written by Matthew C. Keegan  //  2011/11/24  //  Attic , Home Improvement  //  No comments

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Homeowners who are pressed for space, but not desiring to change the footprint or size of their home, should look up. As in their attic space. Most homes have attics and most attics can accommodate at least one room, a bonus room of sorts that can add value and living space to any room.

Fortunately, an attic renovation project doesn’t have to be terribly complex and it can be a cost effective one too. You can transform most any attic bonus room area into usable space, a project that can be done over a long weekend.

Remove the current clutter — You’ve been using your attic for storage, but now you need to free up that area of living space. Get rid of stored furniture, boxes and seasonal items, moving this stuff to another area of the house or donating same the same to the Salvation Army, Goodwill, Vietnam Veterans or other organization.

Clean it up — Vacuum floors, wash walls and clean windows. Access what can be used in your new living area, such as the current walls or flooring, and determine what needs to be replaced, such as those leaky, drafty windows. Familiarize yourself with EnergyStar ratings to find the windows that work best with your home.

Patch the walls — Inspect the walls for damage and patch the same. Or, put up new dry wall, and prime and paint the walls. Choose light, warm colors to create an open, soothing environment. Consider accenting one wall with wall paper or a contrast a wall with a different paint color for visual appeal or to conceal a defect.

Consider the floors — If you already have wood floors in place, then you’re in good shape. Otherwise, you may have to lay down new flooring. Examine the current flooring to see if it is designed to hold weight. If not, you’ll need reinforce the floor first. With wood floors in place, you can leave these bar, add carpeting or get a throw rug. Carpeting may be best for a room that has insufficient heating, but is still usable for a bedroom, an office or as a hideaway room.

Lighting and outlets — You may need to hire an electrician if your lighting and electrical connections are not sufficient in your attic. You’ll want a sufficient number of electrical outlets, overhead lighting and you may want to extend your home’s security system to the top floor of your house. Ensure tha...

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