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Attic Renovation Fort Collins CO

Looking for Attic Renovation in Fort Collins? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Fort Collins that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Attic Renovation in Fort Collins.

Baosol Sustainable Building Consulting
9702172885
13465 Woodchuck Dr.
Masonville, CO

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Choice Flooring Services, LLC
970-412-8506
1534 Box Prairie Cir.
Loveland, CO
 
Blue Star Construction
(970) 581-8400
326 Pearl St
Fort Collins, CO
 
Kitchen Tune-up
9702821230
1733 Rolling Gate Rd
Fort Collins, CO
 
Poudre Valley Home Improvement Inc
(970) 472-8410
PO Box 1119
Fort Collins, CO
 
Seth Kuddes
Seth Kuddes
(970) 430-0548
713 Bonita Ave
Fort Collins, CO
 
Ayers Home Repair
(970) 690-0441
2626 Pleasant Valley Rd
Fort Collins, CO
 
Envisage Custom Tile
9702226312
1701 Dora St
Fort Collins, CO

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Radon Home Measurement and Mitigation, Inc.
(970) 4160196
1919 Corriedale Court
Fort Collins, CO
Services
Radon Inspection and Mitigation Systems installation
Licenses / Certifications
Estes Park
Awards
NRPP
Membership Organizations
NEHA, AARST, CARMA
Years in Business
12 years

Drennen Custom Contracting
3038019111
PO Box 272167
Fort Collins, CO

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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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