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Attic Renovation Mountain Home AR

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

Sears Home Services
8888675309
1029 HIGHWAY 62 E STE 1
Mountain Home, AR

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Hopper Termite Control
(870) 425-4122
1521 Rossi Road
Mountain Home, AR
 
Monuments & More
(870) 425-4074
2586 Highway 5 South
Mountain Home, AR
 
Ozark Springs Nursery
(870) 425-3800
304 Bomber Boulevard
Mountain Home, AR
 
Kelley Thomas Landscape Nursery
(870) 425-0288
2213 Highway 5 North
Mountain Home, AR
 
Stage Right
870-421-1512
275 Kingsberry Drive
Mountain Home, AR
 
S & J Greenhouse
(870) 492-6556
47 Woodhill Circle
Mountain Home, AR
 
Moranz Lawn & Garden Equip
(870) 492-4727
111 Buzzard Roost Cutoff
Mountain Home, AR
 
Gonce Nurseries
(870) 425-7722
703 East 9th Street
Mountain Home, AR
 
Remington Ranch
(870) 425-2717
2490 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
 
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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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