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PO Box 66227
Albuquerque, NM

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Lance Griffith
Griffith Mechanical
493 Minturn Loop
Rio Rancho, NM
John Barks
West Mesa Sprinklers
5604 Everitt Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM
Shane McKinley
Reformed Electric
612 Morris St. N.E. #10
Albuquerque, NM
Sierra Homes
(505) 892-3863
4200 Meadowlark Ln Se Ste 8
Rio Rancho, NM
Sunlight Homes
9701 Glendale Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM

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Mark A. Culkin
505-4403436 or 8915353
4735 Gypsum Dr. NE
Rio Rancho, NM
Exquisite Installations
2925 Arizona St NE
Albuquerque, NM
Don or Rosie Onoarto
D.R.D'S Custom Home Builders
505 833-0811
1335 82nd Street SW
Albuquerque, NM
JB Henderson Construction Co
(505) 897-4231
1549 Stephanie Rd Se Ste A
Rio Rancho, NM
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How to Renovate an Attic Bonus Room

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


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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