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Attic Renovation Saint George UT

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

Robert Kirkland
Leading Inspections
435-862-1969
2578 East Slick Rock Rd
Washignton, UT
 
Neilson Construction Inc
(435) 634-1616
1265 N 1610 W
Saint George, UT
 
Ence Homes
(435) 628-0936
619 S Bluff St Bldg 2
Saint George, UT
 
Gorgeous Garages, LLC
1355 East Saint James Lane
St. George, UT

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Custom K Homes
(435) 862-1862
224 Shadow Point Dr
Saint George, UT
 
Acacia Construction Inc
(435) 703-0113
PO Box 911046
Saint George, UT
 
Sun River Construction
(435) 652-2800
1404 Sunriver Pkwy
Saint George, UT
 
Keystone Construction & Design
(435) 673-5383
720 S River Rd
Saint George, UT
 
Adam's Construction
(435) 627-1858
923 S River Rd
Saint George, UT
 
Richardson Homes Inc
(435) 627-1020
780 N 2860 E Ste 202
Saint George, UT
 
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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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