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How to Get Most Out of Your Attic Space in Newtown, CT

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Given the right home improvement process, your property can benefit from a properly utilized attic. There are several modifications you can apply to this part of the house, ranging from simple to complex alterations. However, if you’re looking to get the most out of your attic space consider the following improvements.

Install Windows

Windows in your attic allow natural light to enter the room. The more lit up a space is, the bigger the area feels. You’ll also feel more motivated to work on your attic because the light gives the room a warm and inviting atmosphere. There are several window styles you can place in your attic, and these are:

  • Skylights
  • Rose windows
  • Dormer windows
  • Top-hinged roof windows

When installing new windows, make sure that they follow the design scheme of the house. This helps you achieve the aesthetics you desire in the interior as well as the exterior.

Attic Finishing

If you’re planning to convert your attic into an additional bedroom, it’s a good idea to finish your attic first. Finishing your attic prepares the room for renovation or remodeling because the necessary changes are done during the finishing process. The process usually includes:

  • Attic floor, ceiling and wall fortification
  • Installing access and egress (full-size staircase)
  • Ventilation and insulation installation

Take note that finishing your attic brings your property up to code. Attic finishing also gives the space additional safety features.

Renovation & Remodeling

Once you’re done finishing your attic, you have the opportunity to renovate or remodel the space. If you want to keep your attic as a storage room, you can expand the area or apply attic storage solutions to give you more space. Likewise, you can remodel your attic and turn it into a more functional room like a guest bedroom or a playroom.

Attic Insulation

Attic insulation is the most simple improvement that immensely improves your property’s energy consumption. Insulation helps regulate your indoor temperature, without the need for additional cooling or heating systems. The material keeps pleasant air in and uncomfortable air out. Plus, certain kinds of insulating material act as vapor barriers – protecting your attic from moisture-related damage. With these insulation benefits taken into consideration, you will rely less on your HVAC systems and consume less electricity.

With many great ideas for improving your attic, you’re probably excited to start working on your property. However, it’s best that you contact Superior Remodelers because nothing beats the results of professional craftsmanship.

With Superior Remodelers renovating or remodeling your attic, it won’t be long until your new room is made available. Give us a call at 888-330-8148 if you’re interested in our services for properties in Newtown, Connecticut, and nearby areas.

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