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The Attic Renovation: The Finished Product

The Attic Renovation: The Finished Product

A dozen photographs of the finished attic: two bedrooms plus the hallway closet.
The Attic Renovation: Lighting and Heating

The Attic Renovation: Lighting and Heating

The light fixture choices for the second floor bedrooms and hallway. Zoning the boiler.
The Attic Renovation: Drywall and Mud

The Attic Renovation: Drywall and Mud

The attic project comes together with the contractor hanging the drywall and applying the compound.
The Attic Renovation: Wiring for the Future

The Attic Renovation: Wiring for the Future

Hopefully future-proofing the attic renovation by running plenty of coax and Cat5 cable.
insulation

The Attic Renovation: Insulation

Insulating the side attic, knee wall and cathedral sloped ceiling on the second floor.
The Attic Renovation: Adding the Dormer

The Attic Renovation: Adding the Dormer

A few details of the construction of our front dormer. From a hole in the roof to additional living space..
The Attic Renovation: Removing the Chimney

The Attic Renovation: Removing the Chimney

Removing an unused chimney opens up floor space. Plus several other reasons why you might want to remove a chimney.
The Attic Renovation: Installing Collar Ties

The Attic Renovation: Installing Collar Ties

Installing collar ties in the attic to add structural strength to the roof and provide a fastening surface for the drywall ceiling.
The Attic Renovation

The Attic Renovation

How we uncovered insulation, ventilation, electrical and structural problems in our finished attic.