Attic Planning

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How to Install Skylights in Your Attic

Skylights can be a first step toward making an attic livable.

Humanely Deterring Pests From Your Attic in 5 Steps

Small critters don't belong in your attic. Get rid of them humanely at the source by pest-proofing your home.

How to Create Extra Living Space in Your Attic

Your attic is a treasure trove of unused space.

Adding Dormers to an Attic

A dormer will bring additional light and headroom.

Installing Attic Flooring Start to Finish

The attic is typically unused space, but if put down some flooring, it becomes a great place for storage or other uses.

Putting Crown Molding on Sloped Attic Walls

Crown molding in the attic? It's doable with these tips.

Werner's Easy Access Attic Ladder 2 - Tools and Materials

Make sure you have all the needed tools and materials.

Attic Remodeling Tips

Remodeling your attic? Follow these tips!

Hanging Attic Storage: Locating Support Beams

Running out of space in your attic? Try hanging storage containers.

Werner's Easy Access Attic Ladder 4 - Cut Hole in Ceiling

Have an inaccessible attic? Here's how to make an entrance.

Werner's Easy Access Attic Ladder 6 - Frame Opening

You've cut your ceiling joists. Now, it's time to create a frame.

Werner's Easy Access Attic Ladder 1 - Preliminary Questions

Tired of having to get out a ladder to reach the attic? Read on.

Werner's Easy Access Attic Ladder 5 - Cut Ceiling Joists

You've cut a hole in your ceiling. Now, it's time to cut the joists.

Werner's Easy Access Attic Ladder 9 - Set Ladder Height

Ready to get this project over with? One last step.

Werner's Easy Access Attic Ladder 7 - Install the Frame

You've framed the opening, now install the frame.

Werner's Easy Access Steel Attic Ladder

DoItYourself reviews Werner's Easy Access Attic Ladder.

Werner's Easy Access Attic Ladder 3 - Finding a Location

Where to put your attic ladder? Check for these criteria.

A Guide to Routine Attic Maintenance

Do you ever forget your attic exists? If left unchecked it can cause serious problems. Here are 5 areas to inspect in your attic from time to time.

Potential Attic Disasters to Check for Now

Have an unfinished attic? Following are some common attic problems to look out for and fix before they become costly issues.

Keeping Attic Storage Warm for Winter

Worried about the cold affecting items in your attic? Here's how to keep it warm.

4 Attic Storage Container Insulation Tips

Want to store things in your attic so they don't get wet? Here's how.

How to Install an Attic Hatch and Ladder - Part 2

You've made your hatch. Time to add the ladder.

3 Best Climates for Attic Storage Containers

Attic storage: find out if you have the right climate for it.

Planning to Finish an Attic - 5 Tips

So you want to finish your attic? Here are some tips to get you started.

How to Install an Attic Hatch and Ladder - Part 1

Can't get to your attic? Now you have no excuse.

Werner's Easy Access Attic Ladder 8 - Install the Ladder

Done attaching the frame? Time to attach the ladder itself.

Estimating the Cost of Finishing Your Attic

Are you planning to finish your attic? Here's what you need to factor into your budget and where you can save cash.

7 Wall Storage Ideas to Keep Your Attic Clutter-free

Are you afraid to go in the attic? Vanquish the clutter with these storage tips.

Attic Renovations Made Easy

How to plan your finished attic.

Little Known Attic Flooring Options

Can't store anything in your attic because there's no floor? You have options.

How to Create Available Attic Storage Space

Does your home lack sufficient storage? Fit it all in your attic with this guide.

How to Seal Your Attic Access Door

Make sure your attic entrance is airtight. Otherwise, you could be losing money.

Finishing an Attic: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

So you're finishing your attic? Avoid these common pitfalls.

Considering an Attic Conversion? What You Should Know

Considering converting your attic? Here are 8 factors you should take into account.

Installing an Attic Access Door: 7 Tips

Here are 7 tips you can use right now to install your attic door properly.

Attic Makeovers

Need more space? What about the attic?

Finishing an Attic: Heating and Cooling Considerations

What use is a finished attic if it's too hot or cold? Rhetorical question: none.

Installing an Attic Lift

Want an easier way into your attic? Why not install a lift?

Advantages of a Finished Attic

There are many good reasons to finish your attic. Not only will it increase the value of the house, it will improve its insulation and storage capacity. Below are listed the specific advantages to finishing your attic. Caution: It is in violation of many local building codes to convert attic space to

Answers to Attic Questions #1

Got attic questions? We've got answers.

Answers to Attic Questions #2

Got attic questions? We got answers.

Finish Your Attic: How to Build Attic Walls - Part 2

Now, you've cut the plates and studs. It's time to finish your attic walls.

Finish Your Attic: How to Build Attic Walls, Part 1

Want to start your attic conversion off right? Walls would be a nice touch.

How to Build Attic Storage Shelves

Defy the stereotype! Make your attic the well-organized one with storage shelves.

How to Build a Folding Attic Access Ladder

Tired out getting out a ladder just to reach the attic? Install a built-in one.