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How to Create Attic Storage

These instructions demonstrate how to add more storage space in an unused attic by installing pull-down stairs and plywood flooring.

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Materials

  • screws
  • nails
  • 3/4" plywood
  • 2x4 boards
  • furring strips
  • rope
  • trim
  • wood putty
  • paint

Tools

  • drill
  • drill bits
  • crowbar
  • reciprocating saw
  • drywall blade
  • miter saw
  • hammer
  • circular saw
  • chalk line
  • safety glasses
  • paintbrush

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