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Transform Your Attic: Windows, Flooring and Walls

Finishing an attic is an easy way to add space and value to your home. Learn how to transform your attic into usable space with these easy step-by-step instructions.

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Charlie and Julie Buchanan drop more than $20,000 finishing their attic bedroom. But a surprise in the middle of construction costs them thousands more. Fortunately, the changes add up to an almost $30,000 return on investment. Learn how transforming an attic into a master suite can boost your home's value at HGTV's FrontDoor.com.

Add value and space to your own home.

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How to Install Knee Walls

Refinishing an attic adds great value to your home. When remodeling attic space, it might be necessary to add new walls. Learn how to install knee walls in an attic with these easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.

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How to Install Windows in an Attic

If you're remodeling your attic, you'll want to add some natural lighting. Learn how to install windows in your attic with these easy-to-follow directions.

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    $5,000 - $10,000

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How to Install Hardwood Floors in an Attic

Adding flooring to a newly remodeled attic can be a simple task. Learn how to install hardwood floors in your attic with these easy steps.

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