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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.

Materials

  • double-hung windows
  • foam insulation
  • plywood
  • screws
  • shims
  • wood glue
  • wood flooring
  • 2x4 pressure-treated boards
  • underlayment

Tools

  • measuring tape
  • pencil
  • sandpaper
  • chalk line
  • circular saw
  • drill
  • hammer
  • handsaw
  • pencil
  • power drill
  • straightedge
  • tape measure
  • utility knife
  • framing gun

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