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How to Install an Attic Ladder

Attics can offer an excellent storage location, but attics sometimes don't come with easy access. Learn how to install an attic ladder ...

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Top 100 Attics Projects

  1. 1. Remote-Control Attic Lift (00:01:21)

    Easily and safely store items in the attic with this remote-control lift.

  2. 2. How to Repair a Roof Leak

    A roofline leak and an open attic vent are allowing both water and critters to enter this home. Learn how to repair a roofline hole and...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 3. Making Room for Babies (03:04)

    Seven years and three kids ago, their new house was plenty big -- for two.

  4. 4. Attic Update (01:58)

    Find out how an updated attic adds usable space and interest for buyers.

  5. 5. 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.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 6. Attic Turned Man Room (00:20:00)

    An attic is transformed into a cozy and comfortable media room.

  7. 7. Operation Flying Raccoon (03:06)

    Josh uses a football and air cannons to simulate an attic animal invasion.

  8. 8. Werner Televator (01:02)

    Check out a ladder designed for homes with minimal space into their attics.

  9. 9. How to Expand a Trapdoor for Installing Stairs

    Begin a trapdoor construction process by framing out the trapdoor opening to make space for the stairs. These step-by-step instructions...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 10. House Invasion (20:00)

    A car drives through the front door and animals create havoc in the attic!

  11. 11. Insulation How-To (03:41)

    Everything you need to know about insulation choices and R-values.

  12. 12. The Simmons Job (20:00)

    Gina and Joey want to turn their attic into a master bedroom and bath.

  13. 13. Retractable Closet (01:50)

    If you have an attic, you just may also have room for a drop-down closet.

  14. 14. Attic Battlefield (03:55)

    Will Gina and Joey's marriage survive their attic renovation?

  15. 15. Attic Dek (01:05)

    Take advantage of unused space in your attic with this great solution.

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