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Top 100 Attics Projects

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

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

  2. 17. How to Install Blown-In Cellulose Insulation

    Cellulose insulation is considered a "green" product — more ecologically sound than competing products. It's also highly effectiv...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 18. Attic Suite (20:00)

    Abby and Jamey want to turn their unfinished upstairs into a master suite.

  4. 19. The Wellses (01:04)

    Bryan and Karrie want to turn the attic of their cottage into a bedroom.

  5. 20. How to Seal an Attic Duct

    Securing existing ductwork in the attic will help with eliminating dust in a house. Learn how to repair a leaking duct and seal it for ...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 21. How to Finish Attic Walls and Ceilings

    In a tight attic space, finishing the walls and ceiling is especially important. Learn how to finish an attic's walls and ceiling with ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 22. 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
  8. 23. 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 ste...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5,000 - $10,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 24. Daunting Dormer (03:59)

    John helps Donna and Toni save more than 10 grand on their attic redo.

  10. 25. How to Install Folding Attic Ladder

    Many attics are accessible only through small access panels, making them anything but useful. Installing a folding attic ladder can mar...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 26. 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
  12. 27. Attic Dek (01:05)

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

  13. 28. How to Install a Solar-Powered Attic Fan

    An attic fan can help reduce heat inside a home and overall cooling costs. These step-by-step instructions show how to install a solar-...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 29. Before-and-After Makeovers: Mudrooms, Laundry Rooms, Basements and More

    Remodel your mudroom, laundry room, basement and more with these makeover ideas from DIY Network's hit show Money Hunters.

  15. 30. 16 Amazing Attic Remodels

    DIY Network has inspiring ideas on how to turn an unused attic into extra living space.

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