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Upstairs ceiling joists

Post by mwilson75 » Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:26 am

Could anyone tell me the correct size and type of timber that I should use to build the framework for a new ceiling upstairs in a terraced house. I plan to board on top of it for storage purposes.
Ta very much

sean tarras
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flooring loft

Post by sean tarras » Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:40 am

hi, am wondering
if u could help am away to floor out my loft for some storage space and i was wondering about the aframes that support the roof if they can be moved in any way.

blues brothers
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Removal of A frames in roof space to make storage area.

Post by blues brothers » Thu Jan 03, 2008 2:56 am

Sean Tarras-- You can remove A frames, but you must first get the
advice of a structural engineer. He should advise you on the replacement
supports and there new positions ,thickness of the required timber etc. He will also inform you about the correct fixing,ie bolts , plates etc. And all this will have to be fitted into place before you remove the A frames
in question.
Hope this is of some help. Regards Blues brothers.

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