Loft Conversion

Old 03-31-00, 02:28 PM
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I hope you can help me. My name is Rob and I own a 2 up 2 downtown house,
>and i despiratly need a work space for my music. So i figured that i could
>use my loft.... Except I haven't a vast amount of money... so i'm doing it my
>self( More fool me!!) Basically there is normal ceiling joists up there and
>a iron curder between the inner walls... If I brase the Ceiling joists from
>the middle of the cealing up to the Roof joists at both ends of the
>loft,(basically side struts to put the paster board against and support the
>floor) Will This be 1. Wise???!!! and also support me and my computer??!!
>If you can help me and this makes any sense,PLEASE PLEASE offer some advise because i'm no engineer!!!
Old 03-31-00, 07:13 PM
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What is holding the loft up now? Is it a true loft?

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Old 04-01-00, 03:40 AM
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I would need more information in order to help you. what size are your floor joists, how far apart are they. How far apart are your rafters, etc. With this information, may be able to help you. Good Luck

Jack the Contractor

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