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Old 05-19-2010, 10:38 PM   #1
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How to Fill in An Old Staircase?


Our "new" house has a circa 1975 metal spiral staircase that is narrow and unsafe. (I can't imagine getting boxes of Christmas ornaments up or down it.) So we want to remove it, fill in the hole, and make a closet there. A contractor is building a new staircase in a different spot. Because that is expensive (pipes have to be moved), we would like to fill in the old spot ourselves. What do we need to do to make sure no one falls through when they hang up a coat?
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Hangers and joists.

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And sub-flooring.... Or really big shoes.

Start reading on page #30: http://books.google.com/books?id=iwS...joists&f=false

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And sub-flooring.... Or really big shoes.

Start reading on page #30: http://books.google.com/books?id=iwS...joists&f=false

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Always with the pesky details, Gary. What's a few gaps in the floor, here and there?
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