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Old 07-27-2009, 07:26 AM   #1
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Spaces between loft(ceiling joists)


Dear All

Maybe a simple question to you tradesmen, can anyone tell me the required and/or average distance between loft joists? also can anyone recommend what i use in the loft so as i dont fall between the joists?
All advice very much appriacted.
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Old 07-27-2009, 10:24 AM   #2
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Definitely need more info. Is the loft existing? Is it something you're thinking of building? Is it currently an attic (and if so what is the size and span of the ceiling joists)?

Framing members are spaced 12" on center, 16" oc, 19.2" oc and 24" oc...Totally depends on a number of factors.

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