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Old 05-24-2010, 12:33 PM   #1
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Building in a loft space

I am moving into a loft and we are aloud to build in it, and the way the room is set up, a second floor can be added. This second floor only needs to be a floor with maybe one wall. It does not need any plumbing but might need some electrical work done to add a light or outlets. What are my options? Below are pictures of the space. The second floor would be used as is for a bedroom area and storage.





also i am looking for someone in the Los Angeles area to build it for me or give me an idea on cost. any help would be great thank you all.

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Old 05-24-2010, 01:45 PM   #2
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Building in a loft space

It doesn't look tall enough with the ceiling having all that pipe work and the waffle-style concrete work.

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Go ahead and apply for a variance, those guys at City Hall can use a good laugh.
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Old 05-24-2010, 01:48 PM   #3
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its 15 feet and the space under the new floor for the second level does not need to be that big, the only thing going under there is a flat screen and a coffee table. but you dont think i can add a second level just for a bed?
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Old 05-24-2010, 05:50 PM   #4
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15', you need 8' for the 1st floor
Then probably 10" for the floor
That doesn't leave enough height to build a room
Check with your local building Dept
They will have the final say

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