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I have basement stairs that turn 180deg half way down and cannot cut out drywall at that landing to allow sheets to be moved to basement. I have a vinyl floor in a mudroom I could pull up and cut hole in subfloor. Would that be ok to do? Should I cut it on the joists so when I repair it rests on half the joist?
 

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If that's all you have, I don't see a problem other than looking from the bottom to make sure there's no plumbing, electrical, HVAC or other in the way.

My wife and I looked at a house with a narrow double back staircase to the second floor once and I walked out as soon as I figured out I would never get any furniture upstairs.
 

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If you are finishing your basement , and pulled a permit, in our parts you have to have an egress window. They are usually big enough to fit materials through.
 

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Only need an egress if you have a bedroom where we are and do not have one down there. The current Windows are a touch too small to fit thru.
 
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