Using attic space
Sandy Cleland
March 28, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I am brand new to this discussion and was wondering if anyone could pass on some advise concerning attics? How can you tell if an attic is able to be used for possibly a small room / storage?
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Norm Walters Construction Inc.
You would need an engineer or architect to inspect the attic. If it consists of engineered roof trusses alone, you can't do it, well easily anyway.
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Sandy Cleland
Thank you for your answer, I will check into it. It's a wartime house (40's) and as a kid growing up in one there were many of my friends whose bedrooms were in the attic and now I live in one and the extra room could sure help! I need more storage space and maybe a room to escape to! . . . LOL
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In Europe, the building standards were much sturdier (no offence Norm) and many people convert their attic space into habitable places or storage... but as Norm says, always best to check
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Sandy Cleland
Thanks for your reply!
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thank you so much for the reply
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