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Garage loft....

Posted by hibiscus53 (My Page) on
Sat, Mar 10, 07 at 21:03

We're purchasing a home with a two car garage. Has anyone done a loft or above space for storage? Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


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RE: Garage loft....

Hint as to present garage construction? Attached? Flat roof? Pitched roof? What is the difference between a loft and garage storage?
Ron


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RE: Garage loft....

ron thanks for your reply. The garage is a two car attached. The house is about 10 yrs old. Wood frame.


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I'm guessing, but is the whole garage one open space? No floor above the walls? Just rafter ties half way to the ridge beam? No reason you can't build a platform for storage.
Issues to deal with will be spanning the length(18-20 feet) without any support underneath. You can put support but then you have a pole in the middle of the garage. These are just guesses based on the info available.
Ron


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