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asked in category: General Last Updated: 7th February, 2020

What is a walk in attic?

A walk-in closet behind a knee-wall. Most walk-in attics are behind knee-walls – those little walls about 3′-5′ tall that intersect the sloping roof line. Usually the entire space would have been an attic, but they were reclaimed for living space and a wall was installed to make a bonus room.

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Similarly, you may ask, is it safe to walk in the attic?

If your attic doesn't have a floor, you can gingerly walk on the edges of the wood ceiling rafters (the ones that support the ceiling of the rooms underneath your feet), or you can lay a couple of pieces of sturdy plywood down to use as a sort of plank to get you from one truss to the next.

Similarly, how do you walk in a loft? Move safely in the loft For easier movement in the loft, we recommend using walk boards (also known as crawl boards) laid across the joists. If a top layer of insulation is already in place on the loft floor, roll it back to reveal the top of the joists and then lay the walk boards on them.

Similarly, it is asked, can you walk on insulation?

The insulation is 12-15" deep. There is no walkway or landing in the attic. The only means of traversing the attic is by walking the joists.

Is it OK to put plywood in the attic?

An attic can be floored with 1/2″ CDX plywood, if it is being used for storage. Although thicker sub-floors are normally used for the living spaces in a home, those are usually OSB . However, if the attic is being turned into a living space, then 3/4″ thick plywood should be used.

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