DIY Doctor

Main navigation


How much can I safely store in my loft??

Postby steven.fox@gmail.com » Thu Sep 02, 2021 4:32 pm

Hello,

I'm not sure if anyone can help me with this...

I have moved into a 20 year old property with a decent sized loft space that's already been boarded with chipboard (and insulated) and I'm trying to find out what weight the floor can take per square metre?

The rafters are 60cm apart on centre and are 4.5cm wide by 9.5 cm high.

I'm not planning to push it close to the maximum and I'll spread it out as much as possible - just wanted to get an idea of it's rating so I can feel reassured that I'm pretty far away from it.

Thanks for reading!
steven.fox@gmail.com
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
25%
Posts: 2
Joined: Thu Jun 24, 2021 2:13 pm


Sponsor

Loft Light attic lighting products



  • DIY How to Project Guides
  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!


 
  • Related Topics