Hi, I have floor boarded part of my loft recently which is a fink cantilever truss rafter system. This will be for storage primarily. Nothing too heavy. However I am struggling to find what weight loads the boarding can actually take. The bottom joist chords are 120mmx35mm and 600mm long. I have also boarded one of the open brick gable ends. Will the weight load of this compromise the structure? Any advice appreciated. Thanks
Hi vanhool, You have an unusual roof if the bottom joists are only 0.6m long - did you mean longer? Whilst you might consider your proposed loading to be nothing too heavy, lots of nothing too heavy can become very heavy. You must specify loading per square metre and where this will be across the trussed rafter. Regards S
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