Re: Structurally sound for attic remodel?
Yep -- you'll need to enlist the services of an enginner or architect. Besides they will have to provide you with stamped drawings for you to submit to your local municipal builing department for approval and permits.
Originally Posted by Lots-o-work
It's very rare any * attic * is properly structured and configured for living space.
In your situation things that comes to mind are --2X6 joists will not be acceptable for floor joists ( grossly undersized ) --- you'll need an appropriate staircase ( at least 36 inches wide ) to this space --- you will need the appropriate sized egress windows in this space -- to name a few.
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