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    Default Maximum load for attic storage?

    We have 2x6 with 16-inch spacing for our attic joists. We want to put flooring down and use it for storage. What are the maximum loads for this type of set-up? Does anybody know where I can look for that information? Thanks!
    Last edited by purtman; 03-15-2008 at 06:46 PM. Reason: Fixed my grammar.

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    Default Re: Maximum load for attic storage?

    More info needed.

    2x6s, but........what distance are they spanning between supports? What species? .....etc.

    http://www.awc.org/calculators/span/...rcalcstyle.asp
    Last edited by goldhiller; 03-15-2008 at 08:32 PM.

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