04:31PM | 12/16/02
Member Since: 12/15/02
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Have a Ca ranch style house with 3 car garage. Want to finish off the garage ceiling and include pull down ladder to allow for better use of this space.
Currently have plywood over beams in garage. How far apart can the support beams be? Plan this to be storage space. Is there a better location to put the stairs? Any other tips/ things I should consider please let me know. thanks


02:20AM | 12/17/02
Member Since: 09/17/02
524 lifetime posts
Tell us how far apart the ceiling joists are, how long the span is,the size of the ceiling joists(2x6,2x8?).


12:44PM | 12/17/02
Member Since: 12/15/02
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span is 18 feet, 2x6's used, these are 4 feet apart. Know the 2x6 need to be alot closer. any assistance is appreciated.


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