turning attic space into room possible in this situation?

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  1. Apr 3, 2010 #1

    clw

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    I have an attached four car garage with an angular roof that is flush to the side of the house.

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    Inside this attic are multiple joists that support the roof.

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    To access this room, I envision a door to be placed on this wall above the second floor landing with a bridge to connect the two floors.

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    Here are the framing and rafter plans for what its worth.

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    Would this be feasible? Thank you!
     
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    Measure the deflection at midspan for one of your attic floor joists, then measure again with you stepping on the joist at midspan.

    Is it a modified King Post truss, as shown in this link?
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    You're in the Ozarks? I'll need that info to look up your normal roof loading.
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    I am not an expert but I guess it can be possible just like what it looks like on your floor plan.
     

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