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purtman
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!

goldhiller
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/calc/timbercalcstyle.asp

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