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    How to board a loft with thick insulation?

    Loft Specialists

    Hey guys. Tell me about loft boards. Best types? Do I need legs/stilts for the boards? We are looking at laying boards down in attic for storage space. The insulation is really thick though and comes up higher than the joists so I don’t know how to proceed. What would be the best way to install loft boards over insulation, so they don’t push the insulation down?

    Asked by Michael on 3rd Apr 2020
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    Mercer Carpentry & Construction

    "Loft legs that fix onto the joists allow for your insulation in the loft, which should be nice n thick to keep the heat in. Then boards can be laid and fit on top of the legs. They do need to be fixed though as the boards will slide about if not."

    Answered on 21st May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Klm Management Services

    "You need legs and stilts to lay the board down even."

    Answered on 3rd Apr 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Magyp Interior Solutions

    "You could lay over the insulation. Best to use tongue and groove boards just like laying a large scaled laminate flooring."

    Answered on 3rd Apr 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Jb plastering and Renovation

    "Never push the insulation down or it won't work properly. Use board legs or if you can, 6×2 and add it on edge to give you your height."

    Answered on 4th Apr 2020 - Member since Jul 2019 - report

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