Is a cat walk in the attic above insulation safe for trusses?
Will I undermine my roof trusses at all by adding a catwalk in the attic with a series of 2×4’s? I’m trying to make it easier to do visual inspections of the roof and any repairs in the attic by setting up a walkway above the insulation (about 2′ deep).
I wish I had done this during construction, but I figure better late than never.
The Flatrock Passive House blog has a good picture of what I’d like to do:
I think my roof trusses are a little smaller, probably around 2-2.5″ wide, more like what’s shown in this YouTube video:
My set-up would be only for getting around in the attic, not any storage.
Is this safe to do?
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