What is a Loft Leg?
The Loft Leg is a unique design protected solution to avoid insulation compression when using your loft for storage.
Government guidelines recommend that we insulate with 270mm of quilt insulation to achieve a U value of 0.16 (www.energysavingtrust.org.uk).
Thermal studies have shown that compressing your insulation can reduce its thermal properties by more than 50%.
A 175mm Loft Leg fixed on top of a 100mm truss or ceiling joist provides a light weight, cost effective solution.
Developed by a team of engineers and designers the Loft Leg is strong, lightweight and easy to install.
The Loft Leg is manufactured in the UK from recycled polypropylene, to ISO9001 standards and has been mechanically tested by independent experts.
Don't just take our word for it – see what building.co.uk has to say about the issue.
*LOADING LIMIT OF EXISTING CEILING STRUCTURE SHOULD BE CONFIRMED BY A STRUCTURAL ENGINEER.
Creates a raised loft floor above 270mm of quilt insulation
Avoids insulation compression saving energy and money
Strong enough to walk on and store up to 25Kg per square metre*
Manufactured in the UK from recycled materials
What size of chipboard are you using?
How many do I need?
Loft Legs are sold in boxes of 12 units.
The number of Loft Legs you will need depends on the type of loft boards you are using, the distance between your ceiling joists and the area you wish to cover. Answer the simple questions below to calculate how many legs you will need.
Raised Loft Floor Fitting Instructions
Loft Leg recommend the following screws:
Wickes Multi-purpose Screws 4.0x30mm (product code 225627) - click here to open the link
Wickes Optimaxx 4.0 x 30mm (product code 9000246487) - click here to open the link
Toolstation Single Thread Countersunk Pozi Screw 4.0mm x 30mm (product code 34970) - click here to open the link
Homebase Yellow Zinc Plated Loft Floor Fixing Kit (product code 905913) - click here to open the link
Note: Using screws larger or wider than 4mm x 30mm may result in difficulties screwing through the legs
Raised Loft Floor Fitting Guide Pdf
How to Build a Raised Loft Floor
Fitting Guide Videos
How to fit Loft Legs
Screwing down the Loft Leg
Screwing down the chipboard
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