Loft to join timbers to increase height?

youngcolt said:
yeah i read that earlier and i also read that it is for strength, question is

why does it make it stronger?

and is this necessary in the case where you are not planning to use it for taking loads of weight.

because wherever you stand the the new timber transfers the load accross all the old timbers at the same time rather than just the one or two where your standing
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It will also help with laying your new insulation as, assuming you are using two layers of insulation to make up the thickness they should be laid perpendicular to one another,

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