The garage shall be separated from the residence and its attic area by not less than 1 2 inch 12 7 mm gypsum board applied to the garage side.
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There is nothing that states a firewall should be run thru thru attic.
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I had to get them to stop as it didn t follow the boundary of my wall downstairs and so i don t think it would count as a firewall and not to mention it cuts a few square meters out of my attic.
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I am wondering if the old rules apply now that the garage is a part of the home and can no longer hold a car.
Some time ago in my single family home ranch style we converted the open breezeway between garage and house to a closed den at that time 89 the contractor was required to provide sheetrock fromfloor to r.
I am not aware of a an attic firewall in a single family home.
Garages beneath habitable rooms shall be separated from all habitable rooms above by not less than 5 8 inch 15 9 mm type x gypsum board or equivalent.
The old way treated the two dwellings within the two family dwelling as separate structures i e similar to townhouses which are separate structures in that the fire partition had to extend to the roof etc the new way treats them as two dwellings in a multi dwelling single structure i e similar to condos.
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Specifically i was wondering about the attic area above the living room which used to be the garage.
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The fire separation wall has another whole cut in the attic for the ac duct to go through to the living room.
The garage shall be separated from the residence and its attic area by not less than inch 12 7 mm gypsum board applied to the garage side.
Two opposing and offset studded walls create an 8 cavity into which frm 100 is spray applied.