wanted to pick your brains about an idea, a previous owner of my home converted the carport, which housed the attic scuttle hole, into an extra room and relocated the scuttle hole to a closet near the eaves and unfortunately, right in the path of the home’s incoming 110 line bundle, I’ve dealt with it for years but need to run cat5 lines to a new room and want to add more insulation, I don’t want to go through that closet to do so, there is no where else in the home that is logical for the scuttle hole so I decided to install a door in the gable on the north side of the house, once I got in to the attic to survey the gable I did not like what I was looking at, the door must open outward and I’m not sure how I want to go about it, I was hoping I could find a small framed in door that I could retro in but no luck, I am also considering making the door out of the existing gable panel that I cut out, I’d love to hear your suggestions, the height of the door can not exceed 51″
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