Raised Floors in Closets

MarcCCTxMarcCCTx Posts: 230
edited December 1969 in The Commons

OK, real life question here.

I was helping someone move, and every closet (including the kitchen) had raised floors. About an inch and a half or two, they look like they were built as part of the house. The house was probably built in the sixties, this is South Texas.

Why raise the closet floors? The owner has no idea. Sorry, no picture.


  • VI KnightVI Knight Posts: 0
    edited December 1969

    maybe in case of water leak or flooding. You would have the extra clearance before stuff started getting wet. i am not carpenter but that would be my guess.

  • KhoryKhory Posts: 2,826
    edited December 1969

    Fear of flooding? Truth is I've never heard of that in my life!

  • ValandarValandar Posts: 693
    edited December 1969

    Maybe to hide all the secret passages?

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