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We want to remove and column that is supporting a load beam.

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we want to remove and column that is supporting a load beam. how far of a span can we go without a column for support
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
Hello, how are you doing? I'll be happy to assist you.
I will need a lot more information.
What type and size beam do you have?
What is it supporting?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The span is 28 ft and the second story is sbove
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
What size and type of beam do you have? What is the joist span on each size of the beam? Is it also supporting the attic? Will it support any ceramic tile?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
8x12 iS the beam size span is 26 ft. There is a second story above
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
It is wood, correct?
Is it supporting the second floor and attic?
What is the joist length on each side of the beam?

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