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What size beam will I need to support a load bearing wall. I

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What size beam will I need to support a load bearing wall. I have a gable roof on my home. I want to span a distance of 28'. I live in the Metro Atlanta area, which we get very little snow each year. Thanks, Victor
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Is this an interior wall or exterior wall? What is the joist length on each side of the beam? Will it support one floor or two? What about the attic? Will it support any ceramic tile?

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

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