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Township wants me to have the size of my microlam beam engineered JA:

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township wants me to have the size of my microlam beam engineered
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: that was fast my old kitchen was 20x9 I put a 6x20 addition on and I am taking out the old back wall to open up the room to 15x20 the lam only has to support the new 24 ft 2x8 rafters I put in with a strong back studded wall on top of the lam for center support
JA: Anything else I can tell the Structural Engineer before I connect you two?
Customer: i don't think so if there is questions i can give a email address
JA: I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Structural Engineer about your situation and connect you two.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Hello.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
I can help.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Is the beam not also supporting an attic? You said new 24' rafters? Was the entire roof reframed?
What is the city and state so I can look at snow loading?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Before I accept the phone call offer, do you need the beam size only or the actual calculations?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Can you answer that?

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