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I meant 30' span, beam is encased in more which has beem

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I meant 30' span
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: Wood beam is encased in more wood which has beem hanging across my back patio at the 7' level. Want to replace it with something smaller, yet providing adequate support for roof.
JA: Is there anything else the Structural Engineer should be aware of?
Customer: Not that I can think of...
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

I can help

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Do you have any pictures you can share with me?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Single story roofline extending about 12' from house.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Still waiting for an answer. Have filled out the credit card request 3 times now. What is the problem?
Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Sorry for the delay, I am away from my office and doing this on my phone.

1. So you have a 30' clear span, or are there intermediate supports across the 30'?

2. What city and state do you live in for possible snow load consideration?

3. What type of roofing material do you have?

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Let me know when you come back online

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