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17ft wall load bearing wall between living room and kitchen

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17ft wall load bearing wall between living room and kitchen to remove open consept .one ceilling 16 ft wide other 11 ft ,wall holds up 2 upstairs room and roof
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
I can help
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
Does it support the roof or just the second floor and attic? It's atypical for an interior wall to support the roof?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
just the 2 upstairs floors and atic
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
Two rooms, but only one level, correct. One floor level plus the attic?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
thats right
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
You will need a 7" X 16" 2.0E LVL to work for strength and limit deflection to L/360 under a full design load
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
that what i thought irs been 19 years and my math was rusty thank you for your help
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
No problem. I'm happy to help. Good luck with your project.

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