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I' MREPLACING A LARGE PICTURE WINDOW WITH A 6' O SLIDING

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I' MREPLACING A LARGE PICTURE WINDOW WITH A 6' O SLIDING DOOR. WILL HAVE AROUND 7'' FOR A HEADER. WOULD A DOUBLE 2X8 WITH A 1/4'' FLITCH PLATE BOLTED 1' CENTERS DO THE TRICK? ATTIC IS EMPTY(INSULATION), AROUND 16' WIDE, AND ROOF LOAD THE SAME WIDTH 5/12 PITCH,6'RIDGE HGHT.
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.
Can I get back to you in a couple hours?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
What is the city and state so I can look at snow loading?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
What is the distance from ridge to eave?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
What is the overal beam span?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
the snow load will be around Madison WI. the span of the header is 6'0 , add 6'' for double cripple on each side for 6'6''OA(+or-).ridge rafter around10'. What would be the bolt pattern and centers? 3/8'' carrage?

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