General

Ask Experts & get answers to your questions - ASAP

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related General Questions
how far can I span a 3 beam sistered 2X12 for bearing wall
how far can I span a 3 beam sistered 2X12 for bearing wall in basement, is a 9 inch log house… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
I have a bathroom floor with 2x10 joists spaced 16 OC and span
I have a bathroom floor with 2x10 joists spaced 16 OC and span 16 ft. I want to put a stand alone whirlpool/steam shower unit in the corner of this bathroom. The unit has a footprint of about 24SF and… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
what size LVL beam (and built up 2xs) (cost comparison is
what size LVL beam (and built up 2x's) (cost comparison is important) will support a span of 16 ft to carry second floor bedroom, attic and roof. Beam will be positioned mid span. What size post to su… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
I need to support a second floor on the second story of my
I need to support a second floor on the second story of my home which will have 17 feet between each column support. I went to menards and the recommended a engineered beam 16" tall and said i cannot … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
I live in North Delta, BC and I want to replace a beam in my
I live in North Delta, BC and I want to replace a beam in my basement that is 3 2" x 10" nailed together. My joists lay on this beam. This beam runs the length of my house and is supported by 6" x 6" … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
We have opened up a wall (to start insulating) in our 90yr
We have opened up a wall (to start insulating) in our 90yr old home to find full 2x4 studs on 3' centres, floor joists are full 2x6 (12' long) on 3' centres and roof rafters are full 2x4 on 3' centres… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
Im installing 36 floor joist and need 1 support point. The
I'm installing 36' floor joist and need 1 support point. The run of joist covers 60' (building 36x60). In the basement I want to use an I beam support @ the centerline of 18'. My question is, This bea… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
What size of a glue lam beam do I need for a basement span
What size of a glue lam beam do I need for a basement? span is 14' 6" Beam supports floor joist of 14' 6" , 2x10 @16" on center and floor joist of 11' 6", 2x 10 @16" on center. The main floor has a su… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
looking to span a distance of 24 in my basement of a ranch
looking to span a distance of 24' in my basement of a ranch style home. have 2 9 1/4" LVL's supported every 8' rite now for main beam down middle of floor. floor joists are 16' oc and span approx 20' … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
I live in a 25 yr. old house that has developed noticable floor
I live in a 25 yr. old house that has developed noticable floor vibrations in 2 separate areas when someone walks across. Each area's floor joists are supported by a glulam beam (one upstairs and one … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
Can I make a 20 3 x 20 3 span supported with 10 ceiling
Can I make a 20' 3" x 20' 3" span supported with 10" ceiling joist. The joists were toe nailed without joist hangers and are pulling from a beam. The beam was made with staggard 2" x 10" x 12' boards … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
I have a support wall on my main floor (bungalow) that is 20
I have a support wall on my main floor (bungalow) that is 20 ft long. This is sitting on a beam of 3 2x10s laminated together. This beam is supported by 3 teleports at 11, 22 and 33 feet. The beam is … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
I have a question about beam sizing. I am building a exterior
I have a question about beam sizing. I am building a exterior deck (in Minnesota) with southern pine, treated. Typically in my area, a dead load of 10 #/ ft2 and a live load of 40 #/ft2 is used for lo… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
I live in Penticton BC Canada. I am replacing a center cut
I live in Penticton BC Canada. I am replacing a center cut fir beam 6"x10" x 20' that has a considerable sag in the middle. I have a glue lam beam 5"x18"x20' and would like to put it in there in it's … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
I am adding a two-story side addition with a gabled roof.
I am adding a two-story side addition with a gabled roof. We knocked down part of the exterior wall to extend a kitchen. There is a iron lentil to hold up the brick across an 8ft opening. The new head… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
My house was built in 1850, the floor joist are only 2x6 over
My house was built in 1850, the floor joist are only 2x6 over 15 ft span (12ft wide room), about 16"oc. I'd like to take the bounce out of the floor, which I think I should be able to do it with a bui… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
I am building a shelter. It will be underground and will be
I am building a shelter. It will be underground and will be 12'X18'. It will have a 8" concrete top covered by 36 inches of packed earth. Will 9.5" laminated beams 8" on center across the full 18' sup… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
Is there a pressure treated I joist availible for an eighteen
Is there a pressure treated I joist availible for an eighteen ft. span in a flood zone application?… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

213 satisfied customers

45 years old, retired Marine Officer, current attorney

Kim D.

Kim D.

Consultant

34 satisfied customers

Researcher 25 yrs in small and large institutions

SuperiorConsultant

SuperiorConsultant

Internet Researcher

21 satisfied customers

BBA, serving as Marketing Executive and interested in tourism,sports, and anything and everything!

Michael

Michael

Librarian

4,004 satisfied customers

20+ years as information professional

Cher

Cher

Educator-40+ yrs

1,892 satisfied customers

M.A., B.A., Author, Information & Research Specialist

A. Schuyler

A. Schuyler

Research Analyst

1,194 satisfied customers

30 years in research

Joan

Joan

Internet Researcher

567 satisfied customers

I believe that knowledge is Power! I would like to try to share my knowledge with others.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x