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Lvl sizing

Customer Question

removing part of an interior wall

spec'ing lvl size for 14' header carrying half the load of 15' ceiling joists and 2 kickers from a roof that spans 28' . It also will have a 5' header hanging off it at about halfway that carries 2 ceiling joists and one kicker

bearing to solid block sills in basement with footer with 2x6 framing down there.  will be putting extra posts in to transfer the load.  wall in question is 2x4 but can be expanded within limits

2x8 ceiling joists

comp roof

no snow load

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
Hello. Can you post a sketch for me to look at?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

file:///Users/jessrad/Downloads/photo-4.JPG

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
Thank you. I will look at it now.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
Those links didn't work. Can you try posting it again?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
Do you still want help with this?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks we have moved on all is well

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
Great. Good luck with your project