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Going to remove a first floor bearing wall with a span of 12'.

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Going to remove a first floor bearing wall with a span of 12'. There is a 9' wide attached enclosed porch perpendicular to one side of the wall that is attached above the openning. The other side is the outside wall of the first floor of a two story structure that is 16' wide. What size and number of lvls would be required to span the 12' opening?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
Hello, how are you doing? I'll be happy to assist you. The question is very under priced. I will submit an offer for you. If you accept it, I will have a few questions and will get you an answer within an hour of you accepting the offer.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
What is the city and state so I can look at snow loading?
Will it support any ceramic tile?
What is the joist length on each side of the beam?
Is the beam supporting one floor, an attic, and the roof?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
no thanks
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
Ok. Good luck with your project.

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