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I have a home project. I am taking out a wall opening up my

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My name is*****(###) ###-####I have a home project. I am taking out a wall opening up my living room to kitchen. The span will be 21'6". What size and thickness do I need a Micro lam beam to be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.
Can you take a look at the following link and answer the questions at the bottom of the sheet? Your answers will allow me to accurately model the loading and size your beam. Thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I forgot to mention that my house is a tri level. The main walk in floor with only roof over the structure is the side i would like to remove the main support wall carrying the roof load. Wall I am wanting to remove is approximately 21' 6" that would be opening between Kitchen and Living room and Front Foyer. House was built in 61 the roof supports are 2x6 framing not a new contstrustion truss that is used in todays building.
Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.
Let me know when you come back online
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