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I'm putting a roof over my deck. I have a 13' 6" span from
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I am building a screen room. The roof will be supported by 4
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I am building a patio cover/roof that is free standing on 3
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Would like to span aprox 40' with steel I beam.. post can be
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I need the size of a beam to span a 15 foot span out from
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I am building a free standing patio cover 23 ft by 10 ft
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I would like to know what size steel I or H beam I need to
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