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I want to extend my existing flat roof and additional 6'

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I want to extend my existing flat roof and additional 6' ...It is supported by 4" X 14" doug fir beams with 2X10 Joists running perpindicular
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The beam extension will be supported by 2X6 bearing wall
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Do you want to extend the joist span or the beam span?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I want to extent my beam
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Can you keep a post and add a new beam or do you want to replace the existing beam with a larger beam?