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Need to repair two 2 x 10 joist that are adjacent to each

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Customer: ***** ***** need to repair two 2 x 10 joist that are adjacent to each other the joist were framed around a chimney which was previously removed the problem started when they were originally framed there was only one header used instead of two, then the chimney was taken out, i could sister wood to the joist which would be involved but since i am more interested in structural so ?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: sue what nothing is failing been this way for decades what else/
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.

I can help, let me read your question a bit closer

Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.

could you draw a rough sketch showing me the configuration you are explaining and also include some dimensions?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
this is the joist guy please respond
Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.

Sorry, can not do a phone call at the moment, would you be able share a sketch with me or some photos?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok no phone but need tochat
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are u there
please answer
Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.

I am here.

would you be able share a sketch with me or some photos?

Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.

Let me know if you still need help

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