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My name is ***** *****. I need to replace a load bearing

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Customer: HI, My name is ***** *****. I need to replace a load bearing wall that is 11 ft. on the main floor. I have purchased 2 - 11 7/8" lvl's. And plan for 3 ***** ***** studs on each end. Should that be enough?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: The roof is a hip roof and I have extra supports for the main beam in the basement. I think a double 5.5 beam would have done the job but I went with the 11 7/8 just for overkill.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.


Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Is it supporting a floor? Attic? Other? What is the joist length on each side of the beam?

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Do you still need help with this?

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