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Looking at the south side of the house now where I plan to
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I just found this and figured I would ask if anyone could
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Need to span 16 feet above a slider door, above the door are
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I'm an architect and need some quick help with some steel
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I want to replace two single garage doors with a wide double
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Restoring an 1880 multi-story victorian home. Have sagging
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Hi I am building an extension at the front of my house and
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