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The I-joists between the first and second story of my two
The wood I-joists between the first and second story of my two story garage are sagging about 1 inch in the center of the larger garage. The span is 26.5 feet. One garage is 23.5feet wide and the othe… read more
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I am building a mezzanine in my garage. I have 14 foot
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I would like to replace my two garage doors into a single
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