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Former owner added a 9' x 7' garage door to eave side of
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Im removing a load-bearing wall in a 1960'S house I just
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Need a LVL Beam sized, Have a 15' patio door opening, no
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Would love some advice on this! I have an enclosed sunroom.
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We are remolding a kitchen and opening up a load bearing
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I want to open up the wall between my kitchen and living room.
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I am removing a wall in an old house and need to span 18.7
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