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A load bearing wall of 12 feet supported by a walls along each

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A load bearing wall of 12 feet supported by a walls along each side of the 12 feet. A 4x4 was taken out 1/4 the way along the support beam of 12 feet. 6 years later there is a 1/2 inch sag. Is this acceptable and expected to happen to a home built in the 1960's and a one story home.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.
Can you take a look at the following link and answer the questions at the bottom of the sheet? Your answers will allow me to accurately model the loading and size your beam. Thanks
Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.
I am still here to help if you need it.