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Want to open a wall that does not appear to be load bearing

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want to open a wall that does not appear to be load bearing as it runs font to back of the Home. Present wall has two 2x4s nailed togeter as top plate supportibg ceiling joist running perpendic. to wall. Would 2 2x 12s with plywood sandwiched between be adequate for the 16 foot span. Moderate snow load on the roof in winter with no rooms above planned expansion. only attic space
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
Hello. I can help
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
Do you have roof trusses or joists and rafters?