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Removing first floor column and adding drop beam. New span

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removing first floor column and adding drop beam. New span is 16'6". Using 2x6 jack to support beam. Can drop beam a maximum of 11"..what size 5 1/4 parallax?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
I can help
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Removing first floor column that supports second floor. (3) 2x6 jacks on each end supporting 5 1/4 parallam beam with 16' 6" span
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
What is the beam supporting? A second floor and attic)
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
second floor and attic
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
I tried to accept the phone call, but the payment didn't go through.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
What is the joIt's length on each side of the beam?
Will it support any ceramic tile?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
Joist not jolt
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello, do you still need help with this?