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What size LVL beam do I need for an 8ft opening on the 1st

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What size LVL beam do I need for an 8ft opening on the 1st floor of a 2 story home
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Customer: Thinking about using 2 2x 10 LVL beams to span a non load bearing wall opening
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Structural Engineer should know?
Customer: Floor joists are running parallel with the interior wall that is being opened up for a larger opening. The 8ft opening is replacing a 3ft opening
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Is it in an interior or exterior wall?
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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Interior wall