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MY ARCHITECT SPECED FLOOR JOISTS FOR AN ATTIC STORAGE ABOVE

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MY ARCHITECT SPECED FLOOR JOISTS FOR AN ATTIC STORAGE ABOVE A GARAGE AT 30 +10 PSF THE CLEAR SPACE IS 20' 6" HE SPECTS USING 2X12 16 OC #1 GRADE MATERIAL THE MATERIAL IS HUGELY EXPENCIVE IS THERE ANOTHER PRODUCT LIKE MANUFACTURED JOIST (NOT TGI'S) I CAN USE SO I CAN GET IT PRICED Thanks Ed C
JA: OK. Is there anything else important you think the Structural Engineer should know?
Customer: Just that the beams will be sitting on a 6 inch bearing wall on one side and a paralam 51/4x18x23' 21/2" on the other
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
I can help
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
I would recommend 2x12 Doug fir no. 2 at 12" o.c.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
That will work nicely for you and easily found
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.

Hello. Do you have any other questions for me on this topic? If you could rate my answer, I would appreciate it.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I UNDERSTAND
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 19 days ago.

If you could rate my answer, I would appreciate it.