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I want to build a patio that is 12 feet wide by 60 feet long, I need three 20 foot beams what size do my beams need to be? I live in phoenix az

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What diminsions will I need for my beams to span 20 feet? 12x 16? 0r 10x14?

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I will be using 8 inch pre cast columns and one side of the patio will be supported by the block wall of my house

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You can plan for 4 2x12 southern Pine no. 2 or 5 2x12 Doug-fir no. 2. Both should be pressure treated.
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