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One story frame house - (trusses 4/12 pitch, asphalt

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one story wood frame house - (trusses 4/12 pitch, asphalt shingles with drywall ceiling) want to remove 22 feet of load bearing wall to install garage door. what siz beam do I need to carry the trusses.
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: what do you want to know
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Structural Engineer should know?
Customer: the exterior wall I am removing is 2x4 - in Arizona. Nothing on roof to need added support
What is the truss length?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
30 feet
I tried to accept the call but the payment didn't go through
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
ok. let's just continue with typing
Do you want wood or steel?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
both if possible
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I would prefer both wood and steel if possible
You can plan for a W14x43 steel beam or a 8.75" x 21.5" glulam 24F-V4
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No problem. I'm happy to help. Good luck with your project.
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