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We have a shop with a 12' wide and 11' tall shop door. The
We have a shop with a 12' wide and 11' tall shop door. The existing header over the shop door is a 5.5" wide by 9" tall glu lam beam. We need to shrink the height of the 9" tall beam as much as possib… read more
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Im an Architect looking to size an LVL beam. Opening is 17'
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I have 1890 2 story gabled t farm house. The house has a
I have 1890 2 story gabled t farm house. The house has a porch that wraps around 3 sides. I would like to make the back porch finished space by opening up the back wall 17'. The room is currently 17' … read more
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I am trying to install two medicine cabinets in the wall
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In a 2 story home with 2x6 stud walls, would a 6x10 header
In a 2 story home with 2x6 stud walls, would a 6x10 header on 2x6 trimmer studs suffice for windows up to 9'4" wide in either floor?… read more
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We are wanting to put is french doors in the existing
Hello there, We are wanting to put is french doors in the existing opening to our front room. The existing opening is 77 in with the drywall removed. the door frame is 57 1/2 in wide. Above this wall … read more
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I need to check on an existing header size. How big an
I need to check on an existing header size. How big an opening can be supported by a double 2X6 header, supporting upper floor and roof, on exterior wall with 13' joist span on top. This is existing i… read more
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I need a window header that is 63" and no more than 3" gh.
I need a window header that is 63" long and no more than 3" high. This is in a two story wood frame building that is 60 years old. We replaced a Bay window with a double - double hung window that is n… read more
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I have a 24" tall knee wall on top of my foundation. I would
I have a 24" tall knee wall on top of my foundation. I would lke to add some windows to get some natural light in my basement. Can I just take out 1 or 2 of the approximate 19.5" tall studs and instal… read more
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You did calculations back in July, and I may need your
You did calculations for me back in July, and I may need your services soon again on another residential project in Prince William County, Virginia. Are you available to: 1. Design a clear-span wood t… read more
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Question: Architect plan calls 2x12's ML as a header
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Building a 30'x80' two-story barn with a 20'x9' vehicle door.
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I trying to frame in a basement window into an already built
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I have 6" height for the lintel above my windows in a 2 X 4
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I have a covered porch that many many years ago was enclosed.
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Residential Addition Project. We are adding a two story addition
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I want to frame an opening in a crawl space below my kitchen.
I want to frame an opening in a crawl space below my kitchen. The rough opening will be 32". How large of a header do I need to use?… read more
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