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I want to remove a load bearing wall that separates two

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I want to remove a load bearing wall that separates two rooms. The wall is 7 feet and the span is 22 feet. What size beam would I need?

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I want to hide the beam in the ceiling joists. This is for a single story home. There is an attic above the wall I want to remove. The roof trusses are 2x6.

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Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 2 months ago
Is it a storage attic or a non storage attic?
What is the joist length on each side of the beam?
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Non storage attic. 11’ on each side for a total span of 22’.
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 2 months ago

And the beam is also going to span 22'?

Do you want wood or steel?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Wood. Read first correspondence for dimensions.
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