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HI I need to fit a load bearing beam of 14 feet and am trying to identify what size I need

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I am taking out a load bearing wall I have five uprights I am going to remove and need to replace it with a beam and two upright support beams

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I am working on the external wall and it has its own support wall for the floor

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What is the beam supporting?
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a roof on the side wall of a house
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