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Needing to leave the existing 2x10 2nd floor joists in

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Hey Pearl, needing to leave the existing 2x10 2nd floor joists in place. thinking we can remove the post which is the point load from what used to be the rear wall of this 1941 home and has had a hip roof installed sometime in the 70's to also land on this point.

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Removing post and install a 1 3/4 x 9 1/4 LVL and install into existing walls, attaching to other point loads in a 13' span. what simpson or usp connectors would be best to use in this scenario

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
the LVL would be below the load bearing areas
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
hi
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 4 months ago

Will the beam span the 13'?

What is the joist length on each side of the beam?

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Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 4 months ago

Will it support one floor or two? An attic? The roof?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The lvl beam will span 12’The hoist length on either side. 6’ on the right. 8’ on the left.Support will only be one floor and a hip roof.
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 4 months ago

What is the city and state so I can look at snow loading?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Durham, NC
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 4 months ago

You can plan for three 1.75" x 9.5" 2.0E LVL

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Okay. No Simpson or USP fasteners needed?
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 4 months ago

For the joists or the beam on the post?

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