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need to span over a 20' garage door with a laminated wood beam ...what size to I need ....there is a truss above this beam which is 33 ft. … read more
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For a deck with a flush beam, what is the maximum spance for
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I'm building a 30' by 40' garage with approved drawings from
I'm building a 30' by 40' garage with approved drawings from an architectural firm. It has three garage doors on the front 40', with the 5/12 pitch roof gong to the sides to eliminate snow build up in… read more
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I will be constructing a24' x 40' pole barn. I am using
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I'm trying to find out the minimum size RSJ I will need to
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What is the maximum span interior wall cut-out which is now
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I have a 5' x 20' deck/balcony that is supported via engineered
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I have 16' 2 x 4 trussess I will be using garage. garage
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I have a thick (12" deep) concrete retaining wall, built on
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I am building a 30 x 20 garage with a deck above in Douglas
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I am building a 42x48 garage with an attic storage room. On
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I have a cantilevered deck on my house. I want to extend my
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I want to place a laminated beam to support the joists of my
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