DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum (http://www.diychatroom.com/)
-   Windows and Doors (http://www.diychatroom.com/f104/)
-   -   headers for a window in a block wall (http://www.diychatroom.com/f104/headers-window-block-wall-112320/)

tlstanley84 07-29-2011 04:11 AM

headers for a window in a block wall
 
I want to cut a whole on the exterior of the house and place a window I know what tools I have to use and have a plan to cut it but I dont know if I have to use a header for the window or not and if I do how and what do I make it out of?

Just Bill 07-29-2011 06:26 AM

The main supporting member in block or brick is usually a steel angle or "T" beam, 3/8-1/2 thick. Sometimes a prestressed concrete beam is used.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:47 PM.


Copyright 2003-2014 Escalate Media LP. All Rights Reserved