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buckmaster 08-16-2011 11:44 AM

what size beam do i need
 
what size beam do i need for a 4 foot opening on a loading bearing wall that sets on a slab ?

Ron6519 08-16-2011 03:07 PM

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Originally Posted by buckmaster (Post 708536)
what size beam do i need for a 4 foot opening on a loading bearing wall that sets on a slab ?

Kind of depends on the load above. Two story houses will need a larger header then a one story house. With a two story house you might need footings as opposed to resting the framing on the floor(4" slab)


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