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Old 08-16-2011, 12:44 PM   #1
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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 ?

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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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