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Old 09-22-2010, 06:32 PM   #1
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installing a 5ft x3ft steel frame window in a 2x6 non bearing wall do you need a header,

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yes,how do you know its not load bearing?

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Yes, even it is only 2x4's and cripple studs. But what he said, are you sure???
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Is it on a gable with the roof like this? http://resourcecenter.pnl.gov/cocoon...er/article/125

Or the roof tails are overhead and some rooms above: http://www.burlington.org/Building08/Spans.pdf

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