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Old 08-01-2010, 07:08 PM   #1
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We jack hammered our basement floor out and need more headroom the beam is to low what are some options anyone have any good ideas??
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Old 08-01-2010, 07:23 PM   #2
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Where are you located ?
How far down is your concrete footing for the walls ?
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Old 08-01-2010, 07:29 PM   #3
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Post some pictures, a scaled diagram, and a verbal description of the problem and exactly what you are trying to accomplish, i.e. how much headroom do you have now, how much do you want, span of beam, size of beam etc.
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Old 08-02-2010, 11:27 AM   #4
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JLC did an article about this a few months back.
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Old 08-02-2010, 12:18 PM   #5
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i really think you should get a civil engineer to have a look for you before you carry on,or you could have the house down.
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