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Old 01-02-2009, 07:19 AM   #1
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Moving a tie beam


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I understand and know why and what a tie beam does in my loft.
I have a rather big loft with plenty of space in which I have constructed a hobby room. Unfortunately the tie beam is at a height from the floor of about 3’, which is becoming a real pain to duck under every time. Will I be able to replace it a further 2' up in the same location with taller upright supports. Or would this weaken the support it offers?

In addition, as I have constructed my hobby room I have obviously built a ceiling within my room by adding beams from roof vertical struts across the loft that look like mini tie beams.

I will take some photo’s to add later if this will help to explain my problem.

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Old 01-02-2009, 08:13 AM   #2
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Photos are good.
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