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Wfd1712 07-15-2012 11:34 AM

Proper load. Bearing header
 
Hi I have a room 20 x 10 with 9' ceiling. It use to be 2 10 x10 rooms with a bearing wall in the center now it has 2 6x6 beams spanning the 10' length I want to remove the 6x6 beams and bury a header so I need help in determining what size header to use. The rafters run the 20' this is a one story house with attic space and the room is located in the right hand corner of house

joecaption 07-15-2012 12:02 PM

You need someone on site to look this over, no way someone 1000's of miles away should be even guessing on this one.

mae-ling 07-15-2012 12:13 PM

Please don't take any advice from us here.
Sorry.
You need a structural engineer to come look at it.


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