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Old 06-28-2010, 08:38 AM   #1
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installing lvl ridge beam


I am putting on a second storey that is 15 x 25.. Approximately what size LVL ridge beam would I need to span 15' .The floor joists are running parrallel to the ridge.Also what size posts would be required to support this? Thanks
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Old 06-28-2010, 08:42 AM   #2
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What does your approved plans call for?
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What kwik said. Installing such a beam is certainly a DIY job; doing the engineering to figure out what size is not.
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Are you going to have ceiling joists or is this a vaulted ceiling?
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