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  1. Adding upstairs room in double high ceiling living room

    Building & Construction
    I have a downstairs living room with a ceiling that is as high as the upstairs ceiling, and want to add a floor to make a new room for the upstairs above one side of the living room. The area of the new room will be about 12' X 12' and already has three of the walls, and I plan to just put a...
  2. What size beam to support loft with 16' between supports

    Building & Construction
    I have a garage with 12' walls and am building a storage loft 8' from the floor. It is 16' wide and the loft will be just under 10' from the back wall. I am trying to find what size beam is required to support the load. The ceiling for the loft will be short (less than 6' at the peak). I am...
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