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  1. Equivalent 2x8 for [email protected]?

    Building & Construction
    Hi folks, I'm finishing an attic and came across a header in the middle of the attic floor. It's a 6' span with [email protected]'s. The floor joists are 8", so I'd like to replace the dual 2x12's with an equivalent in 2x8. Can I sister a few 2x8's, or do I need to find some engineered beam or metal...
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