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reinforce i-beam

  1. Building & Construction
    hey. new member and first post here. short of the long; we bought a 120 yr old house 2 years ago. we knew it was gonna be work. we knew they had a bowing foundation wall they repaired, ancient electrical, horrible plumbing, and has had 2 additions- one in 1914 and one in 1958. I've really...
  2. Building & Construction
    I am creating a theatre room in my basement, but have an unsightly support post in a bad position in the room. I've consulted a structural engineer who has indicated I can take that support post out if I reinforce the existing metal I-beam with 1/2" rebar welded to the upper inside corners of...