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  1. Temporary wall construction

    Building & Construction
    I'm doing a remodel to remove a wall dividing the kitchen from an addition on the back of the house. The opening will be appx 24'. I've already got the beam ready, and now I'm working on creating a temporary support wall. My question is simple. Is it ok to create 3 separate 8' support walls...
  2. Basement remodel

    Building & Construction
    I have a 45' x 25' basement that we are finishing and I have a question about the support posts holding up the beam in the middle of the basement. (The house is a one-level ranch.) The beam is 3 2x10's nailed together and there are 3 cinder block columns spaced out over the 45'. They are...
  3. supporting a steel beam??

    Building & Construction
    need some advice: i had an engineer come out and draw up a support beam for a wall i am removing. its going to be approx 15 ft long and 6x6. the plan calls for 2 2x6s under each side. how do i secure the steel beam to the supports??? we were originally thinking using LVL but it was...
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