SIMPLE GUIDE TO DETERMINING
WHAT SIZE BEAM YOU NEED
Framing usually uses standard 2x4 lumber, but what size beam do you need?
The size of your beam depends on the length of the span and load it is meant to take.
Contractors and carpenters usually place I-beams at the top of the foundation or basement walls.
is a large section of a tree
that is sometimes notched
or shaved to retain their rustic or rough look.
These are made by manufacturers gluing together several layers of wood to build a durable wood product
Remember to check your local codes so you can not only keep it safe but also legal!
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