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09-26-08, 10:13 AM   #1  
ceiling sag

About several years ago i had two wood beams put in to take out 3 columns in my downstairs area it now has sagged a separated to corners of opening on the second floor how can i raise the beams back to its original level.Any help would be greatly appreciated
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09-28-08, 07:26 AM   #2  
Obviously, someone didn't build the header correctly. I would use floor jacks and wood to raise it to where it's supposed to be but I can't say what you need to do to fix it properly. It depends on a lot of things.

 
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09-29-08, 03:41 AM   #3  
Take some pictures of the beam and support areas and post them on a site such as photobucket.com and copy/paste the HTML code to your reply post so we can see what you are seeing. I would agree the beams may not have been built substantial enough or not of the proper materials. We can better tell once we see the situation.

 
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09-30-08, 04:17 AM   #4  
ceiling sag

i have put in a temp joist will send pictures
thanks

 
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