Under Stairs Storage

Old 04-28-23, 12:22 PM
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Under Stairs Storage

Lookup for best way to install header to support the 2, 2x10 joists, to enable installing a door?
There are 2, 2x4 ceiling trusses, so I think that the wall studs are non support.
I'm thinking that I could install a doubled up 2x4 header. Support it at the 1st stud on the left and attach the right side to the 4th stud on the left with jack studs and joists hangars.
I welcome any suggestions.
Old 04-28-23, 02:04 PM
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I don't see any 2x10 joists, just floor trusses and an lvl header at the top of of the stairs or landing.

Can't give structural advice based on such little information. Floor trusses have a planned layout and we are seeing just a limited area. No info on size or span of the floor trusses, no way to see the location of load bearing walls or if the trusses are clear span.

It's possible what you want to do is fine but no way to say.
Old 04-29-23, 01:19 AM
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Where specifically are you installing a door? It might not be load bearing which means it might not need a header.

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