2 Garage Doors to 1 Door

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Old 04-22-01, 05:48 PM
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I want to change from 2 garage doors to one wide one, and take out the center support. How do I sufficiently "beef" up the header? If it's a truss that needs to be inserted, how do I find the design needed for it? Thanks, in advance, for any help you can give me.
 
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Old 04-25-01, 06:06 PM
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You'll need to reframe the wall section around the door. Assuming you want to put in a sixteen foot door, you'll need a double 2x12 header with a plywood spacer and double trimmers.
 
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