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04-24-15, 02:26 PM
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Thanks! After shopping the problem around at work...

Thanks! After shopping the problem around at work today, one of my coworkers who is also remodeling has a structural engineering contact she'll put me in touch with. I think this is well above my pay...
04-23-15, 08:18 PM
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The distance from the door to where the stair...

The distance from the door to where the stair meets the wall is 10.5 feet.
04-23-15, 08:05 PM
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Posted By thatsmyhammer

I forgot to mention that the old handrails are...

I forgot to mention that the old handrails are already gone, and I have new graspable rails all stained and waiting to be installed. There are lots of nice out-of-code things about this house that...
04-23-15, 08:02 PM
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Posted By thatsmyhammer

Thanks for the quick responses! I went home and...

Thanks for the quick responses! I went home and did some more exploration, and the beam itself is definitely load-bearing, since it's got the living room ceiling joists attached to it with metal...
04-23-15, 04:18 PM
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Posted By thatsmyhammer

Load-bearing newel post?

Hi all,

We recently purchased a house that was originally built in 1923, and remodeled in 1986 (gutted to the studs, major addition out back, new mechanicals, etc). We are attempting to mitigate...
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