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16' Garage Door Headers

Discussion in 'Residential Structural Codes' started by vegas paul, Dec 24, 2009.

  1. jamzm

    jamzm Registered User

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    Is there someplace in here where I can post an image of a garage door header for opinions on code acceptance?
     
  2. mark handler

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    Become a member or post it on a web based server like photo bucket.
     
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  3. jar546

    jar546 *****istrator

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    I love when an old thread (that was a good one) gets resurrected. This is a great topic,
     
  4. jamzm

    jamzm Registered User

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    I am a member
     
  5. jar546

    jar546 *****istrator

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    By member he means Sawhorse supporting member. You need that in order to upload files such as photos.

    If, however, you just want to post a link to a photo, you can do that.

    Welcome and I hope we can help you.
     
  6. jamzm

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  7. jamzm

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    Trusses resting on 2x6 on llv on bulkhead. Many of the homes in our plan have sagging garage door headers installed like this.
     
  8. jamzm

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    btw, what's a sawhorse supporting member? Is there information there?
     
  9. jar546

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    What is supporting the corner of the 2nd floor? Any more photos?
     
  10. jamzm

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    How are the trusses attached?
    Is this a oneoff or part of a tract of new homes?
     
  12. jamzm

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    Steel beam
     
  13. jamzm

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    New house in an existing plan
     
  14. jamzm

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    It looks like the trusses were nailed to the 2x6 on top of the LVL, sorry
     
  15. jamzm

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    LLV is a long life vehicle from a past life
     
  16. jamzm

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    Did everyone go to lunch?
     
  17. jar546

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    Probably or busy at work. Give it time.
     
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  18. jar546

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    Drawings would be nice to see the architectural details
     
  19. e hilton

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    As long as the lvl is sized correctly for the anticipated loads, and the trusses are properly attached to the lvl, and the columns supporting the lvl are correct ... I don’t see a problem.
     
  20. jamzm

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    But if there's not a problem, then why are a high number of these spans sagging?
     
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