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removing headers

Posted by tomh on March 30th, 2003 02:29 PM
In reply to Garage door header by Thom on March 30th, 2003 12:16 PM [Go to top of thread]

From your description you have headers above two 9' doors that support 2x12x10 joists on 24" centers that support a floor. I assume those joists are supported on a beam, and probably a post in the center of the garage as well. You definitely need to support that floor while the headers are removed. Failure to properly support the floor will result in a dangerous condition during your work and possible structural failure.

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