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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Comer, GA
    Posts
    10

    Default Site built beam drop at midspan

    A contractor hired to begin improvements on a recent purchase of a 45 yr old home called me after he noticed front and back walls standing 2+ inches out from vertical.
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    He removed covering from the big center beam spanning 28 ft to find evidence of concealment by prior owner.
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    Beam is stacked spruce 2x4 that deflects 2+ inches at center. Disguise artist wrapped bottom edge with spruce 2x that hides deflection at bottom edge.

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    An engineer is supposed to be following my visit.

    Anyone see this much effort at flimflam before?

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    AZ
    Posts
    14

    Default Re: Site built beam drop at midspan

    Wow!! Would like to hear more on this house.


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