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Differental Types of Lintels

Lintels can come in plenty of different materials and are able to suit different spans and wall configurations. Do you know the different types of lintels available for the project you have going on? Knowing which lintel to use can save you both money and time. This post is going to cover the different types of lintels with a focus on concrete and steel lintels.

Is The Wall Load Bearing?

Open floor plans are become more and more common in buildings since they create a lot more light and offer flexibility. This is the very opposite of when a lot of houses were built during the major construction booms after WWII. We are going to tell you all the secrets engineers use to determine if a wall is loading bearing without having to expose the wall or joists.