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How to Repair a Load-Bearing Beam

Follow these instructions to properly repair a damaged load-bearing ceiling beam.

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Materials

  • 2x8 boards
  • 1/2" plywood
  • nails
  • joist hangers
  • wood glue

Tools

  • circular saw
  • reciprocating saw
  • chalk line
  • drywall saw
  • hammer
  • tape measure
  • drill

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