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How To Repair a Sagging Support Beam

Learn how to install a two-column design system to properly support a porch roof.

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Materials

  • hoses
  • flat bar
  • 2x6 boards
  • 2x4 boards
  • 1x8 boards
  • 1x10 boards
  • 2x2 boards
  • 1x6 boards
  • adhesive
  • finish nails
  • exterior-grade caulk
  • primer

Tools

  • circular saw
  • sliding compound miter saw
  • cordless drill
  • drill bits
  • table saw
  • air compressor
  • finish nailer
  • framing nailer
  • chalk line
  • square
  • caulk gun
  • framing square
  • 4' level
  • ladders
  • framing hammer
  • bar clamps

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