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Lintels

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lintels

If you are planning to add a doorway or window to a load-bearing wall, you will almost always be required to support the load of the wall above the planned opening with a lintel.

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Spanning Openings in Brick Walls

| June 18, 2011
Spanning Openings in Brick Walls

When planning on adding a doorway or window to a brick wall, you need to make sure that the wall does not lose its strength. Window and door frames are not designed to carry heavy loads so you should always support the opening with a lintel.

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