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Question DetailsAsked on 6/23/2020

Should lam beams sag?

I had a couple of load bearing walls removed and they put in two lam beams. I am noticing about 2" of sagging in the middle. The beams span about 30 feet, and a cross beam about 14 feet. There is no second floor, so the beams are holding only the weight of the roof. He used 2 12" lams, side by side on both sections. Is it normal to see sagging like that? I'm seeing a little bit of evidence in the drywall that there has been a bit of shifting - hairline cracks where the beams meet the ceiling and where the two beams come together. It has been about a month since the work was completed.

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