I’m helping install an I-Beam that is 30ft in length. No one has ever installed one before and so I naturally took the job onto myself and installed it alone. The beam roughly weights 2000lbs. It wasn’t hard to install – the only time consuming part of the ordeal is and was in the PREP work.

I had to make support pillars that would hold the beam to be winched up slowly – 2ft at a time. Here are some photos of my weekend 😉

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It’s up and sitting on two 6×6 pressure treated beams. It was fun! The house looks incredibly more spacious after the beam was installed!

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Pulling the beam through and setting it on the wall was also tricky but with a winch, you can move mountains!

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