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Similarly one may ask, can LVL be exposed to weather?
On site, LVL members should be stored flat, off the ground and kept dry prior to installation. While short-term weather exposure will not unduly affect its performance, long-term exposure will require preservative treatment and finishing with a protective coating.
Similarly, how do you cover a level beam? Steps
- Measure your beams. Get a tape measure and check the length of each beam you want to cover, from one end to the other.
- Choose hardwood flooring for a quick wrap.
- Select faux wood beams for the most authentic look.
- Buy lumber if you want to stain the wrap to a particular color.
Also, can an LVL get wet?
LVL is intended for use in covered, dry conditions only. Do not install wet or visually damaged product.
Can you stain a laminated beam?
I’ve never worked with laminate beams before. But if its along the same lines as laminate flooring, you cannot stain laminate flooring. If they are in good enough shape to just re-stain any quality wood stain should work fine.
How far can you span with a 2×6?
|Joist Spacing (o.c.)||12″|
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What size lumber can span 20 feet?
In that case, you need something like a 12-16″ GLULAM or LVL to span the 20‘ and can use simple 2×8-10 dimensional lumber 16″OC as floor joists.
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