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Question:


I have purchased 8x8 solid cedar columns to support my porch roof. Does cedar carry a load bearing rating? Is it legal in Ontario to use these columns to support my roof or do they need to be 12"? I have 5 posts evenly distributed over 38 feet of roofline. Beam is 3 ply 2x8

Answer:

You should contact the local building codes office.

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