White living room
Comment:
Click on right picture to view the compression of roof's weight bearing upon weakened studs of exterior wall (facing south). These studs were repaired before house was purchased.
Comment:
Click on picture of termite damage to molding and possibly to the exterior studs before purchase of house. Studs support beam spanning 12 feet of sliding glass doors (see picture above).

WR1 Support roof over glass doors. Remove sheetrock and exterior wall. Replace studs, 15' beam (possibly), sheetrock, exterior plywood, and siding.

.

.


Dining room
Comment:
Click on picture to view crack in plaster due to exterior wall stud weakness. Studs support beam spanning 8 feet of sliding glass doors.

DR1 Support roof over glass doors. Remove sheetrock and exterior wall. Replace studs, 11' beam (possibly), sheetrock, exterior plywood, and siding.

.

.