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The reason counter weights are not used anymore is due to a couple factors. The limited space like they mentioned in the above comments but the main reason for smaller residential garages the added weight of having heavy weights hanging on the side of the door header does nightmares to the structure over the years. I'm dealing with a job right now where the ...


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Foundation's task is not just to support gravity loads, it should resist lateral loads, wind and earthquake, as well. Wind loads are dependent on the geometry of the building and seismic loads are dependent on the mass distribution throughout the buliding. For example of you will show access to the roof of your third floor container for its use as a deck, ...


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