Re: Boat Shop (Large Garage and Shop)
Im under the impression that Iowa can get some pretty crazy snow levels. Getting an engineer is the minimum.
Try going to a truss builder. they would probably love to send a guy out to have a look at your project. and maybe he will be able to make some suggestions, perhaps he will say,"oh yeah, we did this before. all we have to do is...."
Get a licensed professional to look at and approve your project.
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