Re: Failing Beam on Large Deck
Without seeing the deck, how it's built, how it's supported, what is under it, etc., we really can't specifically tell you "how" to do it. Can you cantilever it? Maybe, depends on how it's built.
What can be done is to temporarily resupport the deck, then replace the existing beam and posts, removing the temporary supports when the work is completed. Can you do this yourself? Depends on your skill level, knowledge of materials, and tools available.
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