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Removing a upvc window replacing with patio door do i need a lintel?

I have a 3 metre wide upvc window I wish to take out and replace with a 4 section upvc patio door 2 sliding 2 fixed there is no lintel on the outside course of bricks do I need to fit a lintel or could I fit a steel plate under the bottom coarse of bricks between the patio frame and the bricks.

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Yes an angle iron would be required as a flat steel will sag due to the length hope this helps


Answered 27th Jun 2014

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