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5 votes

Will my deck support a hot tub?

No. 2x8 joists are barely adequate for that span anyway, and they certainly aren't for that massive load (which will be somewhere in the 4-6 ton range). You need heavier joists or a shorter span, ...
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Where do I add temporary support while widening an exterior door opening?

The correct way to do this is to expose the wall without removing any supports, build the new header with supports, and then removing the old one once the new one is installed. If the old one needs to ...
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Where do I add temporary support while widening an exterior door opening?

That's a lot of work for 6 inches. You could just instal a 67 inch french door. There are other sizes available too.
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