Lintel

Business / Construction / Lintel: A horizontal structural member that supports the load over an opening such as a door or window.

Brick Lintel

Business / Construction / Brick Lintel: The metal angle iron that brick rests on, especially above a window, door, or other opening. MORE

Header

Business / Construction / Header: (a) A beam placed perpendicular to joists and to which joists are nailed inframing for a chimney, stairway, or other opening. (b) A wood lintel. (c) The horizontal structural member over an opening (f MORE

Bearing Header

Business / Construction / Bearing Header: (a) A beam placed perpendicular to joists and to which joists are nailed in framing for a chimney, stairway, or other opening. (b) A wood lintel. (c) The horizontal structural member over an opening ( MORE

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