That's what i meant....the right way.
When it is not in snow country, and is only one story, overkill just comes to mind. With all the crazy monster houses up here in the north, everything nowadays is laminated, glued parralamnadingdogd to death.
I have seen and removed /changed actual 2x4 headers holding three story buildings with a little flex goin on. Sometimes we don't know what holds em up.
But for his purpose, he should be Ok. The rest of the house will disappear first.