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How can I determine if a wall is load bearing? [duplicate]

I am doing some renovations on our home and would like to open up some areas but not sure if the walls are load bearing or not I have a three story semidetached home no basement just a crawlspace were ...
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Removing a load bearing wall [duplicate]

We're remodeling our bathroom and I would like to remove a wall that appears to be there for looks because of the style in the late 60s. I'm wondering if there is any possibility that this wall is a ...
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How can I tell if this is a load bearing wall? [duplicate]

Hello I would like to remove the wall from our family room to kitchen. The wall that I circled in yellow. How can I tell from this blueprint if it is a load bearing wall?
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load or non-load bearing wall? [duplicate]

Good afternoon, we are in process of renovating a small apartment that has been gut renovated in 2000. We want to move a door position 40" to the right and install a pocket door instead. The metal ...
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How can I determine if I can remove this built-in drywall alcove? [duplicate]

I’d like to remove the drywall built-in pictured. That includes the ceiling, side wall and floor section. My question is how can I determine if it’s load bearing and if there is duct work in the upper ...
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Are the walls of this closet load bearing? [duplicate]

My back entryway has this closet that kinda sticks out. I would rather have an entryway bench there instead. Just from glancing at this photo, do you think this is load bearing? Directly underneath in ...
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Trying to see if wall I removed 1.5 years ago was load bearing [duplicate]

We bought a house awhile back and removed a wall we think was there to divide the kitchen from the dining room. We wanted a more open concept. Just want some assurance the wall was not load bearing. ...
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Is this wall load bearing? Was removed 1.5 years ago [duplicate]

Trying to see if this wall is load bearing. On the left, the wall went all the way up to the ceiling but the beam was not connected to any joist/beams in the attic. Also have vaulted ceilings but it ...
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There is no possible way that this wall is load bearing, right? [duplicate]

The wall runs parallel to the joists, and has no joist or beam above it. It is impossible for this to be load bearing, right? I’m surprised they used a double top plate for this.
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How can we determine if these half walls and posts are load bearing? [duplicate]

We would like to remove the 2 half walls and posts to open up the room. We opened up the posts and it’s just two 2x4s that are nailed together and drywalled. Would it be safe to assume those are not ...
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Is it safe to alter or remove this closet? [duplicate]

I have a 1980's bi-level home. The center of the lower level contains a bedroom and utility room separated by a central load bearing wall with steel beam. There is a closet jutting out of this wall ...
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Is this dividing wall load bearing? [duplicate]

My fiancée and I are remodeling our recently purchased home and want to triple check to confirm this is not a load bearing wall before tearing it down. The portion of the wall touching the ceiling is ...
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Trying to determine if this is a load bearing wall [duplicate]

The wall in question is on the ground floor of a 2 story house, I've marked it in green. I've got 2 sketch ups for the ground floor(G) and one for the main floor(M). From what I can see, the floor ...
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Are my inner wall load bearing? [duplicate]

Walls between Dining Room/Living Room and Kitchen/Family Room
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Is the front closet wall load bearing? [duplicate]

Closet in question we are trying to remove for a custom closet. Not sure if this wall is load bearing. House is a town house and the back wall of the closet is a shared wall. Wall to the right is an ...
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