16 questions linked to/from Are there ways to determine if a wall is load bearing?
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 ...
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 ...
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?
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 ...
How do I determine if a wall is load bearing?
I'm considering removing a wall in my master bathroom but I can't tell if it is a load bearing wall or not. I've done a fair amount of research. I don't have the house blueprints, and it's difficult ...
How do I know if it is safe to remove a wall?
When looking at a wall, how can I tell if I can safely remove it?
Wall on subfloor is load bearing or not?
So I want to remove a wall dividing my kitchen and dining room. It is full height, so it could be load bearing. The floor joists under it run in parallel to the wall, which leads me to think it is ...
How do I identify support beams?
I'd like to remodel a couple rooms in our home, but am unsure how to identify support beams when the time comes. Are there any easily-identifiable things I should look for to keep my house from ...
Is this a load bearing wall?
The first floor of my home has a small bathroom attached to the kitchen. Bathroom has(had) a pretty standard 2 door closet. I say standard because it's the cheap kind you buy at Home Depot that's ...
Is this a load-bearing wall between my house's entrance and dining room?
I have recently bought a home in which there is a wall at right at the entrance of the foyer. Is there any way to tell if it is a load-bearing wall? I just want to get rid of it.
Removing a wall to the ceiling / roof
Edit 2: I called an engineer and paid for his evaluation of the wall. It's not load bearing. Realized that I left out some basics about the house. This house is built on a raised foundation with ...
Are these walls near a skylight, load bearing?
My master and guest bathroom are back-to-back (toilet-to-toilet). Both bathrooms have a tall skylight this size (~4' square). The skylights are about 5 feet apart from one-another. Master Bathroom, ...
Is this wall load bearing? See photos
I'm looking to tear down the wall between my kitchen and dining room, and I'm wondering if it's load bearing. If so, it's a 9' section that I want to remove. Would two 2x10s with 1/2" plywood ...
How can I remove an inner wall of a gambrel house?
We own a Gambrel house built in 1978. I want to remove a six foot wall section that includes a doorway. This wall runs parallel to the floor joists in the basement. The main center beam is about three ...
Remodeling 1950's home
This is a single story home with a gable roof. I went in the attic and do not see a beam over the wall in question. The wall in question is in between the kitchen and living room and there also is a ...
Is the wall load bearing?
I was hoping to open up my kitchen to living area and make an island where it the pantry and coat closet is. All I have are these floor plans. Is that wall structural? Thanks!