16 questions linked to/from Are there ways to determine if a wall is load bearing?
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?
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 ...
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, ...
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 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 ...
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!
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?
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...