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Old 02-22-2014, 01:26 PM   #1
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Hi I want to extend my daughters room by removing closet wall and door I don't have a second story I do have a crawl space under our home... Should I know anything before I start? How do I know if this wall is a supporting wall? Thanks
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Look in attic to see what type of roof it is. Is the roof trusses? Is it stick built. Is there a knee wall from roof on that wall. Also Look to see if there is a header above door. A professional should come to house and look.

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And look under it, is there any supports, piers under the wall.
Which way does it run?
If it runs from the outside wall to the middle of the house it's pretty safe to assume it's non supporting.
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new home owner, goodluck and most importantly have fun!
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Hi I want to extend my daughters room by removing closet wall and door I don't have a second story I do have a crawl space under our home... Should I know anything before I start? How do I know if this wall is a supporting wall? Thanks
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Hi im dave first the you wanna do is to put up a temporary wall opposing the ceiling joists. Make it the full lenth of the wall your removing. Then remove the wall as planned.
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