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Old 12-14-2008, 10:22 AM   #1
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Concern with bearing walls

I have a A frame Roof where all the supports are supported by the joists going across the width of the house, my concern is I'm trying to take down a 4 foot wall which would normally be a bearing wall but i was told with the an A frame structure I can remove that wall. Trying to confirm this piece of information.


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Old 12-14-2008, 10:40 AM   #2
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Need more details on where you are going to remove the wall. Pictures would be great.

There are several ways in which an A frame can be built and it depends on how yours was built. The size also makes a difference. A frames is a whole new ballgame when it comes to modifying them.

Are you saying that you want to remove an existing wall totally within the A frame and not part of the outside structure or any of the joists?


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