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Old 04-10-2011, 09:19 AM   #1
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so my wife and i are about to re-do our kitchen and would like to open up the space a lot. we want to knock down a wall dividing the kitchen from the dining room. we live in a ranch style house with no basement and just a crawl space in the attic on a concrete slab. we would like to remove the wall in the kitchen (a wall with a walk thru in it that measures 8' 7" on the left side and 7' on the right side with a 33.5" doorway) the beams in the kitchen ceiling run the same direction as the wall but the beams in the dining room run perpendicular. so i am not sure if it is load bearing or not. i know i have to re-route electrical but thats easy. please help!! thanks in advance!

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Hi!
From your description -
It sounds like that wall is load bearing.

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Can you post pictures of the attic showing where the wall is below?
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Can you post pictures of the attic showing where the wall is below?
i sure can here is a link to some pics i just took!
http://plixi.com/p/91320440

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How about pictures we don't have to belong to facebook to view.
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sorry! http://plixi.com/p/91320440
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Not enough pictures - (Good picture!) -
we have to see a/or somewhat "broader" shot(s) - if possible.
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Not enough pictures - (Good picture!) -
we have to see a/or somewhat "broader" shot(s) - if possible.
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ok let me see what i can do
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Not enough pictures - (Good picture!) -
we have to see a/or somewhat "broader" shot(s) - if possible.
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this is the best i can do as its a tight area for me to be in
http://plixi.com/p/91373750

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