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Old 06-19-2011, 09:25 AM   #1
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Load bearing wall


I am trying to find a definitive method to tell whether a wall in my house is load bearing.

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Old 06-19-2011, 09:27 AM   #2
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I am trying to find a definitive method to tell whether a wall in my house is load bearing.
If the ceiling joists are resting on it, it's load bearing.

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