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Old 11-23-2009, 10:17 PM   #1
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Load Bearing walls?????


Want to do some remodelling in my house and would like to know whether the walls that I would like to remove are load bearing or not. How do I tell whether they are or not?

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Old 11-23-2009, 10:31 PM   #2
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Load Bearing walls?????


Generally 2 points to look at. One is there wall directly above it and 2 is there support or a beam below it that sits on the foundation. Not infallible but generally a good indication.

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