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Load bearing wall check

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looking to reno the bathroom and takeout these walls. Wanted to double check that they are not load bearing.
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· retired framer
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Inside a bathroom they are usually not but best to figure it out first. You need a good look at the floor joists above.
If they end or join over the wall it is load bearing. If they run in the same diection as the wall it should be non load bearing.
You may find a plumbing vent stack in one.
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