Can I Remove Kitchen Soffit?

Old 03-24-19, 03:19 PM
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Can I Remove Kitchen Soffit?

I was wondering if I am able to remove this kitchen soffit. I just want to remove the one soffit that is in the center. I took pictures of the inside and outside. I see electrical wires on one end, but just want to remove the soffit before the wires. There is also an electrical wire coming from the ceiling that isn't attached to anything and if it is live I would hire an electrician to remove it or maybe rewire it.

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Old 03-24-19, 04:16 PM
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Yes, you should be able to remove it. Usually they are just decorative or to hide wiring and plumbing and since you've already peeked inside you shouldn't have any big surprises.
Old 03-24-19, 04:16 PM
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You can remove it but must re-route anything in it, be that electrical or HVAC.

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