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Yet Another Load Bearing Wall Question

Yet Another Load Bearing Wall Question

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Old 04-04-11, 11:37 AM
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Yet Another Load Bearing Wall Question

Hello,

I have been lurking here for a while, but I now have question. I am looking to remove the wall between my kitchen and dining room (like everyone else). I need to know if this wall is load bearing. I read somewhere that if the wall runs perpendicular to the roof line then it's load bearing. However, this wall runs parallel to the ceiling and floor joists. Also, my house is a pier & beam house, if that makes a difference.

Is the fact that the wall runs parallel to the ceiling and floor joists definitive that the wall is not load bearing? What else should I look for?

Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 04-06-11, 03:22 PM
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If you noticed, 41 people read your post & no one answered. That's because no one wants to be the one to say that it isn't load bearing & then it falls on your head.

Chances are it's not, based on what you say but the best thing to do is have an architect look at it.
 
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