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Removing wall between living room and porch?

Old 06-07-14, 01:08 PM
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Removing wall between living room and porch?


I'm hoping for some help removing the door and wall between my living room and four season porch.

Here's how it looks:

Elevation Section:

Floor Plan:

My first question is whether the wall is a load bearing wall. My immediate reaction is that it must be, but looking at the elevation, it looks like there might already be a header above the wall. If that's the case, I don't need to put a header beam across the wall. Any thoughts?
Old 06-07-14, 03:35 PM
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It is load bearing. Any beam will need to span continuously from wall to wall with adequate support at each end. Most likely your beam only spans the door space.

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