Load bearing?

Old 02-13-15, 03:26 PM
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Load bearing?

Hello, I have been reading this forum and have gotten loads of great information. I am about to start a project that changes two normal hinged doors to a set of bifold closet doors. The closet is 2 feet deep and the back wall is the exterior wall. The total span for the door woo end up being about 7 feet. My question is can I remove the studs that were in the center?

I made an attempt to post a picture of the studs with no luck.
Old 02-13-15, 03:52 PM
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A load bearing wall would not normally be 2' away from an exterior bearing wall, more like 14' or any other length you choose.
Do you have attic access to see what is above this wall?
I can think of no way this would be bearing, but you should have complete confidence it is not.
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It's not load bearing but that's way too wide for 1 set of bifold doors. Consider 2 or 3 sliding doors.
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And If you want to post pictures, here's how: http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...your-post.html

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