Last Activity:11-28-2007 3:48 PM
Posted in thread: Load bearing wall on 11-28-2007 at 09:01 AM
Glenn, Thanks for your thoughts. I am very anal as far as research before I do something that
is "over" my head. Any project is doable if you actually care enough to do the research and
dont mind putt...
Posted in thread: Load bearing wall on 11-27-2007 at 02:31 PM
I agree sometimes DIY folks sometimes overstep bounds. But people say an electrician should
replace a panel or various other work. I read a book and took a test with the county and
completed it with n...
Posted in thread: Load bearing wall on 11-27-2007 at 08:09 AM
Thanks ToolGuy. I looked further at the original house plans and it shows that there is a 8"
deep by 16" wide footing below load bearing wall as well as below the foundation. My thinking
is that that ...
Posted in thread: Load bearing wall on 11-26-2007 at 08:52 PM
Thank you for the advise! How will an engineer be able to determine the footing that was poured
originally to determine if it is strong enough to hold the load change? I am no expert but have
Posted in thread: Load bearing wall on 11-26-2007 at 03:55 PM
Greetings. I am looking on removing 12' of a load bearing wall in my basement. I have a split
foyer ranch built in 67. My house faces north to south and the entrance is on the southwest
corner. When y...