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    remove pantry walls help


    how can i tell if my pantry walls support the stairs that are above them? How can I tell if its a load bearing wall?

    Asked by Steve on 19th May 2021
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    Perfect Construction

    "Check underneth the stairs to see if it is a solid wall and whether the wall is sitting on foundation below the floorboards."

    Answered on 20th Oct 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    Davies & Co

    "Hi, you need an experienced builder to check this I don’t recommend checking it yourself"

    Answered on 19th May 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report


    Generally, when the wall in question runs parallel to the floor joists above, it is not a load-bearing wall. But if the wall runs perpendicular (at a 90-degree angle) to the joists, there is a good chance that it is load-bearing. However, there are cases where a bearing wall is parallel to the joists"

    Answered on 11th Jul 2021 - Member since Jan 2016 - report
    Majestic Luxury Homes Ltd

    "Hello, you will have a double trimmer around the staircase, it should be bolted staggering the bolts cut a hole in the ceiling or pull up the floorboards above the staircase is supported with trimmer and the outside walls"

    Answered on 19th May 2021 - Member since Sep 2020 - report

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