Can windows be load bearing? Posted by: Giraffey-mummy | Posted on: March 3, 2010 | 1 Comment » | Add comments | Category: Building and Construction > DIY Questions & Answers > General Information Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Facebook Pin It! We are having a single story extension built and the weight of one of the steels that supports the roof is directly onto a window frame. Is this OK? I thought that all windows needed lintels above them that should take the load. See our Other Great Content Previous Post DIY Doctor is Top Ten website! Next Post Crown Paint smells ?