HELP brick shed

Postby noddy1970 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 6:25 pm

HELP i have just bought an ex-council house and on the side of the house is a single brick shed with a concreat roof can i knock one of the side walls out to open it up without support????????
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Postby Les Symonds » Wed Dec 16, 2009 12:14 pm

that's just too vague a question and no sensible member of this, or any other forum, would risk giving an answer. You'd have to establish whether or not the walls are an integral part of the structure supporting the roof and then add reinforcing, in the form of suitable lintels, into the walls before removing them. Try looking at what the neighbours have done...these ex-council houses are often mass-produced to the same plan. If in doubt, knock the wall down at your peril, but better still, ask a structural engineer....just be careful!
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Postby fredbrownleeaob » Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:24 am

We need more information about your question if possible
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