part chimmey removal

Postby fatdogs » Mon Mar 23, 2009 11:01 am

can any advise me on if it is sound for me to part remove a down stairs chimmey breast which is about 1.2 in length and around 300 in depth and i won't to remove about 10 inches of the side to allow more room, can i install a gallow between the foor to the up stairs to surpport the rest of the stack
many thanks if you can help
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Simply Build It

Postby stoneyboy » Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:48 pm

Get a surveyor in to check what you want to do - forum members will not be able to advise you from your description.
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Postby rosebery » Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:50 pm

I think you are asking for trouble frankly.

Get yourself some first-hand (ie someone comes and looks at it) structural advice.

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