removal of chimney breast


Postby s1bgs » Sat May 09, 2009 4:45 pm

Hi to all,
I would like some advise on the removal of a chimney breast in the kitchen of a victorian house. We intend to remove it and insert a RSJ.
whats the best way to approach this, start at the top or the bottom using achrows to support........? advise appreciated.

thanks.
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Postby bd3cc » Sun May 10, 2009 10:59 pm

Do you intend to keep it above?
The simplest way is to take the whole thing down, starting at the top, but is it iternal/external?
So many variables!
if you are planning to take it out in the kitchen only and insert an RSJ, you will need a structural engineer to calculate the steel sizes and positions for BC, who will have to be involved
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