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removing a 1st floor brick wall

Postby christillyer » Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:07 pm

In my house there is wall between the toilet & bathroom. I wish to remove this wall to make one large bathroom. There is no wall below it. How do know if its load bearing etc. Cheers for any info
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Postby kenty » Sat Feb 09, 2008 5:07 pm

if you have a trussed roof it will not be load bearing.
if its perlin type and the ceiling spars run parallel with the wall then it is also none load bearing. but check the wall is not holding the perlins up!!!
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