Tag: load-bearing

33 Are there ways to determine if a wall is load bearing? 2010-07-21T19:16:23.863

30 Is this cracking foundation under a jack post a problem that requires repair? 2015-08-31T23:52:27.497

13 Can I remove a wall stud to install a pet door? 2013-05-16T18:58:34.003

10 Why mate two boards instead of using one thicker board? 2016-04-21T19:28:21.843

9 Can I modify a load bearing triple stud? 2012-03-04T03:07:54.853

8 Framing a "door" in a load bearing wall? 2016-11-29T22:17:29.647

8 Resolve argument on load bearing walls 2016-12-19T16:22:58.450

7 Proper size of header to support new door in load bearing wall? 2014-06-06T13:04:50.200

7 How to calculate the maximum safe load on a horizontal wooden beam? 2015-10-13T14:48:50.637

6 How much temporary bracing do you need when cutting a new exterior door opening in an existing house? 2012-12-11T16:34:15.073

6 What should I do to level an uneven floor with a potential load bearing wall above? 2013-04-11T19:22:10.137

6 Can I safely make a door frame taller? 2013-04-13T13:58:03.390

6 How do I determine if a wall is load bearing? 2013-05-02T01:31:58.307

6 What is the purpose of horizontal blocks on a bearing wall? 2015-08-11T17:19:39.533

5 I removed this non-load bearing wall in the corner of my basement, now 2 doors upstairs rub on their frames. Why is this? 2012-06-29T15:14:21.577

5 Hangman's Noose vs Uni Knot 2013-12-27T17:03:09.023

5 Is this wall load bearing based on the attached blueprints? 2015-02-10T15:59:45.857

5 What's a high R-value insulation material alternative to dimensional lumber 2015-04-12T19:23:31.480

5 Are these walls near a skylight, load bearing? 2015-07-27T18:28:01.450

5 Where can I find information on making footbridges with a long span? 2016-04-22T07:25:36.283

4 How many jack poles should I use when opening a doorway through a load bearing wall? 2013-08-15T23:31:52.583

4 Is this a load bearing wall? 2013-10-28T01:28:58.507

4 Does a long deck beam need a post at staggered joints? 2015-04-03T16:26:20.967

3 How should I install a hoist given that the walls and ceiling are made of concrete? 2010-10-25T23:13:04.873

3 Can I build a pergola on an existing deck, without digging more footers? 2012-06-15T15:57:04.360

3 Can you tell from this frame if it is a nonbearing wall? 2013-09-08T08:10:33.933

3 Can I remove the framed wall on the outside of my basement? 2014-12-29T20:02:25.327

3 How safe is my patio and how much weight could it support? 2015-04-06T18:39:04.560

3 Will my roof construction allow attic flooring? 2016-02-10T17:15:03.673

3 Are these walls holding up my roof? 2016-04-01T20:19:13.683

3 Will 1x4's and 1x6's be enough for an aquarium stand? 2016-04-29T23:27:48.723

3 Why does the maximum deck overhang sometimes decrease with joist spacing? 2016-06-20T20:31:56.407

3 Shear and Point Load rules of thumb for maximizing window area? 2017-03-16T21:06:18.450

3 Calculating rafter size with purlin bracing 2017-04-24T21:33:38.750

3 Is there a standardized way of calculating load bearing of beams with connections notching the beam? 2017-05-01T01:10:14.260

2 Installing a swing set between two brick walls? 2011-11-15T20:32:23.977

2 Is this a load-bearing wall between my house's entrance and dining room? 2013-12-30T08:35:10.163

2 What would a calculation be for the weight bearing capacity of 6 x 2 studwork? 2014-06-25T19:40:29.310

2 How can I remove a stud from a load bearing wall? 2014-09-21T23:17:06.480

2 Is it safe to shave off 1/8" from a load-bearing stud? 2015-01-03T22:56:09.410

2 How big of a beam for a load bearing wall 2015-07-22T11:43:05.873

2 How is this plan for repairing load bearing rotting posts with epoxy (pics included) 2015-09-08T18:06:10.417

2 Structural cross joists and load-bearing walls (century home) 2015-09-23T17:10:54.527

2 Pulley/winch knot for holding up heavy punching bag 2015-12-23T17:26:42.663

2 Calculating floor load strength 2016-01-28T04:13:28.483

2 How can I attach angled beams to a post? 2016-06-22T17:30:38.027

2 Removing potentially load bearing wall 2016-08-01T22:45:22.630

2 How to estimate the load bearing of MDF plates on a wood/beam construction? 2017-05-01T15:37:42.103

2 How can I support both floor joists and roof trusses while I replace wall framing below? 2017-06-26T17:46:38.147

2 Metal columns in basement span two beams 2017-10-27T18:51:26.400

2 Reinforcement for Ledger Board on Bearing Wall 2018-01-16T22:01:52.770

2 I've determined this isn't bearing any weight, but what about as a lateral member? 2018-01-17T18:02:52.937

2 ELECTRICIAN BORED 4" HOLE through top & bottom chords in attic -- how to fix? 2018-01-19T20:30:22.557

1 Can my floor support Kitchen Island? 2013-01-20T21:49:42.827

1 Load bearing capacity of 2x6's for diy lifting cage 2014-06-03T17:46:52.553

1 Will the highlighted legs bow? 2014-11-07T08:46:46.207

1 Can I hang a mirror by anchoring into furring strips? 2014-11-09T15:37:02.607

1 Is this wall load bearing? See photos 2015-09-23T13:52:34.557

1 Building an archway 2015-10-15T07:54:17.530

1 Mounting pull-up/exercise beam in corner above window 2016-01-08T20:12:38.993

1 Wall on subfloor is load bearing or not? 2016-01-16T14:35:23.120

1 Need to find out if this is a load bearing wall on my second floor 2016-03-23T01:32:34.320

1 Will my wall stand up to fairly heavy pine planking on the inside? 2016-03-26T20:03:16.300

1 Why are two columns holding up this support beam? 2016-04-08T20:59:28.630

1 Replace load bearing studs with 4x4 posts 2016-05-26T03:43:47.863

1 Max load bearing weight on shelves 2016-07-11T03:35:51.837

1 What length header should I consider? 2016-07-19T01:14:50.630

1 Can I remove this wall? 2016-07-20T15:05:43.550

1 Is there any way walls that don't go to ceiling are load bearing? 2016-08-06T12:35:41.620

1 Replacing Drywall Railing with Glass Railing 2016-09-12T04:11:21.120

1 Moving kitchen opposite bathroom 2016-11-04T14:03:00.517

1 Anchoring sail shade to roof rafters 2017-04-30T19:42:39.923

1 How to calculate the influence on load bearing on beams cut/notched for connections? 2017-05-01T02:47:12.110

1 Do I need to support a section of a load bearing wall? 2017-05-15T01:31:23.587

1 How to Move a Doorway in a Load Bearing Wall? 2017-05-21T14:07:03.253

1 This wall can be demolished, right? 2017-09-08T18:05:05.653

1 Move header above stairs to meet 6'8" requirement 2017-09-11T08:35:40.233

1 Weight distribution in load bearing wall? 2017-12-06T15:51:33.887

1 Should a board connecting a beam in the attic to a rafter be removed? 2018-01-31T16:24:30.000

0 What size lumber do I need for a mezzanine floor to support a 20,000 lbs load? 2013-04-09T01:52:47.577

0 How much does weight affect a house? 2013-05-09T05:03:08.787

0 Does embedding rebars along the face provide tensile strength to a load-bearing wall? 2014-02-12T19:25:20.583

0 Can my garage ceiling handle this much weight? 2014-04-02T14:00:49.640

0 Wall load bearing or not? 2014-05-01T22:33:22.617

0 How much of this load bearing wall can I remove? 2014-06-01T16:36:17.740

0 24" o,c, 2x4 for load bearing wall and rafters for workshed? 2014-08-27T01:12:41.597

0 How do I install a new header in an exterior load-bearing wall? 2014-10-27T18:20:45.983

0 Open up a loadbearing wall 2015-01-25T02:39:14.517

0 Is this wall load bearing? 2015-04-04T17:19:03.873

0 Framing a window directly through a post in post-and-beam construction? 2015-07-26T21:04:30.250

0 replace load bearing post with steel column 2015-11-11T18:26:43.923

0 Determine which way to place beam for maximum strength 2016-01-15T22:37:41.803

0 what size of beam should I use to replace 3 2x8 that is 16 feet? 2016-01-25T16:51:24.650

0 Is this foyer (wall) load bearing, in a condo 2016-03-16T02:22:58.750

0 Making box joists with OSB? 2016-06-19T13:21:48.037

0 Easy way to find out if this wall is load bearing? (double top plate, but parallel with trusses) with pictures 2016-07-18T19:18:19.410

0 Load Bearing Weight Capacity of a 3/4“ x 3/4” Wood Molding? 2016-07-30T22:43:00.180

0 Type of Lumber for carport load-bearing post replacement? 2016-08-10T19:12:31.770

0 Large aquarium floor load 2016-10-01T18:20:36.433