If one end of the bearing wall
is perpendicular to another wall, you'll probably have to remove a stud in the other wall (Figure A and Photo 7).
Often, you can spot a bearing wall
based on its orientation within a house.
The McKays could have replaced the bearing wall
with a wide archway supported by a beefy header, and perhaps, flanked by "wing walls" (see Photo 1).
However, there are a few exceptions to these guidelines in locating bearing walls
Ceiling joists usually run at right angles over the top of a bearing wall
If you answered yes to Questions 1 and 2, you have a bearing wall
New steel skeletons were designed within the original envelope using existing bearing walls
and wood trusses to support the roofs.
Its simple volume is defined by stone bearing walls
built up in layers of rough hewn yellow-grey granite from Santiago de Compostela that seem neither monolithic nor massive because of the thinness, striation and texture of the blocks.
Retrofitting the infrastructure needs of today's business and modifying work space in a building constructed in 1912 with fixed interior bearing walls
and an exterior of granite, cast-stone and marble, has been a real challenge for us over the years," said Eric Clapp, Facilities Coordinator.
will have a structural system of masonry bearing walls
with precast concrete plank floors.
Concrete block bearing walls
and a concrete plank floor system are used with exterior masonry walls and thermally broken, double-glazed windows.
Is a typical example of architecture of the interwar and modern movement and is made of reinforced concrete bearing walls
and filling of brick.