load-bearing wall


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load-bearing wall

A wall capable of supporting an imposed load in addition to its own weight. See also: half-timbered wall

load-bearing wall

A wall capable of supporting an imposed load in addition to its own weight.
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First, you've got to line up load-bearing walls directly over supports and provide solid blocking or vertical squash-blocks to transfer the load around the web of the wood-I.
Imported teak, from India or Burma, was used horizontally to reinforce the exterior load-bearing walls.
The materials are made from 18-gauge studs for load-bearing walls and meet all foundation-bearing pressures.
The shell was kept and carefully restored, while the interior was demolished except for the first floor structure and the load-bearing walls.
To replace the load-bearing walls, he installed 4-by-4 posts and 4-by-10 headers.
Load-bearing walls made of concrete or sand-lime sandstone receive a gypsum plaster.
Foundations, slabs, columns and ceilings are made of reinforced concrete, load-bearing walls made of KS masonry and non-load-bearing walls made of lightweight concrete walls.
Hospitals are the load-bearing walls of our health system, but you dont stop building a house once youve got the load-bearing walls in place.
insulation on the vertical position, strengthening load-bearing walls in the basement, walls and floors, and other necessary work recommended in the opinion of the technical and construction, as well as consistent with the guidelines of the capital conservator.