Tag - Structural Engineering

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Open Up: Creating Interior Windows in Load Bearing Walls
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Let There Be Light! Part 4: Wayward Ceiling Joists and the Art of Flat
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Let There Be Light! Part 2: How to Repair a Split Floor Joist
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Removing Interior Walls: A Structural Wall Detection Primer

Open Up: Creating Interior Windows in Load Bearing Walls

If you’re trying to get a little more light flowing around your house, sometimes putting a window inside your home is the answer. But can you do this safely, without bringing the house down? When we were trying to figure out if we could put an interior window in one of our walls, this is the post I wish had been around.

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Removing Interior Walls: A Structural Wall Detection Primer

How to tell if a wall is load-bearing (structural) or not, with a diagram of using joists to determine structural walls.

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