Before modifying the structure to your home, finding your load bearing walls is crucial..Identifying load bearing walls does not always require an expert, but it does require the keen observational skills..Are the walls plasterboard or brick? If its plasterboard then its not load bearing. If its brick then I think you need a builder to confirm whether it is or not..V8.0 Building Research Establishment Ltd 2012 34 Non-standard construction Definitions and further sources of information Included here are all constructions other than solid or cavity brick and/or block wall.
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If you are about to do a major house renovation, it is important to know which wall is a load bearing wall and which isn't. Load bearing walls are ones that hold or transfer the weight load of a structure from one section to another..
Identifying load bearing walls doesn't always require an expert, but it does require keen observational skills. If you plan on making any modifications to your home, you have to first identify which walls support structural loads..
Are the walls plasterboard or brick? If its plasterboard then its not load bearing. If its brick then I think you need a builder to confirm whether it is or not..
V8.0 Building Research Establishment Ltd 2012 33 Traditional construction The majority of houses/bungalows and many low-rise flats in Britain are of brick or.