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Posted by Mark Hammond on June 11th, 2001 10:58 PM
In reply to Load Bearing Walls by Rhainy on June 8th, 2001 03:45 PM [Go to top of thread]

Another easy way to check out walls for load is to open them at the top and see if they have a double top plate. If so then they are bearing. A single top plate will not hold the same amount of weight.....Mark

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