Cindy Morgan thanks again for signing autographs for the Sportsradio 1310/ 96.7 FM The Ticket P1’s. It was quite obvious that your popularity has not waned a bit. 2:45 of autographs before you whipped the line down to zero. Your were a hit!! Load Bearing Wall Removal thanks you for the appearance.
Here is a video clip I shot on a job we were called out to where the “Two Bucks in a truck” contractor has been fired. The clip shows how NOT to install a load bearing beam. This install robs the LVL engineered beam of all of its designed strength. By putting a roof cut… Continue reading Big NO NO in the load bearing beam install world
As a framing contractor, when the tornados hit Rowlett and Garland 12/26 we felt compelled to head over and help. Since the the tornado hit we have, as of today, 1/7, had volunteer boots on the ground every day over in the tornado zone. It has been AWESOME to pour ourselves into a hurting community.… Continue reading Garland tornado relief
One of the most important elements to load bearing wall removal is putting something back in the place of the wall being removed that is capable of soundly bearing the new load over the desired span. This is where a professional is going to earn his pay. Misdiagnosing the weight load on the wall that… Continue reading Material needed to eliminate a load bearing wall
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In the modern era, no one likes the closed off floor plan anymore. People want to open up floorplans to give themselves more space in one common area. Demolition of loadbearing walls is what we specialize in. This allows the space to be contiguous and waaaay more usable. The days of the isolated galley kitchen… Continue reading Open up your floor plan
Almost any load bearing wall can be safely removed. The key is to use appropriately sized material to redirect the load previously supported by the wall that is going away. This is where a professional is going to earn his/her money. There are a variety of options (LVL or Microlam, Gluelam or power beam, girder… Continue reading Material needed to take out a load bearing wall safely.
Load Bearing Wall Pros won the “Best in Show Award” at the Collin County Home and Garden Show. Pretty cool deal. Our booth featured LVL microlam beams made by Anthony Forest Products. We were able to demonstrate how load bearing wall removal is done in the DFW metroplex to all of the show visitors.
Above is a Simpson Strong Tie THA218-2. Pretty exciting, huh?!?!? We use this joist hanger to connect the ceiling joists to our LVL, gluelam, paralam or Microlam beam in the attic over the wall that is to be removed. These allow the ceiling joist to hang off of the structural beam that is spanning the… Continue reading Joist Hanger used by Load Bearing Wall Pros