Bearing wall removal

So how do you remove a wall that’s supporting the second floor or roof above it?  I’m glad u asked.  First photo shows where a center wall once supported the upper floor.  Second shows the new carrier beam in place.  (Note the temporary support in place).

The last is in another home that used to have a ‘standard’ 6 foot opening between the kitchen and dining area – look at the floor, u can easily see the old opening.  What u don’t see is the wiring already moved to a new location.  Still to come is ducts that need to be re routed.

Now, not all walls require this kind of support.  There are also walls that are simple partitions and not supporting the structure.  If u want to change things around in your place, call and I can come by to have a look at what’s involved.