Removing walls is often a viable option to creating a larger space or an open floor plan, but before you start swinging that sledgehammer, get a contractor to verify the wall isn’t load bearing. “Damaging a load-bearing wall could have serious consequences like a ceiling caving in,” says Jesse Fowler, President of Tellus Build. That’s bad enough, but it can also be dangerous for the homeowner and result in serious injuries.
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