Load-Bearing Wall


A wall that supports the weight of the house, transferring it to the foundation.

Things you need to know

Load-bearing walls are often perpendicular to floor joists. All exterior walls are load-bearing.

Also known as

Structural Wall, Bearing Wall, Supporting Wall

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