If you are considering removing a wall, you are not alone. We hear from people every day that are interested in taking out a wall in their home. One of the first questions they ask is, “How much does it cost to remove a wall?” And our answer is always, “It depends.” There are multiple factors to consider that can … Read More
The Problem With DIY Load-Bearing Wall Removal
There are plenty of articles out there explaining the basics of load-bearing wall removal. Most of them will tell you it’s better to hire a professional than to do the job yourself. We agree. However, you can find DIY load-bearing wall removal articles, some of which are quite detailed. The truth is, DIY load-bearing wall removal is possible for some … Read More
Remove a Load-Bearing Wall to Transform Your Kitchen
Are you wanting to remove a load-bearing wall in your kitchen to create an open floor plan? If so, you are in good company. We hear from homeowners every day that are interested in opening their floor plan to bring the kitchen and living room together. Many of them share similar reasons for wanting to transform their kitchen. Open Concept … Read More
Load-Bearing Wall Removal – Us Vs a General Contractor
A general contractor is a company that oversees a construction project and some of them offering load-bearing wall removal services. When you start researching your options for load-bearing wall removal, you are going to come across different general contractors offering their services. Although some are capable of removing load-bearing walls, we want you to know that few are as qualified … Read More
Do You Need a Permit for Load-Bearing Wall Removal?
Many municipalities require permits to make major changes to your home. If you are wondering if you need a permit for load-bearing wall removal in Utah, you are not alone. It’s an important question and one that you should get an answer to sooner rather than later. Permit for Load-Bearing Wall Removal – Do You Need One? The short answer: … Read More
What Slows Down Load-Bearing Wall Removal?
At Load Bearing Pros, we are proud of our rapid turnaround times for jobs. In most cases, we walk into a home in the morning and walk out that same day. Our team can pull out the old wall, replace it with a beam, and be gone by the end of the day. It’s impressive. But of course, some things … Read More
Removal of Load-Bearing Walls – What Are Support Walls?
When we discuss the removal of load-bearing walls with clients, we do our best to explain our work process. There are specific steps that we have to take to do the job safely. One of those steps is installing support walls – sometimes called temporary supports. Let’s review what they are and what they do. Support Walls – Removal of … Read More
Why We Only Do Load-Bearing Wall Removal
From time to time, clients and other contractors ask us why we only do load-bearing wall removal. We have the experience and know-how to tackle all sorts of construction projects. Yet we focus exclusively on removing load-bearing walls. We have our reasons – and they are good ones! Load-Bearing Wall Removal – Why It’s All We Do 1. We prefer … Read More
Reasons to Choose Us for Load-Bearing Wall Removal
Some contractors and subcontractors will tell you that they can remove your load-bearing wall and do it right. Technically, that may be true. But there aren’t many companies with true expertise in load-bearing wall removal. Load Bearing Pros is a unique company. We have performed over 100 beam replacements for load-bearing walls. You are unlikely to find a better choice … Read More
Utah Load-Bearing Wall Removal – Facts You Can’t Ignore
If you want to remove a load-bearing wall in your home, you aren’t alone. Open floorplans are popular both for looks and for practical reasons. It’s good to make positive changes to your investment. However, as your Utah load-bearing wall removal pros, we want you to be aware of a few things. Here are some facts you can’t ignore about … Read More