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I have a "bump out" closet in the bathroom. I would like to

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I have a "bump out" closet in the bathroom. I would like to remove this. This does not extend the whole length of the room. This wall extends 104 inches, entire length of room is 164 inches. The ceiling/roof trusses are perpendicular to this wall. Closet is 104 inches wide and 24 inches deep. This is a one story home on cement slab.
Is this a load bearing wall?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Do you have manufactured trusses with metal plates connecting the members?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

What is the total span of the trusses?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
approximately 32 feet
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Then that is almost certainly not a near il wall. Trusses typically have only two bearing points, at the ends.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

There are some exceptions, but this does not sound like one

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Do you have any other questions on this topic? If you could rate my answer, I would appreciate it.

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