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This is a load bearing wall. Can I replace with columns? If yes, one or two? What will the ballpark cost be?
Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Structural Engineering
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Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 11 months ago

You can replace it, but you'll need columns and a properly sized beam

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
How many columns?
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Would two suffice?
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
What would the cost be?
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 11 months ago

Two columns will be fine, but you also need a properly sized beam. the posts are no help without it.

The cost is something you will need to talk to a contractor about.

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