11:03AM | 06/29/04
Member Since: 06/28/04
1 lifetime posts
I have a short wall in my kitchen that separates the refrigerator from the dining area. The wall protrudes a little more than the average fridge is deep. I bought a new fridge and it won't fit into the space between this wall and my cabinets on the other side.

I want to take it down, reposition the phone line that's inside the wall, take down a high-up cabinet, and move the fridge back into the spot where it was 'supposed' to sit. I'll have to replace the vinyl flooring, but that's no biggie.

Does anyone have any suggestions? Is there a way to go into the attic to identify whether or not this is a load bearing wall? I don't have the blueprints. My home was built in 1978.

Thanks, Brenda


07:04AM | 08/15/04
Member Since: 02/20/04
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I'd go with k2's recomendation. I had a major kitchen remodel done in our last home and we removed a "non bearing wall" and as k2 mentioned we had several electrical circuits running to the upstairs as well a 4" waste line. We knew going into the project they were in there and the contractor had plans for rerouting the items.



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