MMY has added a new white paper on Residential Bearing Wall Removal. We’ve noticed that there’s been a noticeable increase in the number of residential remodeling projects that have come through our office in the last year. People are choosing not to move or build new and are instead improving the home where they currently live. One aspect of these remodels is Removal of Bearing Walls. Whether for creating a more open floor plan or trying to get the pool table to fit in the basement, removal of a bearing wall can be a practical option. This article addresses some of the questions people have and gives some suggestions on what to consider when contemplating removing a bearing wall.