An open concept renovation is a popular request and the transformation is always beautiful. When multiple rooms are converted into one large, open space, the home tends to feel larger and brighter. If you’re considering open concept living, keep these tips in mind.
There are several structural considerations when planning for an open concept renovation. Grabbing a hammer or saw and going to town on your home’s interior walls is not Step No. 1 in the process. Every wall has a purpose, and some may have much more responsibility than you realize. A structural expert will determine which walls are load-bearing. Additional ceiling joists or support columns may be required to replace those walls that carry a heavy and crucial load.