To start, a Design Everest associate schedules a consultation with you to fully understand your needs.
Once we understand your needs, we deliver plans and drawings for your project. We have a quick turnaround time, with the option to track your project in real-time.
Easy Permit Process
We take you all the way to the permit phase and assist you with permit approval. Next, we connect you with reputable contractors in your area so you can get started with your project right away.
Residential Design & Engineering ServicesLoad Bearing Wall Removal in Los Altos, California
One of the most common kinds of home interior remodels is removing one or more load-bearing walls to create a more open space. While it is no small task to take down a load-bearing wall, Tearing down a load-bearing wall needs a lot more planning than tearing down a partition wall.The first thing to do is figure out if the wall is a partition wall or a load-bearing wall.
While sometimes a load-bearing wall can be identified based on its location, it often takes a licensed engineer in Los Altos to determine if the wall is load-bearing or not and if it is, how to safely remove it while still keeping your house structurally sound and safe for an earthquake. A local Los Altos structural engineer can make the determination from either an onsite evaluation or by looking at your home’s original blueprints that may be on record with your Los Altos city’s building department. The accidental demolition of a load-bearing wall without consulting a licensed structural engineer can cause a lot of damage, not the least of which is the safety and integrity of your family’s home. For more information about the city visit
Load Bearing Wall Removal in Los Altos, California
Taking down a load-bearing wall can leave you with plenty to worry about - temporary shoring, permanent structural supports, electrical wires, mechanical ducts, plumbing, asbestos, and lead paint simply to call a few. Permits and inspections in the course of construction can overwhelm. We understand.. Our experienced & licensed Los Altos structural engineers are here to help with high-quality engineering plans that preserve stability throughout all phases of a project. No matter how unique your vision is, we’ve optimized the process for a turnaround time that meets your needs. With our fully licensed and insured team of structural engineers and Architects in Los Altos, California, we have the experience you need to get your projects involving the load-bearing walls completed on time and under budget.
Load Bearing Wall Removal Calculations
We can refer you to reputable skilled contractors, our licensed Los Altos, Structural Engineers that are experienced in executing the more complex remodeling that involves the removal of load-bearing walls. Architects choose us for these more complicated projects due to our competitive pricing, high-quality work, and optimized permit approval process.
Why choose Design Everest?
Highly experienced & value engineering
We are a true one-stop engineering shop with expertise in a wide range of specializations in providing load-bearing wall Removal Design & Engineering in Los Altos, California as listed above. Our experienced engineers design efficient structures and are always looking for value engineering solutions so that customers pay less in construction, materials costs, etc.
Responsiveness and quick turnaround
Unlike other firms, we leverage technology, and make every effort to get high-quality plans delivered in weeks -- not months. Hey, who said construction has to be painful?
Ability to take on a project anytime
Our proprietary data system ‘The Design Hub’ allows us to efficiently forecast and optimize our resources. This means we can take on a project of any size at any time while maintaining quality and schedule.