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 Palo Alto, 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 some people might also additionally tell you that you can tear down a load-bearing wall yourself, this is not a DIY project. Removing a load-bearing wall on your own can bring about all sorts of expensive mistakes, that may damage your home’s structure considerably.
While sometimes a load-bearing wall can be identified based on its location, it often takes a licensed engineer in Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto 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.
Load Bearing Wall Removal in Palo Alto, California
Most cities will require a building permit for load-bearing wall removal. If any plumbing or electrical wires are in your load-bearing wall, you will usually need separate permits for those as well.Remodeling is our bread and butter. We’ve helped with countless load-bearing wall removals. Our experienced & licensed Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto, 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 Palo Alto, 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 Palo Alto, 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.