I want to remove a small section of the wall between my kitchen and living room in a small one bedroom second floor condo.
Im an electrician so I have a very rough idea what to look for. The roof is trussed and the wall is very short so I figured I was ok until I saw the wall in question has a double plate. Now I dont know.
Below is a quick layout.
The joists are left to right.
At the top is the basic layout of the trusses in the attic.
The nodes dont fall on the wall but I believe that doesnt always matter.
The red X’s show the area I want to remove.
I have no access to the first floor or the basement crawl space.
I may be able to bribe a GC ont he job to come check it out or just hire a SE but I think some of the inspectors around here may not be interested in a small thing like this.
I greatly appreciate any advice.
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