load-bearing wall

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load-bearing wall

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If the worst comes to the worst and you find the partition is load bearing, they can be removed, but like all load bearing walls, it will need to be replaced by a beam.
Areas for clean design include concrete load bearing walls along the dock face to eliminate columns, interior tube columns, no floor penetrations, all high gloss paint, painted masonry walls in lunchrooms and toilet rooms, ceramic tile floors in toilet rooms, sloped mullions and sills on windows, wall mounted water closets and sinks with infrared sensors, solid polymer toilet partitions, sloped tops on all electrical power and control panels, no horizontal runs of conduit, no unistrut, and 50FC lighting in the warehouse areas.