"This is a bearing wall, I don't want to have to replace it just because you put a dent in it with your head."
"How did you know that was the bearing wall?"
The head spun, then leapt to the bearing wall.
He went on across the roof, following the line of the bearing wall.
Generally a bearing wall runs at right angles to the joists above.
The number of people allowed in the upper floors was limited for fear the bearing walls would collapse.
The columns should be positioned directly underneath the bearing wall.
In order to complete the work before winter, a concrete bearing wall was installed under the front of the church.
One way to identify a bearing wall is to look at the joists in the house.
There is no excuse for a building to be in that position, with parts of a bearing wall missing.