5 Ways to Tear Down an Interior Wall


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Author's Note: 5 Ways to Tear Down an Interior Wall

This article was interesting to write because it was something I had zero prior experience with. My family has never overly concerned itself with walls -- except for the fact that they're real estate to hang pictures and artwork on.

That being said, I was intrigued with how much prep work needs to go into this process. I had never really considered what needs to happen before someone takes down a wall. Once I researched the topic, it made sense, but it's one of those things that I'd never given much thought to before. I'm glad I know now, in case at some point I get the urge to go sledgehammer happy!

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