Weight limit for stone veneer on residential wall?
I want to put stone veneer on our office wall that is 9ft tall by 10ft wide. This is a permiter wall in our ranch house, so it is holding up the roof. The stone I’m looking at is 8.5 lbs /sq ft and I would be putting cement board over the existing sheet rock. This will be approaching 1000 lbs and I’m just wondering is this is too much for the wall. It’s a fairly new house and is 2×6 construction.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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