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Can I replace an exterior wall with floor-to-ceiling windows in a mobile home?

Hi Paul, its probably possible. But you'd have to cut the roof trusses back enough to get a header in there to support the weight.  However if you are willing to compromise you can do a floor to eight inches from the ceiling window and install a header in there to support the ceiling weight.  

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