This Old House

How to Build a Pass-Through in a Wall

Tom Silva

How to Build a Pass-Through in a Wall

Find out how to build a pass-through in a wall to help open up your home's layout. Get tips on determining whether a wall is a load-bearing wall. Hire a plumber or electrician to deal with any pipes or electrical wires that might be in the wall. Learn how to patch and repair the drywall after you cut out your pass-through.