It is definitely possible to remodel a split level house to create more open space. There are several ways to remodel the main floor of the home. Most, however, involve moving or removing a load-bearing wall.

Unless you are a very knowledgeable and experienced do-it-yourselfer, you will probably need some help with providing temporary supports and knowing how to span and permanently support the new walls. There are also things you can do to open up the stairways from the living level to the lower/basement level and even to the sleeping level.

A little time spent reviewing decorating and design magazines and web sites, will also show you some decorating tips that will make the space appear to be larger and more open.