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Steel and aluminum speakers designed for high-end in-ceiling applications.
HyLoft ceiling storage units take advantage of the open space beneath tall garage ceilings and come in a range of sizes from 3 by 3 feet to 4 by 8 feet.
Electricians use long, flexible drill bits to make holes in hard-to-reach places — to bore through a row of joists from a ceiling box, for example, while leaving the drywall undisturbed.
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Traditional plaster finishes off this simple, elegant bit of framing.
Underground dome home
My client wants to add a 16-inch-wide 4-inch-deep tray ceiling in a room where the drywall ceiling is attached to the bottom chord of roof trusses. To do this, I'd have to cut out and raise the bottom chords of the trusses. Is that possible?
Q. My clients have a garage with a conventionally framed 4/12 roof that they want to convert to living space. They like the idea of a vaulted ceiling but not the expense of the new structural ridge it would require. As a compromise, can I replace the existing ceiling joists with rafter ties?
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