||02-11-2009 11:05 PM
Adding 2' Cross Tees to 4' x 2' drop ceiling grid
I have a 4'x2' metal ceiling grid, and I'm changing to a 2'x2' grid. So I bought 2' Humigrid (plastic) Tee bars for each 4'x2' cell (the only choice available at the store). The Tees have molded plastic tips that hook into slots at the midpoints of the 4' lengths, and they fit perfectly. So the first row took less than a minute. The problem is the adjacent row; The plastic hook from the 1st row occupies the midpoint hole, and there isn't nearly enough room to fit two tee bar ends (one from each side) in the same hole. How is this problem typically adressed?