Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Remodeling

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-11-2009, 10:05 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 0
Share |
Question

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?

chaviland is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2009, 10:54 AM   #2
Drywall contractor
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Lilburn, GA
Posts: 2,094
Rewards Points: 0
Default

Adding 2' Cross Tees to 4' x 2' drop ceiling grid


Typically you find a grid that will match up from a drywall supply (most sell ceiling products) or acoustical supply. If you can't find the match cut the tab off one side of the 2' tee and just snap one side in. If your ceiling is square, the tees will stay in place when the tiles are installed......

__________________
If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you can read this in English, thank a soldier. Support our troops.
bjbatlanta is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Removal of paneling and drop ceiling margog85 Remodeling 14 07-25-2008 03:13 PM
Pot lights in a drop ceiling Howdy Electrical 3 03-14-2008 08:23 PM
How to convert a drop rod ceiling fan to ceiling mount? Bacardi 151 Electrical 5 01-13-2008 08:04 PM
Work lights in basement with drop ceiling fw2007 Electrical 2 10-20-2007 09:39 AM
changing drop ceiling to normal ceiling acoustic_bum General DIY Discussions 7 01-16-2007 07:52 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.