Issue with 2nd floor ceiling
I am looking to buy my grandfather-in-law's house back into the family, but there is one problem... the 2nd floor ceiling is very short... 6' to be exact. I am 6'1", so as is, the second floor is unlivable.
The previous owner (after pap passed away many years ago) had raised the ceiling in one of the rooms, but had not gotten around to completing the task with the other rooms.
My issue is with one doorway that connects the rooms together. The top of the door is (approx) 5' high. When I first looked at the house last year, I had to crouch to get through...
I was told that this was the main support beam for the house, and I would like to know if there is a way to raise the ceiling on the rest of the 2nd floor rooms, as well as raise the beam to make the doorway a reasonable height.
I have searched forum after forum, and google searched myself to a small coma...