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Old 10-25-2011, 01:15 PM   #1
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Low ceiling w truss structure


Just bought a Concrete block home in Florida near the beach area. THe home is 2100sf and has an "addition" in the rear of the home with what I feel is a low ceiling, I had a contractor look into the attic area and determine if I could raise the ceiling. He said the roof was a "truss" structure and therefore couldn't be done.

I want to know if anyone has pulled down a low ceiling with this type of structure and been successful with some sort of higher ceiling? Any pics and/or ideas would be helpful

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Just bought a Concrete block home in Florida near the beach area. THe home is 2100sf and has an "addition" in the rear of the home with what I feel is a low ceiling, I had a contractor look into the attic area and determine if I could raise the ceiling. He said the roof was a "truss" structure and therefore couldn't be done.

I want to know if anyone has pulled down a low ceiling with this type of structure and been successful with some sort of higher ceiling? Any pics and/or ideas would be helpful
You might be able to re conform the trusses with the guidance of the manufacturer, or you could have a new system engineered and remove the whole thing.

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