Replacing rafter ties
Those on the upper ceiling are collar ties someone attached the drywall to. Sorry about that, must be old. There are put in to hold the ridge board to the rafter tops in a high wind. Then a DIY'er that used them for a ceiling, loosening them during the installation......
Be safe, Gary
Clothes taking longer to dry?
Clean the dryer screen in HOT water if using fabric softener sheets.
They leave a residue that impedes air-flow, costing you money.
Clean the ducting in the last six months? 17,000 dryer fires annually!