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  1. Building & Construction
    I am working on renovating our entire house and we are coming to the living room. Our living room is 20-30ft and has 25 foot vaulted ceilings. We are wanting to removal the popcorn, fix any and all dry wall cracks and then repaint it. My issue is that I can not seem to find something to rent or...
  2. Carpentry
    Hello, I've got a decorative box beam with a large ceiling fan attached to it. The weight of the fan is causing the box beam to sag. Ideas on how to solve the sag with out removing fan are greatly appreciated. Thanks.
  3. Electrical
    Looking to see if anyone has done this/recognize any issues/have any suggestions? I'm renovating an addition to a 100yr old house. Changing the ceiling to a vaulted ceiling (except for last, highest 4 feet next to original structure, which will be flat) to give more spacious feel. In this...
  4. Building & Construction
    I have a large open concept living area where I plan to expand the kitchen. All of the area surrounding the kitchen is already vaulted, but there is a peninsula with pass-thru void, which is only supported by the flat ceiling & bulkhead. I took a photo which shows exactly what I am describing...
  5. General DIY Discussions
    My vaulted ceiling has sticky yellowish streaks running from the highest part of the ceiling down about 10 feet and ending in what looks like a drop. This all started after putting on a new roof about 5 years ago. What can I do?
  6. Building & Construction
    I am removing a wall from my vaulted ceiling, currently the double plate runs from the far left wall (see yellow line) to the stud running to the ceiling (right side of picture) (3-2x4s) The red is the wall I am removing, up to the green line. Leaving a wall (3 ft ish in length) next to the...
  7. Building & Construction
    Im removing a knee wall. It has a beam built out 2 2x4s going to the vaulted ceiling. There is small attic space. One of the 2x4s is connected to side of a ceiling joicst and the other one isnt nailed in to ceiling at all. But there is extra boards up there in the joicsts that look like they are...
  8. Insulation
    Ok so we built a 2 room addition on my parents trailer and I need some advice from you knowledgeable people out there and I need it bad! I will put pictures up so you guys know what Im talking about. Heres the situation. I have a 15ft x 30ft addition connected to a trailer with 1ft. overhang...
  9. Building & Construction
    I am cutting into an outside load bearing wall to put in framing for a new window. With a standard ceiling, I would just put a temporary bracing wall about 3 feet to the inside to support the structure, but this is the low side of a cathedral ceiling. How do I support the scissor truss from...
  10. HVAC
    Hello - My master br has a vaulted ceiling and the "nook"/shelf area up toward the ceiling. The air register/vent is tucked up near the ceiling on the wall in/above the shelf area. I've been in this house 2 years and wind up sleeping on the LR couch because the bedroom is SO much hotter than...
  11. Electrical
    Can someone help us with this? We live in this wonderful, converted church--Church. New England, old, beautiful...you know where we are going, right? Yes, the beautiful, peaked, vaulted ceilings, 20+ feet high, loved it, and still do. But, three years later, those interconnected smoke...
  12. Building & Construction
    I’ve just got the foundation in place and finally I can get this project on the road. However, after many hours of googling stuff, I must say, that I got stuck on how to do the roof. The idea is to have a cathedral ceiling and use a ridge beam. I plan to use one double 2x10 resting on a double...
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