Re: Ceiling Renovation
Trusses are designed and engineered with the various components to work together in providing an free span unit.
enginered trusses supporting the roof.
Cutting them without proper re-engineering wouldn't be something you should entertain or attempt.
Doing a trayed ceiling is tricky to do in a remodel situation since it involves significant structural work in raising the ceiling height.
Depending on the existing ceiling height you might be able to frame the area around the perimeter to lower this part of the ceiling. This will allow the center section being higher to give the look of a trayed ceiling.
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