Raise 2nd floor ceiling

Old 01-10-17, 06:26 PM
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Raise 2nd floor ceiling

I just purchased a home with 7ft ceiling on the 2nd floor. I took a look in the attic and the ceiling joist go in both directions and in different size beams. Some 2x4 some 2x8. None of the ceiling joist go parallel with the roof from end to end so I don't think it's actually doing anything structurally. I would like to frame a higher ceiling. At least 8ft or more so it's not so cramped. I have a pic but not sure how to ad a pic on this.

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Old 01-10-17, 07:22 PM
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