After firing some really ****-poor framers, I am facing the reality of two rooms with really unlevel cielings. All the joists drop in the same direction by anywhere from 1/2" to 1.5".
Is there a novel solution to this that I am missing? So far, the choices I know of are:
a. cut thin rip strips to finish-nail into each joist (very time consuming and high skill required)
b. Remove all the blocking and nail in 2x4s next to each joist, dropping the whole ceiling 1.5-2".
If anyone knows of a simple system developed for these situations or a way to do this I haven't thought of, PLEASE let me know ASAP.
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