Cracked Rafter Beams Help!!

Old 04-10-22, 08:44 PM
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Cracked Rafter Beams Help!!

Hi All!

I need your help. I noticed two of the rafter beams on the roof of my attic now converted into a bedroom have cracks in them. They pretty much run through the entire beam. The corner one is bulging out a bit. Is this something I need to be worried about? They’re right over my bed…

thanks in advance!

Old 04-10-22, 08:55 PM
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They appear to be decorative, covering the seams in the v groove pine ceiling. It's quite unlikely they are structural.
Old 04-11-22, 12:12 AM
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Pretty much every wood beam will eventually develop cracks as the wood ages. If they were split wide it might be of concern but those don't look bad.

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