ceiling repair help

Old 04-14-19, 12:08 PM
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ceiling repair help

repairing a ceiling from hurricane Florence . Should I square up the opening? I cut out where it was wet and on the one end you can see I went past the rafter by about 4 inches, should I just cut to the next rafter to make it easy to screw on or use a thing piece of wood between the seems or?

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Old 04-14-19, 01:38 PM
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A square/rectangle patch is easier to do. I'd probably cut it back to the next joist and add a nailer along side that joist.

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