RobUSMC

Sunken Rooms

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I am working on a new plan where the three separate rooms are sunken.  The dining and family are sunken 8" and the garage is sunken 20". This is not a split level home. Whats the best way to lower these areas?  The main area in the home home has 8' ceilings and I realize it would need to adjust the sunken room ceiling heights to maintain the flat ceiling throughout.

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Sorry Rob, I've been using Chief for 20 years and do not understand the structure DBX well enough to do this the proper way or at least in a way that looks OK in section. Tried a couple methods and remembered how utterly useless that dbx is. Good luck...

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Giving the floor a negative value is the simple way, but you will need to deal with the lack of drywall and the default molding placed incorrectly.

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I saw that issue.  What are you doing for the missing drywall and base?  PS?

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7 minutes ago, RobUSMC said:

I saw that issue.  What are you doing for the missing drywall and base?  PS?

 

Copy that FOUNDATION WALL and put drywall on the side.....

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Got it.  Then a PS for a molding line

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What Scott said, and from memory, I believe the drywall goes on the exterior side of the wall.

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Ok.  I'll try that with the foundation wall. Thanks

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dshall deserves a point for this one, he nailed it and I deal with this OFTEN.

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