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What is a raked ceiling and why is it a must for your new home?

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Learn about the benefits here

Raked ceilings are typically found in the open plan living area and follow the shape of the trusses and beams in the home, rather than having a flat ceiling. Think of a cathedral ceiling, that peaks in the middle and elongates the room. Raked ceilings have been around for many years and were originally associated with affluence. Historically a lower ceiling meant less space to heat in cooler months and was therefore an indication of wealth. Although a raked ceiling will still create more space to heat, these days they act more as design feature. However, there are several advantages to having a raked ceiling that aren’t often explored. If you’re thinking about a raked ceiling, we explain some of the benefits below;

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They make a room feel bigger

By opening up the ceiling, a room will immediately gain additional space and alter the look and feel of your home. The soaring ceilings will create a profound void that reclaims wasted space and encapsulate exquisite depth.

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Enjoy more air flow

A nice byproduct of creating more space with a raked ceiling, is the advantage of more air flow within your home. Our raked ceilings are in the open plan areas, where you will also find double door openings to the outdoors. When the abundance of indoor/outdoor integration is paired with a raked ceiling, you’ll enjoy incredible air flow. Checkout our Noosaville on display at Banyan Hill Estate for a great example of this.

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Get more light with a raked ceiling

A raked ceiling allows your lights more options to bounce off different walls and create a well-lit area for collective activities – like dinner parties.

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Increases your resell value

Because of the precision and careful craftsmanship that goes into building a raked ceiling, it is not a common feature. Your home will stand out from the rest on the market should you choose to sell it later.

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A raked ceiling is a stunning architectural feature

The clean lines and tailored look of a raked ceiling will add a serious ‘wow’ factor to your home. If you are building your dream home, then this a timeless feature that will elevate
your design.

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We worked closely with our truss manufacturer to develop the ultimate span size to achieve a well-positioned raked ceiling that perfectly complements the open plan living area. Ask your New Home Sales Consultant about a raked ceiling today!

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