Hideous ceiling tiles- what to do?

I have a house built around 1947.. actually was a apt duplex that has been re-done into a house,10ft ceilings with those awful ceiling tiles.. what "should" be under the tiles??? Wood perhaps?? I remember my grands house had wood ceilings....mine are starting to pull away and look terrible. Thanks.

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  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jun 17, 2018
    HI SARITA, IF THE CEILINGS ARE HIGH, WHY NOT LOWER THEM AND HAVE THE CEILING YOU HAVE ALWAYS WANTED.

  • Laura Cooper Laura Cooper on Jun 18, 2018
    They may have installed ceiling tiles to conceal something unsightly. You can get really beautiful new ceiling tiles that look like modern drywall. I've seen them at Menards and am planning to use them in my project. One word of caution.... Some old tiles were asbestos. These are best left undisturbed and just cover them with new