If you want to save about 50% on material cost, and gain 3-4", and NOT got out-of-style, and have your room look more 'livable' than 'industrial', and not have to worry about your 'ceiling style' going OUT of style, consider installing drywall.
BUT, if you want, here are a couple of links: Installing A Drop Ceiling I and Installing A Drop Ceiling II
My best to ya and hope this helps.
Jay J -Moderator
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