Originally Posted by beachguy005
Easy way to fix it? Yes, raise it up 6". As mentioned earlier, you're going to have issues when you install the baseboard trim. That low and you'll have to butt cut ends of the baseboard against the grill. Raise it up and the baseboard runs uncut below it. It will also look better raised up.
Not sure if I can raise it that high without cutting the stack shorter: the duct work in the attic is in sort of fixed spot (I have to double check on that).
I am also trying to depict how it is going to look asthetically. And it it looks better raises, I probably will go with it.