condition of the ceiling a big influence on the design of the room: it must be absolutely smooth, without cracks and stains.Let us recall some valuable tips for making a smooth ceiling .
builders offer 2 ways to align the ceiling , calling their workers the terms "raw" and "dry".
- crude process - is applying the finishing mixture to the surface.
- dry process - alignment of the ceiling tiles, strips, panels.
If uneven ceiling has small variations, the best way to take advantage of raw alignment .We work in stages.
- blur whitewash warm water, then remove with a spatula.
- And if the ceiling is uneven and covered with oil paint, make incisions hatchet, then cover the surface betonokontaktom or primer to enhance adhesion to the plaster ceiling.
- 'll wait , this primer is dry.
do in the following sequence:
- Determine ceiling the lowest place to check on it and to work with the least loss of height - it is from this starting all instructions of experts, how to make a smooth ceiling.
- aligns first along the ceiling slabs.
- 'll wait until dry layer.
- Re-align already across the floor slabs.The technology is simple: let's apply the plaster and lath, pressed against one edge to the lowest point on the ceiling, contract the surplus.
- After drying inflict gently leveling putty.
Attention!To solve the issue, how to make even the ceiling , if the void, will help re-cast plaster these problem areas and drawing on them rack.
finishing includes such work:
- careful sanding plaster surface with sandpaper;
- painting the ceiling.
Tip!It is better to start with a small plaster area, and when mastered, will increase disposable plastering place.
If the ceiling is too uneven
But how to hide irregularities in the ceiling height drops from 2 to 3 cm!Just before leveling impose reinforcing mesh of one of two types: metal or masking.
- Masking grid - gossamer or serpyanka similar to medical gauze.Firmly attach it to the ceiling with special glue or a conventional PVA.Who produced and self-adhesive serpyanka.
- metal mesh fix to the ceiling with special straps, hooks, nails.Even with drops of up to 5 cm when required places a thick layer, it is this metal mesh provide us perfectly smooth ceiling without annoying peeling and falling off plaster.
Attention!High-quality repair ceiling without discouraging the purchase of surprises will provide a primer, putty and paint from a single source - a guarantee of interoperability of these materials.
well-it is chosen special tools and materials to successfully solve the problem of how to fix an uneven ceiling.
The work will help us:
- wide and narrow spatulas,
- five-foot rack,
- betonokontakt or primer;
- dry gypsum-based plaster.
Read also about how to align the ceiling with his hands using plaster mixtures.
The winning alternative to messy and time-consuming process for the crude alignment is a simple and reliable way to dry .It is easier to hide irregularities false ceiling - decorative design, an entire ceiling was covered with dust and dirt.
But how to level the ceiling?We can use one of three types of false ceilings: lining the ceiling, or tension or suspension structures.
- cleanse the surface of the ceiling of the old flaking paint and putty, primer.
- on the ceiling plate fix frame - leveling lath (metal rack):
- to concrete plugs are targeting construction crate gun;
- to the surface is softer than concrete, attach furring screws.
- To this frame attach decorative sheathing material and so solve the problem, how to fix an uneven ceiling.
Raised ceiling can modernize waves, stairs, decks according to their design imagination and paint in the desired color.
most running variant - drywall , iegypsum sandwiched by two sheets of cardboard.The material breathes, eliminating dampness and stuffiness.To align the ceiling is better to buy sheets with thickness 10-14mm and size 1,2h2,5m.
Read also about drywall designs on the ceiling.
- not need putty Plasterboard (only slot), and paint and whitewash it easily.
- minimum loss of height - only 3 - 5 cm.
- Cheap framework does not require sophisticated suspension systems.
- design does not hide the height differences of more than 10 cm.
- Permeability: drywall from moisture deformed.
- Along the perimeter of the ceiling fix-frame prints.
- It reduce a heat gun warmed material PVC - polyvinyl chloride.
- cooled to room temperature, polyvinyl chloride stretched to the elasticity of the drum.
- perfectly flat surface of the ceiling.
- Quick installation.
- stretch ceiling is not subject to strain and is not afraid of water.
- Installation no debris.
- A wide choice of textures and colors.
- canvas easily punctured.
- This is a relatively expensive way of leveling.
Decorative panels, suspended ceiling tiles made from mineral fiber, particle board, metal, drywall, paper pressed.
- the ceiling set on the suspension frame - profiles of metal ;
- on a skeleton laid decorative panels .
Attention!In closed systems, the entire framework entirely draped panels, in open frame visible edges.
Installation of suspension systems:
- Suspended ceilings to fix false tire in which the rack and insert metal.
- Tile ceilings are in a square frame crates.In each such cell is inserted square plates 60h60sm.
- Ceilings able to align the big swings.
- They were convenient to hide communication.
- replacement of individual slats or deformed plates takes a few minutes.
- suspended ceiling picks up to 20 cm in height.
make the final choice than to level the ceiling, safely proceed to the execution of its intent to make prudent home comfortable and fashionable.
Read also about how to choose the right drywall ceiling.