In today's construction market can find a lot of different finishing materials that allows a person to create a unique interior design.When it comes to decorating the ceiling, many people prefer to stay in the tensile structures, it is because they have many useful properties.Before to install the suspended ceiling, it is recommended to get acquainted with the theory, because without it, the practice is impossible.
Types of suspended ceilings
There is a wide variety of suspended ceilings, which are usually combined into two classifications: PVC fabric and ceilings.Before you start to understand how to properly install the suspended ceiling, it is best to know the characteristics of these classifications.
Such ceilings are made of polyester fabric that is coated with a protective layer of polyurethane.To change the color scheme a suspended ceiling can be coated with water-based paint
impossible not to mention their most important advantages:
- Relatively low price.
- simple mounting system.
- very smooth texture fabric ceiling that resembles plaster.
This ceiling is made of very soft and elastic film.Due to the hot air, it becomes "obedient," that is well-stretched in all directions and can take various forms.Despite the compliance of the material, many people having problems with its installation.If a person does not know how to install stretch ceilings - videos can be a great assistant.It can be found at the end of the article.
PVC - the ceiling has a set of useful performance:
- prevents the collection of condensate.
- wide range of colors
PVC film does not react with any substances (eg detergents), so it is a very long time can maintain its original appearance.
Before installing suspended ceilings should be familiar with all mounting options.Today a proliferation of three different mounting options.
This type is applicable only for ceilings PVC.When mounting on the system, the person receives a very useful opportunity, if necessary, to dismantle the ceiling and without difficulty to install it back.
process itself looks like this:
- using a heat gun heats the room to a high temperature, whereby the film becomes more elastic .
- Using a special harpoon spatula set in and there are fixed .
- Once the ceiling is cooled, it takes the form perfectly smooth, and the film is very strongly connected with the profile .
This system requires the presence of a person of special skills, as is quite complicated.It is best to invite a man who knows how to set the ceilings, however, to hold their own on the fixing of such a system is also possible.
This method is universal, as is suitable for all types of species of suspended ceilings.Fixing is carried out using three elements: the fixing wedge fastening and decorative profile skirting board, which gives a complete view of the ceiling.
process itself looks like this:
- Along the perimeter of the ceiling mounting profile set.
- heated blade edges are clamped with a wedge profile.
- Excess fabric was removed, after which the mounting structure "hidden" under the insert or plinth.
This method of attachment is a creation of Russian "craftsmen" who love and know how to save.Outside our country, this system has not received the recognition.When using this method does not require a high-quality cloth and other expensive materials.
There are even "experts" who use wooden stumps for fastening.Of course, this method of attachment is not characterized by excellent quality (which is why the Europeans have not adopted our experience).To the end result brought only positive emotions, to trust its performance real professionals who really know how to set ceilings.
essence of the method lies in the fact that the roll of fabric is cut rectangular otrez, after which it is brought to the object on which you install the profile.It should be noted that the profile did not have anything to do with the certified products.As used Profile "bead", made of silicone or PVC.
Well, when considered basic theory, you can start reading the steps below, which tells how to set ceilings.Consider the example of mounting tension PVC - ceiling.
For all works will need the following tools: trowel for laying canvas prints, ladder, level, string, tape measure, pencil construction, square, building knife, miter box, hacksaw, extension cable, screwdriver, several screwdrivers, hammer, devicefinding hidden wiring, gas, heat gun.
By the way, if a person does not know how to install suspended ceilings - a video with detailed instructions can be a kind of magic wand.On the Internet you can find plenty of detailed instructions in Russian.The best option is after reading this article, to reinforce their knowledge of video tutorials.
Prior to installation should be removed from the room all the furniture and items that can not tolerate heat, cover the floors and corrugated board.
Here, at last, you can start reading the instructions step by step, how to install the suspended ceiling.
- Installation baguette calculated the lowest corner of the room, and then indented, which is needed for the installation of lighting.Along with the help of the mark level is applied to the cord and horizontal lines.They are needed for mounting a baguette.
- Baguette need to strengthen as much as possible close to the wall.Using the device to detect hidden wiring, it is necessary to identify and make appropriate notes in pencil.Baguette secured with dowels and screws with a washer.
- Fastener shall be located no more than 7.5 cm apart.In the corners and at the junction of baguettes is necessary to have the screws at a distance of 1.5-2 cm on the edges of baguette.In order to obtain more accurate joints, it is recommended to use the miter box.The edges of baguettes to be treated with sandpaper.
- After baguettes are fixed, you can proceed to the installation sites or racks for chandeliers and lamps.
- Before installing ALWAYS remove dust from PVC film, as well as all the garbage in the room.
- Before scanning the ceiling is necessary to warm up the room for 5 minutes.To do this you need to put in the doorway heat gun at a distance of not less than 1.5 meters from the web, the gas cylinder must not be in the room.For premises area of more than 40 meters, set just two guns.After warming the ceiling must be soft and elastic.
- Now we need to stretch the ceiling along the welds and carefully insert it in the clamp.If this seems to be a difficult operation, and it is unclear how to set ceilings - video instruction will help to dot the "i".
- first need to fix the corner with a special label, and then the one that is located on a diagonal.Then, the angles are fixed in such a manner.If the room there is an open pipe, the first need to fix it to the nearest corner.
- then mounted in the ceiling of the ground joints opposite each other.If the seams have turned out uneven, they are easy to fix, the heating sheet.
- release're wiring and clean the room.
only ten simple steps and the ceiling set.We sincerely hope that this guide has helped the reader to understand how to install the suspended ceiling, and he was able to realize all of the above.