many Internet users are concerned about whether it is possible to make a suspended ceiling with their hands and how to bring to life.
The answer is unequivocal: "Yes, you can, but need certain skills and tools" - and that's about it now and we will discuss in this article.
Everything about stretch ceilings
What are the ceilings
- First of all, we will look at what are the ceilings in general and one of the first turnattention to the glossy, as the most common and popular.Such webs for ceilings are available in all colors of the table RAL, as well as two-tone and multi-colored.
- With its mirrored surface reflects the surrounding polyvinyl chloride sheet items that visually enhances the space, even if the ceiling is made in dark colors.Perhaps the only serious drawback is the glossy surface appearance of the welding seam.
- classic version of suspended ceilings can be called dull design.This flag does not reflect light glare, consequently, it will be clearly transmitted to anyone chosen color.This surface does not attract attention, which allows us to focus on the rest of the interior of the room.
- Satin ceilings are very similar to Matt, but they almost perfectly smooth surface that gives the impression of color saturation.Light painting is better reflect the matte, but not as glossy as well, in general, is reflected like a pearly iridescence.Welding seams on such panels are almost invisible.
- If you are interested in breathing ceilings, then you need a tissue structure.In view of the textile fabric is sometimes difficult to distinguish from matt, but it depends on the strain, because such a ceiling can have both smooth and embossed (pleated and corrugation).
- But, if breathing ceilings of this type?Yes, definitely, but the textile structure may be of polyester yarn, and then calendered, and may be of a conventional material.Of course, the difference in the capacity of air to be mixed.
Baguette for tension ceilings
- If you choose to mount the ceiling with his hands stretched, it is possible that you will be comfortable wedge mounting method .Canvas prints is fixed by means of spacer strips, and then overlaps the special moldings.This mounting method is convenient because the web does not have to cut out a special configuration of the room - after propping extra pieces just cut off the knife construction.
- cam attachment method for suspended ceilings too, do not need special pattern cloth - fixing occurs between mobile and fixed cams baguette .This profile is useful for inserts, that is, small areas paintings, no more than 20m2 that vinyl is not pulled out of the profile and is not slack.And how ceilings can have a small footprint - only multi-level, with a basis of drywall.
- If you think about how to dismantle the suspended ceiling, then there must be a harpoon mounting method - it's the only prints, which allows fully dismantle the panel, with the possibility of re-installation .The disadvantage of this method of fastening is that it takes up a lot of time, because the web need for precise pattern and then, in the factory welded harpoon.Of course, it takes some time, but this installation the most reliable and practical.
Council.After installation, do not forget about baguettes wiring electrical wires.
Given that no wires are installed temporarily, to avoid line twists, at least, make them solder, wire and hide in a corrugated cable channel, fixing it to the main ceiling.
Mounting tension ceiling
- We see ceilings with their hands - videos, photos and text instructions.Now we turn our attention on the PVC structure, which is required for the installation of heating the web.The choice of baguette we leave up to you, the more that you have been able to get acquainted with its varieties.
- First of all, a basic need to remove the ceiling light fixtures and wiring to make electrical wires for the new design.We continue to view ceilings - video - with their own hands and make a benchmark reference line around the perimeter of the room.
- In order to hit the line for a guide on the wall randomly put a label and then using a laser or water level is transferred to all corners.Level discourage choklaynom or masking cord (thread in better blue) as it is more commonly called.When measuring the level, be careful not to get so that the baguette places rests on the basic ceiling - First, you need to set an arbitrary label, focusing on the lowest point of the main ceiling.
- control line we already have, then move on to installing moldings.If you are concerned about how to fix the suspended ceiling, the better, of course, choose a harpoon mounting method as allows to dismantle reassembly cloth.Profile is attached by means of plastic dowels 6 mm (you can use percussion dowels) 30-40 cm from each other.
- tension on your design will certainly be any lights, so their installation is necessary to take care in advance, setting a special console.This mount is easy to do on your own - this requires a plywood or OSB (OSB) 8-10 mm thick galvanized hangers and belt (peshki),.
- Cut out a round or square area and it screwed suspensions with screws on a tree, and then the assembled structure is attached to the main ceiling.The console to the plane coincides with the plane of the stretch ceiling (console do 2-3 mm higher than PVC) between baguettes can pull the nylon thread and focus on it.Such attachment to vinyl structure necessary for all lighting, for spotlights, and for chandeliers.
- How to set ceilings if they need to pull?That's right, before installing them warm up, but it should be polyvinyl chloride sheet on something to hang.For preheating panel straightened and hung to baguettes to special large clothespins.
- Please note that on heating PVC the room temperature rises sometimes up to 60⁰C, so the room is necessary to remove all of the items that are harmful high temperature - it can be, for example, plants or an aquarium with fish.
- So what the temperature is held ceilings up to a critical point of change in the structure of the lattice?The web is heated to 70⁰C-80⁰C, after which it can be stretched and upon cooling the crystal lattice is reduced, and polyvinyl chloride begins to shrink, taking the previous form.This process justifies the name of suspended ceilings, because they are constantly in tension.
- When PVC warmed to the desired temperature, it start to fill in a baguette or a special spatula or trowel usual pre-rounded ends and blunt blade.To evenly tensioned canvas, first run by 40-50 cm in section with a long side, departing from the angle of the same distance.Exactly the same operation was done in the other corner on the same side, wherein the web pulling.
- When stretched one long side, proceed to filling the web from the opposite side.Thus, the main part of the cloth turns set, and then filled in the corners, and then the intermediate portions.
- entire filling process requires a certain time, and the ceiling is cool, taking the usual size, so the gas gun all the time should work.When installing the wrinkles will be formed, which can be accelerated by giving them the flame of a heat gun.
- We watched the video - ceilings with their hands and read the installation instructions, but still need to install the lights.Since the console for lighting already installed, then grope through vinyl plywood glue in place the O-ring and cut it into a circle construction knife.Now you can install the lighting for suspended ceilings.
Council.And what good ceilings for the bedroom or children's room?
Those who will not shine at night, the rays from the headlights of passing cars, that is, all except the glossy.
Conclusion Now that you know how to install ceilings and with the right tool can even do it yourself.And how to clean ceilings, you probably already knew - like any oilcloth.Wet care can use any detergents that do not contain abrasives.