problems stretch ceilings can be very different.A slack - the most common of these occurs due to various reasons.To correct this defect, it is necessary to understand why he came.And then take appropriate action.
Why is this happening
slack stretch ceiling can be the result of poor-quality installation, but there are other causes of the problem .
important.In the case of poor installation, you are entitled to warranty repairs or complete reworking of the whole structure, but only on condition that the firm was awarded the official contract.
most common causes
- lag baguette from the surface of the wall or ceiling of the ground (see. One-level ceilings: variety films, moldings and installation).Finding that sagging ceilings, first check how firmly adheres to the surface of a baguette.If the area of the ceiling is small, it is enough two-centimetric gap between the profile and the wall to sag became noticeable. This case is just the result of incorrect installation or use of inappropriate materials wall mounting .
- similar reason - the unstable wall.When drilling holes in their surface crumbles and falls apart, hardware in a wall hold bad, and breakaway pieces of plaster fall off the surface of the ceiling.
- special case - the installation of suspended ceilings or partitions to the ducts of plasterboard (see. Repair of suspended ceilings - a full description of the action steps).Stretch ceiling sag if the frame structure was strengthened at the level of attachment of baguette.Since that is not anchored properly sheets of drywall the force web tension, gypsum in this place can break and break away from the rest of the surface.
Attention!This event is considered to be the guarantee only if the plasterboard construction engaged the same firm that installed the suspended ceiling.
- The most common reason for the suspended ceiling sags, not related to the quality of the material or work, is a water leakage from the upper neighbors. elastic web is stretched under the weight of water and slack .It is able to keep a large enough weight, while not losing strength.When a serious flood, it is clear at once.If sag a little, share it with his hand.If it is felt under the weight and rolling water causes sagging become apparent.
- very often, but it happens that the surface tension of the ceiling falling pieces of lime, plaster, shingles - the material that has been decorated with the basic ceiling.They are also easy to find the place feeling the slack hands.
permissible sagging canvas
There is such a thing as a valid slack tension ceiling.It is the permissible amount by which the sheet sags in the center of the room with respect to the level of the perimeter .
Worldwide, manufacturers of suspended ceilings are a common standard: the value of sag should be no more than one percent of the length of the diagonal webs.As a rule, it is a few centimeters, which are not evident, and practically invisible.
In most cases, you can manually determine why the suspended ceiling sagged, and depending on it to decide - how to fix this problem.
If you entered into a contract for the installation of suspended ceilings with a serious firm, but they are after a while began to sag, it eliminates this problem should performer.Moreover, at its own expense.Be sure to include the item in the contract, if it does not (see. The contract for the installation of suspended ceilings - a guarantee of quality).
But what if the suspended ceiling sagged and find artist you can not?
In this case, have recourse to the normal company with a good reputation.But here you have to pay.
Most have to completely dismantle the ceiling and re-install the retaining profile, taking into account all the features of the walls.And then re-tighten the web.
If the ceiling surface is exposed to water, you should immediately turn off the power in the entire apartment and call the professionals.They carefully dismantled part of the cloth, will merge water, will dry ceiling plenums, and then return everything to its place.
If there are lights on the ceiling, the water is often possible to release them through the holes.But such work is better not to make yourself .
Attention!Never pierce the canvas stretched ceiling to release the water from it.This will irreversibly damage it.
Foreign objects on the ceiling
First of all, even before the installation of ceilings should be evaluated base surface and make sure it is sturdy.Otherwise, it is necessary to clean the old surface and primed.Then you will in the future do not have to wrestle with why sagging ceilings.
If the trouble has already occurred, the council one - call assembly teams.It dismantles the web, and after removing the cause of sagging return it to the place.
If you are going to install suspended ceilings - problems with them can be avoided if a responsible approach to the choice of the artist and the quality of the preparatory work.
If, despite that, you notice sagging canvas, do not try to eliminate it, irrespective of the causes of this defect.In any case, this work should be handled by experts.