beams on the ceiling are part of building structures, slabs between floors or part roof system.You can completely hide them, sewing up sheetrock, if it is possible to reduce the height of the room without much damage.
But is it worth it? You can turn them into interior decoration of your home.
Recently, ceiling beams, processed in different ways, are increasingly being used in the design.
They fit perfectly in a variety of styles.It all depends on the design.
With their help, you can divide the space of the room into functional zones.Inside these structures can take a variety of communications.
They are used for placement of lamps and chandeliers suspension.
Council.Lamps may be embedded in or secured to the beam by means of brackets them.
ceiling beams can be arranged parallel to each other, converge at an angle or form a lattice. used various materials for their manufacture and decoration.
If you do repairs in the old house, and beams decided not sew, do not hide, you should try to use natural wood, its surface cracks and flaws.Under the ceiling of their hard prostrogat or sand, but you can use the ax, a chisel and a metal brush more "wear out" the timber.
Then all the paint.When building a new home when the beam was originally incorporated in the project, their pre-treatment is performed before the installation.If you plan to
lacquer or other transparent coating can be made of wood firing with gas burners and (or) its brushing.
With special metal nozzle - brush sander remove part of the soft wood fibers, moving along the fiber. This releases the tree structure, which can be even more stress when topcoat stain and varnish.
prepared elements put in place, and their final finish (paint) is performed after all the dusty work.Sometimes they act differently.
truss and floor mounted construction of the forest without treatment (only impregnated with antiseptic).And in the final stages of construction, visible parts closed specially made and decorated boxes.
can decorate wooden beams on the ceiling stencil pattern, special belts, braces simulating wrought iron or carved.
box for this purpose is easy to make your own hands:
- three boards, thickness 20 - 25 mm, connected to P -shaped structure.
Note.The internal dimensions of the box should be slightly larger than the size of the beam, to allow its deflection.
There are many ways to connect the boards in the box:
- You can use the connection "in the quarter."
- edges of the planks washed down at 45 degrees.
- more reliable (and more complex) will be a special profile milling at the edges of the boards.
Special milled profile will provide a reliable connection
Box glued with high-quality glue:
- performs the processing surface of the box (eg, brushing).
- Install a decorative box.
- Perform topcoat.
You can buy ready-made wooden elements and to fix them.
Raised - beams made of polyurethane
You can buy ready-made false ceiling - joists made of polyurethane in different sizes and textures.They are almost ready to use, you just fix them properly.
Finish ceiling beams made as follows:
- Running marking of installation sites.
- centerline, in increments of 1 meter, ceiling mounted (with dowels and screws) bars 5 -20 cm long, with a cross section in the form of a wedge.
Note.The internal cavity of the polyurethane element has the shape of a trapezoid.Wooden wedges should fit snugly into the cavity.The thickness less than the depth of the cut in the trim - beam.
- the installation site bars on the ceiling to make notes.
- on the contact surface is applied a layer of polyurethane adhesive.
- item is put on the bars and pressed tightly against the ceiling.
- screws beam attached to the bar.
- the attachment points along the length of the joints and can be closed with decorative belts or straps.
Price polyurethane decorative elements depends on the size, color and company - the manufacturer.
Manufacturing beams carcass way
can prepare a framework of wooden bars or profiles for plasterboard structures and sheathing ego.Dlya plating used drywall, veneer plywood, MDF panels.
In the case of drywall surface shpaklyuyut with PVC mesh (reinforcement) and sloping corners (aluminum or plastic).Then the surface is stained.
can be used to decorate various foam ceiling moldings and other elementy.V such structures is very convenient to embed spotlights.
By extending beam on the wall to the floor, get the arch, which is great divides the space into zones.
MDF - a great decorative material
If the skeleton is sheathed MDF panels, the corners of the cover plate in the color finishing.
You can buy ready-made MDF trim - beam.
In modern construction are used fermy.Pri and metal finishing facilities in the style of hi - tech design of metal of sufficient quality paint.
Finishing the ceiling with exposed beams may include the use of stained glass, textile decoration, different textured plaster and a variety of colors, painting and decoupage.
Your imagination is not limited by anything but the result is worth all spent usiliy.Perehodya from room to room, you can be transported from one era to another, if you decorate them in a different styles.