Many choose as decoration hanging ceiling in the bathroom.It has its reasons.
This design is used quite often.But not everyone knows how to do it correctly.
in this article and you will learn how to make a false ceiling for the bathroom, you can view photos and video, and then select the desired structure.Let's first just understand, if you approach it is this structure which has positive and negative sides.
The most common is a system of plasterboard, so it is and will be for her.
Advantages and disadvantages
Suspended ceilings for bathroom are used quite often in this design has many advantages over other materials:
- ceilings for bathroom Suspended can be done by hand and without theassistance .The lower the cost, and do all the work;
- suspended ceilings for a bathroom can hide communication on the base plane, this is especially true for areas of the old buildings;
- It is possible to use almost any lighting, only the layout needs to be done beforehand;
- Installing ceiling in the bathroom did not take long and does not require large expenditures.The price of materials is not high, much lower than some peers;
- you get a perfectly flat and smooth plane is not for big money.Service does not take a lot of time and effort;
- Gypsum ceilings in the bathroom quite durable, but should do the proper treatment and then they will last for many years;
- not difficult repair.
Installing a suspended ceiling
mounting ceiling in the bathroom with their hands will make any person, even if you do not have great skills.Only this work should be carried out in sequence and collecting technology installation.
Tools and materials
Before starting work should be carried out pre-deployment training.To do this is to buy tools and materials.
Warning: Plasterboard has several species which are different in their structure.For this work it is best to buy water-resistant material.The bathroom humidity, so by the elements most acceptable.Its surface has been coated, which is not susceptible to moisture.
- to start doing froze plane.This is required in order to properly calculate the amount of material for the ceiling.
Multiply the length by the width and get the area.Divided by the volume of a single sheet (this size should know when purchasing).An integer is a whole number of sheets to be material.
residue will have to choose for yourself.For this Calculate how close the guide will be stored and the amount of waste;
- to conduct benchmark fixing, you will need to level Hydraulic;
- predetermined and with lighting.Purchase and lighting.In many ways, the design will depend on this.
- for accurate dimensions require a ruler, tape measure, level and square beams;
- for cutting sheets of stationery need a sharp knife, and for the treatment of end-Sheet plane;
- For the purchase serpyanku putty and dry mix.In winter, do not buy the material on the trays.
fact that the powder can be nipped by the frost and lose their properties.There may be a problem with the execution of the batch, the mixture should be free of lumps and to have a uniform composition;
- Just need a primer and water-resistant paint.
Preparation of the reference plane
False ceilings in the bathroom starting to do with the preparation of the base ceiling. If this is not done correctly, then you may experience unnecessary problems to be avoided.So
- To start a basic ceiling should be cleaned from the previous coat.To do this, use a brush on metal.If you do not help, it is necessary to resort to using grinder with a wire brush;
- After treatment, we look at the plane.If there are areas affected fungus should be removed (sm.Gribok ceiling - the emergence and solutions).
For this there are many preservatives, which are commercially available.Do not neglect it.
humidity in the bathroom, so the disease can develop.Take this issue seriously and spend treatment a couple of times, and the give preference to liquid deep penetration;
- If there are no large cracks, they can be ignored.If large, then it is necessary to putty;
- After this is done processing primer.The fact that there is high humidity.Therefore, we should not forget that it is better to protect all the best coverage.
False ceilings in the bathroom will be fastened to the frame, from which will depend on the final configuration of the plane.
Improper carrying out this work the whole geometry of the ceiling will be broken.Therefore it right vymeryat.
Warning: Fixing the ceiling can be carried out on the metal corner or wooden beams.If you choose the second option, then give preference to a material with a cross section of 50 mm.
Bring it to the place of work for the day and spend the antiseptic treatment.They will secure himself the frame from moisture, prevents the formation of mold and rot.
extend the life of the assembly.
- First we need to determine the level of the ceiling installation.To do this, find the lowest corner of the bathroom and put a mark on the wall;
- Now we add to this the size of the thickness of the profile or timber;
- cut into the size of the timber.We should not make the length in the butt, make a small gap to one cm from both sides;
- makes attaching elements to the wall around the perimeter of the room.For a wooden wall, you can apply the screws.When a brick or concrete base is necessary to make the holes using the punch and perform fixation with dowels.
Warning: Do not buy dowels included.Purchase separately pacifiers and it screws that should take less than a couple of mm from the orifice.
- profile or timber must be secured and follow some rules.Sheets should be united on a bar, so do the right calculation.
The joint can not be suspended.As timber must be in the middle of each element.Maintain a distance of the order of 50 cm .;
- Now fasten the longitudinal profile.The connection is done as described earlier.
Just before installing the line pull on the diagonal spaces between the timbers.This will help make the fastening elements in one transverse plane.To align
suspended ceiling (see: How do exist for suspended ceiling plate) for the bathroom should be equipped with lights.It is thought out in advance.
should provide space for the junction box.Also, if you decide to install energy-saving lamps, then you should think about securing step-down transformer.
To these elements must be easily accessible.
now and consider how to install lighting in stages:
- makes the installation of the junction box;
- the planned attachment point fixtures;
- produce stowage and securing wires;
- Connect lighting;
- energized by branch and check the distribution of light in the room.It should be made sure until everything can be corrected, and it is not necessary to think how to make out the design.After installing the ceiling will make it quite difficult.
Note: To suspended ceilings in the bathroom you will not be disturbed on damage coverage, then why not make all connections with special lighting terminals.Which are in the free market.
They provide the reliability and accuracy of the connection.Do not forget that in case of problems when installed in the wiring sheet, it will be quite difficult to get to the place and repair.
Now ceiling with his hands in the bathroom can be treated and insulation.As it is, perform a detailed article on our site.
Fastening drywall sheets
False ceiling in the bathroom should now sheathe sheets of drywall.It's not a difficult job, but it requires some knowledge.
should adhere to certain principles that the plane of the ceiling not subsequently delivered to you hassle:
- Fastening sheets should start from the corner of the room, which is on the side of the window.That there will be a proper distribution of light and you can see all the errors plane;
- Do not make extreme fastening sheets against a wall.Do the clearance of the order of five mm.If you extend the material then you'll avoid trouble;
- Connection sheets should only be done on the plane.Do not make this canopy. between sheets should leave a small gap.Later it will be plastered;
- to fit the sheets need to cut the material.For this you need a flat surface.
best to approach the table to be cleaned.First, put a sheet on the plane.Draw a line in pencil cut.
Shift the incision from the table by five mm, put on a smooth line timber and presses his hand.Make a sharp pressure on the other side.Sheet breaks at the right place.
After this cut should be cleaned with the help of the planer;
- When attaching the sheet should be removed on a sheet of five mm chamfer with the help of the planer;
- connection is made by means of screws.Just keep in mind that if the item is not entered directly at a right angle bracket should not be done in the same place.
Stand back and make one see the connection;
- When making the connection cap should not be on the surface of the sheet.It should drown in the plane for a couple of mm.After installation, these holes are treated filler;
- on the luminaire so doing.To start putting a note sheet and place the output cable.
Remove the sheet, and make holes according to the markings.To do this it is best to use a drill with a crown, which is commercially available.
Just pick the right size.When you do not make a sharp right pressing tool, then the material just starts to have a snack and pull up.Do
pressure easily and smoothly;
- When you attach the sheet may fall pipe, which should be avoided.When this hole do not do it back to back.
should retreat about one cm. This will warn of trouble that may arise during the expansion of the material.
After installation, the entire plane it should be finished, executed plaster ceiling.
There will also have to perform some of the rules:
- Caulking should be plastic, and without the presence of clots and clots;
- which should be to sift the dry mixture;
- If the seams are best used perforated construction tape, it will increase the connection
now waiting for the complete drying of the surface makes the grout, then the surface is primed and painted.For this purpose we will use a water-resistant material.
That made installation of suspended ceilings in the bathroom, there is a step by step guide from which it is clear that the ceiling in the bathroom to make the suspension is not as difficult as it might seem at first glance.This finish can be done in the room, you can watch the video.
In this work, the main thing is not to hurry and to correctly perform the counting.
Just on our website you can learn about how to choose a ceiling plinth for the bathroom.