seal the ceiling tiles of the ceiling?True unusual, beautiful, happy eyes, like everything.
Over time, you stop paying attention to the delights repair, everything becomes commonplace, clean and good.Some people need a push to have the desire to change something in his apartment.
Repairing a neighbor, with their relatives, the visit to the store building materials or simply watching videos, reading articles on various sites, the ability to perform this simple work with their hands, a relatively small price, but also included step by step instructions.Why not try to update at least the ceiling without the high cost of funds, time and effort?
calculation and preparation for work
Before calculations and preparation, you must decide whether you can paint the ceiling tile or not to touch it, to do no harm.Recall, from which are made ceiling tiles, and the material from which he gives in to treatment?So
- Foam tiles, produced three types of stamped, extruded, injection;
- foamed polystyrene hot stamped and receive a seamless tiles on the ceiling of a thickness of 5 mm;
- polyvinylchloride tile is a semi-rigid material and goes on ceilings "Armstrong".
They combined some properties and have almost the same characteristics:
- Low cost ceiling tiles, so they belong to one of the low cost options of finishing works;
- moisture resistant, easy to clean and are serviced;
- possibility of painting them in any color.
This is the characteristics or properties of the tiles, which are necessary to carry out the planned work and provide an answer to the question whether it is possible to paint the ceiling tile?The painted tiles, paint it all, or whether only fragments Let us examine below.
The painted tiles
Wondering what paint can paint the ceiling tile write result, which I would like to receive:
- It must be resistant to washing and dry cleaning;
- has sufficient density to well-stained tiles;
- not interact with microorganisms and had no ability to dissolve in water.
meets such requirements acrylic paint for the ceiling tiles and the choice depends on your preference.The attractive to buyers acrylic paint?What are its advantages
ensure popularity and demand?
- Bright colors and the ability to obtain new colors by mixing;
- Just apply and fits well on the tiles without stains and mounds;
- Skip pairs, which is important in the kitchen;
- No smell of paint when applied to the ceiling;
- safe for humans.
Warning: Stopping the choice on acrylic paint, will have to pay a large sum than for water-based, like all the paint, it has a life span and eventually loses its appeal.
Acrylic painting ceiling tiles creates her rovnenky layer, which does not attract dust, resistant to moisture and temperature changes.
Let's move to water-based paints and consider its advantages.
latex paint is not in last place in their characteristics and is not inferior to acrylic on working properties:
- It is available and has a lower cost than acrylic;
- harmless to humans and environmentally friendly;
- also no odor during application;
- are easy to use.
Warning: latex paint is washed off with water and absorb dust.
There is hopelessly outdated way of painting with oil paint or enamel.He is also harmful, so read the properties of color and making the right choice between the two colors, not oil paint or enamel, decide how to paint ceiling tile individual pictures or entire.
Even the most accurate color of the ceiling tiles will not do without splashing of leaked, stains on the floor and furniture.Therefore, pre-nestle all surfaces.
furniture can be closed with polyethylene on the floor lay a newspaper or sawdust to fall asleep, window curtain material, cover paper, affix the tape, the door and begin to mix colors to get the desired color.
sequence using tools when painting
Final painting ceiling tiles made by roller, brush or a special spray.
Note: Change clothes a comfortable work clothes, eye protect sunglasses, head scarf or close the cap can be in the newspaper.
ceiling tile is being prepared for painting pre-visit specialty shops.Get putty and do not be lazy to cover the joints between the slabs.
level the surface paint, and takes the form of ceiling plaster products. putties replaced acrylic sealant, better water-soluble.
Note: The packaging contains information on the consumption of paint and the area, do calculations before visiting the store.
paint cook immediately, otherwise, with her lack obtain the desired color is almost impossible.
Types of painted tiles and how to paint ceiling tiles Let us examine here:
- Laminated tiles and plastics are pre-stripping.Otherwise the paint merges with them, as water birds with feathers.
clear that the ceiling tile painting of these materials is not recommended.The desired result is obtained only at their complete replacement;
- Seamless tiles or with a complex pattern is not to paint roller.It is necessary to align the primer or paint and special spray, brush the edges to lead, not to stain the wallpaper.
art can paint fragments of the picture on the tile, and they are repeated and symmetrically arranged over the entire surface of the ceiling.There
guns tassels as an artist.Be creative;
- staining foam tiles or tiles "Armstrong" is no different from coloring polystyrene tiles, it's good, you can see in the photo, but not actively prepare tile "Armstrong" a painting should not be, so as not to budge.
Separately treat ceiling moldings, which is the link between the ceiling and walls.To prevent from getting paint on the wallpaper, fabricate stopper from the tape.
Remember that two layers of ink deposited on the tiles are better than one.Good luck in your work.