By type of decorative surface, all suspended ceilings can be divided into monolithic and modular.By monolithic include stretch and plasterboard ceiling, is a single folding design.
modular suspended ceilings, as a designer, assembled from separate elements: racks or magazines.The essential structural difference between them, the details of a decorative surface have different shapes.
Reiki is a narrow and long, up to six meters, the panel - or even tape.Cassettes, otherwise referred to as the ceiling tiles tend to have a square or rectangle short.
The design options, as in the photo at the beginning of this article, they may have a more complex configuration.Anyone who would like to create a modular ceiling in your home or office, is to know what kinds of ceiling tiles can be used in a particular case.
We will talk about different versions of ceiling design, in which the modules are used, and how is mounted outboard tiled ceiling with his hands.
device coffered ceiling
modular ceilings, mostly supplied to the manufacturer of the.This includes not only the ceiling plate, and frame members, fasteners and installation instructions.So
- It is useful in the assembly, as the Internet, you can gain only general information about the construction of modular ceiling.However, each manufacturer of its original fasteners and nuances in the suspension of decorative elements.
- The only exceptions are the ceilings with perforated gypsum square cassettes are used as a budget option in the various offices and offices.
- main elements that make up the suspended tile ceilings - a longitudinal guide profile, wall corners, mounts, connectors, and, of course, themselves cassette.The fact that all of these items purchased in a set, making them the most accurate and high-quality dock.
- Before you start assembling the ceiling, you need to calculate the number of luminaires required for the room, and spend the wiring.
- findings under lighting devices are isolated and are left free.Lamps themselves are mounted after the installation of the carcass or after hanging the panels, depending on the design of the ceiling.
- After wiring is finished, proceed to markup.For this purpose, using a spirit level and dyeing the thread on the wall otcherchivaetsya line on which is mounted a guide profile.
- This distance should be at least ten centimeters.Depending on the height of the room, it may be much more - so that the inner space of the ceiling can be taken by a conditioning equipment.
- In accordance with the size of the cassette, there is a distance, which will be installed transverse profiles.They are attached to the ceiling with the help of direct suspensions.They provide a strictly horizontal plane of the suspension.
When the carcass is fully completed, will only fix the decorative panels on it.Tiled false ceilings are easy to install with their hands, and also easily dismantled, if required.
coffered ceiling do not need finishing, so your mission will be completed as soon as you install the fixtures.
Design modular ceilings
modules are used for the manufacture of a variety of materials, giving the surface a noble kind by staining, create a beautiful relief punching.Modules combining both color and combine their various species.
In this article we'll show you what the ceiling tiles is not only practical, but also able to make the original interior of the premises.
Due to the fact that the plaster is a natural non-combustible material, interest in it as a decoration materials, never lets up.Especially when you consider that to create a tiled ceiling with his hands it can, starting with the self-production of decorative elements of plaster.
- And this is done directly on site.To the relief on tile was an individual, you can come up with it themselves, and order in the workshop of the silicone form (compound).
course, you can buy ready-made tile, but the cost of such a ceiling would be more expensive, and drawing - standard.
- learn more about how to cast plaster tiles, you can learn from the articles on the subject that are on site and will help you in this video.This way you can make yourself not only a ceiling tile, and plaster cornices.
- Not so long ago on the domestic construction market appeared more expensive options plaster tiles - panels with volumetric 3D relief.
They are produced in the factory, and are perfect for decoration of the ceiling, and for the walls.
- most popular relief, used in the decoration of ceilings, a caisson. ceiling surface with deep concave elements making up the room and creates an extraordinarily beautiful interior.
- Because gypsum is easily amenable to staining, it is possible to give any noble shade, use gold leaf.This ceiling will look respectable and expensive, especially if the design will meet the ceiling and light fixtures.
Speaking of lamps.Today on the shelves of hardware stores, you can see the lights specifically designed for mounting in plaster ceilings.
Their body is made of polyurethane, whose structure is very similar to plaster, it can also be painted.Such lamps are embedded in the tile and plasterboard ceilings, being for them an additional decoration.
Soft fiber panel
increasingly popular relatively new modules - plate for false ceiling made of mineral or glass fibers.Besides the aesthetic qualities, this material provides excellent sound insulation room.So
- Since fiber panels are not afraid of no water, no steam, they can be used in rooms with high humidity.Thanks to their soft texture, they fit perfectly into the curved ceiling design.
- fiberglass panels can be translucent, allowing the backlight to arrange inside the ceiling space as our example.Their surface may be laminated film simulating the texture of natural materials and also be embossed, perforated, beautiful relief.
on tiles printed pattern is applied to the fiber, performed original decorating edges or graphic design.They can be lined with cloth, wood or bamboo veneer - a lot of variants.
Cassette metal ceilings
More recently, metal ceilings can be found only in public institutions.But gradually, they have their place in the decoration of houses, namely, toilets and kitchens.So
- to manufacture modules ceilings, using only two metals: aluminum and stainless steel.This is understandable - they are not afraid of moisture, thus have a virtually unlimited service life.
- such properties except copper, but it would be too expensive.Why use expensive metal if conventional aluminum via evaporation, can be converted to the silver or gold?
- Metal ceiling modules can be painted matte or glossy paint, powder coating, have a mirror coating, perforation, be corrugated or cellular.
- Their range is so varied that it is able to meet all the most a sophisticated taste of the customer.Besides, metal ceilings can be performed individually for a particular client.
perforated and mesh ceiling look extremely beautiful, but only in the buildings of greater height.Most often, they are mounted where you need good ventilation and sound absorption.
Basically, it's huge shopping malls, building stations, subway stations, sports facilities.
wooden tiles for the ceiling: suspended or boarding can be made not only from solid wood.The panels are also made on the basis of MDF or particle board covered with veneer.
As a budget option, it may be plywood, covered with a laminating film.So
- the remarkable properties of wood are not talking - people know about them for centuries, but the ceiling with an assortment of wooden boards, many are not familiar.
- With wooden panels as well as gypsum, creates fashionable nowadays relief coffered ceiling.Wooden coffered ceiling often mounted by performing finishing facilities in a classic style.
This is the best option for the design office, lobby, dining room.
- Ceiling tiles can be made of different species of wood, decorated with carvings, to be recruited from the individual strips, is a wooden frame with stained glass windows.Wooden modules, as well as metal, can be perforated, which gives them an unusual appearance and gives acoustic properties.
wooden ceilings in the most convenient installation.For them it is possible to perform not only the frame of metal profiles, but also from wooden boards.Yes
fasteners and options in this case much more: self-tapping screws, glue, nails.What is very handy wooden plates can decorate the walls, beautifully combining them with the false ceiling.
about the beauty of the glass ceilings can talk endlessly.Modern technologies of decorating the surface of the glass, it allows you to create incredibly beautiful reliefs, patterns and drawings.
This is used as a natural glass and acrylic - the so-called hardboard:
- acrylic glass more durable and much lighter in weight.Therefore, ceiling modules made of hardboard usually have larger dimensions.
acrylic glass can be performed, and continuous glazing.
- Dimensions glass tile from a natural fit in most standard 50 * 50 cm. Very popular in the creation of false ceilings enjoys frosted glass: both smooth and relief.
It's nice to scatter light from lamps located inside the ceiling space.
- The modular design options ceiling glass used to cut, grind, hand-painted.More accessible to the general population can be considered hardboard on the back of which, with tape stuck to the drawing.
Due to its low cost, the popularity of polymer materials becomes large scale.Especially as there are new kinds of plastic panels, made by special technology, giving it extraordinary strength and fire resistance.It
polycarbonate, polystyrene, HPL-plastic.
- Because even began to produce plastic mirror panels, which do not break, compared with glass.Reflective love ceilings installed in bars, nightclubs and restaurants.Sometimes
plastic modules have a perforated or corrugated surface, and their main advantage is the flexibility and light weight.
- mirror surface is applied to the plastic in the form of a reflective film.She is afraid of moisture, so the bathroom is better still choose a glass or metal.
But to finish the hall, corridors, niches, columns - this is a great option.
Whichever option of modular ceiling you choose, you probably do not have to regret it.Such a design is good not only because it can be hidden inside the communication, but also the fact that, if necessary, any cell dismantled in minutes.
This enables unhindered access to the ceiling space, as well as a quick replacement of one or more modules in the event of damage.