optimal solution for the ceiling in the bathroom or in the kitchen are aluminum suspended ceilings.Fast installation, attractive appearance and high performance in a humid environment makes the aluminum rack ceiling leader among ceiling coverings for these areas.
advantages of this type of false ceilings
- device aluminum suspended ceilings is extremely simple: on a special bearing profiles (tires), attached to the main ceiling, snap aluminum slats and gaps at the walls closedaluminum corners.That's all.
- ceiling material is not afraid of moisture, has a low weight and high durability.
- Selection of sizes, colors and textures is quite wide.
- Tsenasravnitelno not high and operational costs low.
- ceiling of non-flammable and environmentally safe.
- installation of aluminum slatted potolkovsvoimi hands of complexity is not.
Types of suspended ceilings
Pinion aluminum ceilings are available in three basic types:
- with closed slats. They resemble a sectional wooden battens.
- With open racks .There are small gaps between the slats and are rarely used, mainly for rooms with high ceilings.
- with inserts. most common and attractive option, since the gaps between the slats is set narrower insert, usually differ in color and texture.
Reiki produced a length of 3 and 4 meters and width - from 9 to 20 cm. They can be painted in different colors, matte or glossy surface, there are also rails with a smooth surface, "chrome" or "golden."
Council.Sale rails necessarily with a protective film.Its absence indicates low quality goods.
installation rack aluminum ceiling should start with the calculation (sm.Potolok rack: calculation of A to Z).Then go to the marking of installation sites over the walls and the supporting profiles on the main ceiling.
If you want, use the built-lamps, it is necessary to retreat down about 6 cm (depends on the size of the lamp) from the existing ceiling and put on the wall of a horizontal line around the perimeter of the building using (or laser) level.This line will be installed aluminum corners.
- Support profiles (tires) have a transverse rails at a distance of 20 - 30 cm from the walls and steps 80 - 100 cm.
- Now you need to perform the installation of electrical wiring.Use copper wire double insulated section of 2.5 sq.mm (PVA or SHVVP).
Council.The free ends of the wires in the locations of fixtures must fall below the ceiling of 15 - 20 cm. This will facilitate the further installation of lighting fixtures.
Step by step instruction looks like:
- In line markings on the walls secure the corners with dowels and screws.
- Install bearing profiles so that the bottom of the teeth located in the same plane as the corners of the walls.
Council.Useful for direct mounting brackets tire suspension used in drywall constructions.
- measure the distance between opposite corners, and adding 2 cm, we obtain the required length of rail.
- Cut rail in size using tin snips.
- Remove the protective film.
- Begin with the installation of the wall.
Council.If the calculations are not placed near the wall the whole rack, it can be cut in width.
- Start the rail end of the area to stop and snap into the teeth of the bus and move back to 1 cm.
- Similarly install the rail on the opposite wall.
Note.Handle the strips should be carefully without bending them, as the damage can not be corrected.
- remaining rack set in the same way.
Council.The holes for the fixtures is convenient to carry out a diamond crown with a drill.
Fixtures better to mount when the average rail is not yet installed.
installation rack aluminum ceiling video:
Pinion aluminum ceilings in operation require minimal maintenance, easy to wash (see: How do wash the ceiling just expert advice).If in the future you happen to damage the surface of the ceiling, enough to replace one rail.
Very convenient type of finish in all respects.