When repairing faced with the question plinth installation.It separates and emphasizes the very plane of the ceiling.
From this element depends on the appearance of the structure.There are several types of such products which you can find complete information on the site.
In this article you will learn about one of them.Video and photo on this topic can be seen in the internet.
There will be given full instructions for the manufacture and installation of this element.
Many equipment used plaster ceiling cornice ceiling.In fact there are reasons.
We still see elements that are used in the decoration of offices established companies.
plinth plaster ceiling has many advantages, considering that you can stop your choice on this article:
- In such a construction is not visible connecting seams;
- perfectly amenable to the restoration and repair;
- Made from environmentally friendly material that is strong enough and durable product;
- not lose its color;
- In retail, there are a large number of forms in different versions.
There are some types of elements plaster plinth:
- Gladkotyanutye , which are made using the semi-mass, which is passed through a flat pattern;
- Plaster Cast , which is performed by pouring the liquid mass in the form of silicone.May have different shapes and patterns;
- Plaster stucco products , modeler that makes itself and causes them to elements.It's kind of aerobatics and the price of such products is quite high, but you can do all the exclusive design;
Note: plaster moldings, unlike other materials, does not bend.Therefore, he will not repeat the curves and bumps the wall and ceiling.
plaster moldings can be made with their own hands, without resorting to outside help.
Making plaster moldings
This product can make your own hands without any special qualifications:
- To begin to acquire the desired shape of the silicone type. Such products are in retail, you can choose the desired width and the desired pattern.
With it will execute the cast member;
- To determine the amount of dry plaster should fill in the form of the desired amount of water and pour it into a container for mixing.So we define exactly the right amount of mixture that is required to fill in a form;
- Then pour the water into a bucket and start to slowly stir and add gypsum.We would like to state the liquid cream.In order to better apply the mixing drill with paddle, because the other way is difficult to achieve a homogeneous mass, using a drill to do it is not difficult;
- After mixing, the solution should be allowed to stand for 10 minutes and then you can pour it into a mold;
Note: During the casting should not be completely filled.It is necessary to leave space to remove the bubbles that are formed by casting.
- should form after filling the edges a little shaken, it will air to come out.After swinging plaster remains on the edges of the form, it is necessary to collect with a spatula and put back into shape and then smooth the surface of the mixture with a rubber spatula;
- product should be reinforced.This will require a tow, or aluminum or copper wire.The reinforcement will provide additional structural rigidity;
- When the liquid hardens, but not entirely, on the surface of the wire should be placed upstairs and added the remaining solution.Which, after complete filling of the form should be aligned with a rubber spatula;
- Next on the surface of the mold perform a wide spatula and fully align the plane;
- We are waiting until the plaster hardens.It is at this time a little heated and becomes matte stand out bubbles.
should again walk on the surface and smooth the surface with a spatula;
- We wait about 20 minutes, and begin to remove the item.To do this, we turn over the form and begin to take it off.
This is done from the middle towards the edges;
- form can be filled again, and put the product on a flat surface and wait for complete solidification.
Installation of gypsum baseboards
installation plinth is not such a difficult job.(See. Installation of ceiling and cornice) For its implementation required level and thread with which to do the layout of the room.
First you need to address some details of the installation of gypsum baseboards:
- If you decide to paint the ceiling, then it is necessary to perform fastening elements on the plaster. And after all the gaps are sealed between the surface and the material can be performed, and painting a ceiling skirtings together.
This method is most often used in practice;
- If you have conceived a design that involves the installation of any rods and bars, while the installation of the plinth should be carried out after the fixing of these elements.
When you have chosen the design and carried out all the work, you can install.
- Installation begin with, that repel the installation level around the perimeter of the room.To do this, apply one item on the installation location and draw a line on the wall;
Warning: Treat markup seriously.On the line will run mount.
ceiling may not be perfectly flat.Therefore, as a base, the ceiling can not be used.
not evenness mounting plinth on the plane will be immediately evident.This can ruin the whole work.
- We transfer the mark at the other walls, this level of use, and then repel using cord;
- plaster ceiling moldings should be installed on plaster or water-based glue. If you make a strong design, then you should do it with screws, after making a hole in the wall with the gun.
To do this take a drill and drill a hole in the cast using conventional drill.Then applying an element against the wall and mark the area where the hole in the plane.
removes plaster element and using the punch to make holes in the wall.After this fixation element can be performed;
Note: The hole in the plaster elements make the drill, 1-1.5 mm more from the wall.Failure to do so may be tears in the plaster during drilling.
material may simply have a snack.This is followed in the cast chamfer, more simply do sweat, we hide hat screw.
- mount starts to run from the corner.Applying it to the wall of the previously drawn line and draw another, only on the surface of the ceiling.
We crossed the line at this point and make a mark on the floor.Then remove it and using a hacksaw with a fine tooth saw off not desired angle;
- Take another element and applying it only to the other side and make a mark for cutting too.Cutting member.
Now, when we apply both to the walls, they will have a perfect connection.Fasten elements;
Note: When cutting, always apply the elements without adhesive and check the connection is correct.If something is not snug enough, slightly adjust the items with a knife
- for joining ceiling moldings in the span, cutting is performed at an angle of 90 degrees.It is better to do on both elements, while the high quality joint compound is obtained;
- After the mounting putty joints should cover up.Perform a better job in using the syringe.
And then just to cover your finger, you will not damage the skirting board and get the perfect stitch.If you applied for fixing screws, seal the cap immediately, and these elements;
- We wait complete drying and then you can paint the surface.Some gold leaf is applied to the elements.
This is done using a fine brush and bronze, which is applied to the protruding elements of the parts.It may be applied and other dyes, but most commonly used brass.
Warning: If you are using when caulking sealant, do not forget to take into account the feature of this material.It darkened during the time, because they absorb the dust room.
plaster moldings is not suitable to all areas.With low ceilings it is better not to apply.But
room with high ceilings, this design is very good adorn.