As a rule, there are three main types of work: finishing, carpentry, oil and stone. Bricklayers are mainly engaged in restoration of walls, tiling, etc., while oilmen are engaged in painting work. Today we are mainly talking about joinery, which is our topic today: a stretch ceiling.
Many clients ask during the consultation: Do I need a false ceiling in my house? What kind of ceiling do you need?
This is a question you should ask yourself. Of course, overall design should relate to design style and overall concept of design teacher, but you live in a house and of course you have final say. whether to hang ceiling. It's time for some planning. Today's article will talk about these things about the ceiling. After reading, you can consider it!
First. First ask yourself 6 questions.
1. Are there strict requirements?
For example, if house has a central air conditioner or a new home system, installation and piping of this electrical equipment will affect appearance. It is necessary to make a ceiling to hide these electrical piping, which can make overall interior decoration more atmospheric and beautiful.
2. Is floor height acceptable?
The ceiling has a certain thickness. The height of living room and bedroom is generally at least 2400 cm, and ceiling should be suspended at least 8 cm. If you want to add ceiling lights, you should hang at least 12 cm. It should compress a certain amount of space. If the average height family is not low, it is recommended not to do a flat top.
3. Is there a beam.
A false ceiling can decorate it.
4. Does whole house have a certain style of decoration.
For example, an American retro style with a second-level ceiling, showing general style of decoration.
5. Whether there is a need for waterproof and moisture resistance.
In dry area of the bathroom and upper part of open kitchen, a waterproof plasterboard ceiling is required.
This is an inevitable topic. You may want to consider whether you need to do a false ceiling in context of overall cost effectiveness.
After reading above introduction, you have a good idea of whether your home needs a false ceiling or not. Let's look at types of ceilings that are often made at home.
Two types of suspended ceilings
1. Flat ceiling
The thickness of flat ceiling is only 5 to 8 cm, which does not take up too much floor height. If you need to install ceiling lights, you will need about 12 cm.
2. Partial ceiling
Most ceilings these days are partial ceilings that are usually hung around perimeter, which is beautiful, practical and economical.
3. Plasterboard ceiling
Suitable for clients with limited floor height and high cost. Modern minimalist styles are more popular.
4. Suspended ceiling
It is generally suitable for large houses and height of room is relatively high because it has to expand outwards layer by layer, with a strong sense of hierarchy, and it is quite beautiful.
Let's dwell on issue of a stretch ceiling here and analyze specific situation in detail. I hope that every home can be beautiful! In next issue, we'll explain where interior lighting can make difference! Like and follow!
(ps: image source: senior interior designer: teacher Xiaobai)