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Discover More about Ceiling boards

6/10/2015 3:54:02 PM | by Agnes Tiu

Ceiling Boards

Ceiling is the overhead interior surface of the establishment which surrounds the upper limit of the room. Ceilings have different kinds that is suited for the place

Types of ceiling

• Conventional Ceiling – the wall is laid on its side and it is covered with plaster or drywall.
• Suspended Ceiling – flat ceiling constructed under an existing ceiling.
• Cathedral Ceiling – a type of ceiling that is directly attached to the roof trusses.
• Shed Ceiling – it is similar to cathedral ceiling but the angle is not as steep of it and it is ideal for the house that has attic for ventilation and insulation
• Vaulted Ceilings – the angle of the ceiling is arch up from walls to provide spacious and high feeling
• Tray Ceilings – it looks like resemble trays turning upside down and usually have flat ceiling center and has a side sloping from the walls to adhere the level ceiling surface.
• Cove Ceilings – consist of round concave surface which joins flat ceiling and walls.

In often, to construct high quality and decorative ceiling, the ceiling boards must be consider. This type of board is used to design and decorate ceiling to make it more fabulous and outstanding.

Did you know that ceiling boards can be installed manually? Here are some simple step by step procedures on how you can install ceiling boards.

Step 1: Preparation
Measure the space where you will conduct the installation, make sure that the measurements are accurate and precise and then buy the ceiling panels you needed.

Step 2: Cutting
Cut and angle the boards accurately according to your measured sizes.

Step 3: Installation
Before the installation process, consider the interior of the house for outstanding results. In installing the first board, leave ½ inches or gap from the edge of the wall; this will avoid problems with buckling and for the expansion of the wood. Use glue or pneumatic nail gun for installation

Step 4: Lighting
Cut light holes for the lights installations, with the use of rotary drill cut out the border for fixture and vent then completely attach the board.

Step 5: Remove the Excess
Remove the excess cuttings of the board for fine finishing

Step 6: Fix the Seams
Hold up the ceiling board against the ceiling then drill into ceiling joists.

Step 7: Mud the Seams
With the use of puffy knife, spread the mud then push it to the seams to guarantee strong hold and seal.

Before installing ceiling boards to your house, there are different types of boards that you may consider which is suitable for the interior of your house and for your requirements.

Types of Ceiling Board

• Acoustic Ceiling Board – sound proof ceiling board which absorbs noise. This type of board is usually used in business setting.
• Metal Ceiling Board – metal ceiling is typically made from steel, tin, copper or aluminium and ideal for manufacturing and equipment rooms.
• Wood Ceiling Board – it provides natural look which includes driftwood, barn board, and unfinished wood. This wood ceiling is suitable for houses and different home interiors.
• Radiant Ceiling Board – it provides warmth into the place and it aids to save energy because it sustains comfort level at a low air temperature.

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