Have you started repair in the kitchen or just going to update the ceiling? Both in the first and in the second case you should get acquainted with all the materials at first. In this article readers will find a description of a variety of ways to trim the old ceiling.
Requirements toward ceiling designs for kitchens:
- ease of care;
- use of environmentally friendly material;
- moisture resistance;
- it should hide the wiring, ventilation, etc;
- The durability.
First of all we will focus on the suspended ceilings those based on drywall. While installing the ceiling of drywall it is not necessary to carry out preparatory works (leveling, priming, etc.). You can hide communication, wiring, ventilation with such design and also it is possible to build different fixtures with its help. It should be noted that the assembly of plasterboards ceiling is quite complicated process.
Suspended ceiling is a great option for the kitchen. The market gives us a wide range of materials in this case and its installation takes a few hours. Presentable appearance and practicality are the basic qualities of a stretch ceiling. Also it is very easy to clean such a surface and it allows you mounting a lighting of any type.
Now let’s talk about the modular constructions for the kitchen`s ceiling. This is another material that does not require pre-preparing of the main surface. As in the previous version you can remove the wires and others not required to the view details under construction. This ceiling is also very simple in cleaning; it is durable and resistant to aggressive environments. “Stolen” height will be extra cost for the aforementioned advantages of the ceiling.
Painted kitchens ceiling goes further. Plaster, primer and paint are often used for finishing the ceiling in the kitchen. Selecting them the owners will be able to keep the height of the kitchen space. The disadvantages of putty and primer include the fact that the finishing of the ceiling with the help of these materials are carried out in several stages. Because of this period of renovation of the kitchen may be delayed. In addition it is very difficult to remove dirt from such a surface.
Ceiling tiles are more economical option for solving this problem. Pre-treatment is not required for its laying. It hides imperfections of the ceiling, and also has water-resistant properties. This material has a big disadvantage – an unsightly appearance. All seams or convergence between the tiles with poor quality installation will be visible on the ceiling.
Try to create a complete image of space during the repair. Therefore while choosing each of the above options you need to consider how well this or that material will combine with the repair of the entire room because the ceiling from the plastic panels is unlikely be combined with expensive furniture in classical style. Now you know the pros and cons of a particular type of the finishing for the ceiling in the kitchen.