False ceiling systems solves the problem of dirty, unhygienic ceilings that are difficult, and expensive to clean by providing a bright, durable and hygienic surface, which is easily maintained. This extremely practical ceiling system is suitable for any area requiring a fixed, non-porous, non-fibrous and non-absorbent ceiling.
False Ceiling has various advantages over other materials namely they are waterproof, Termite Proof, Fire Retardant, Economical, Maintenance free, being non-porous and non-absorbent, can incorporate flush fitting lighting, access hatches, air vents and sprinklers easy to install & available in various colours shades and no hassles of Painting & Polishing too.
Types of false ceiling
Timber ceilings are a feature of older buildings and are beautiful when the wood is exposed. These usually have supporting members of thick sections of wood that are transverse by smaller planks of wood. The beams should either be polished or varnished because paint will conceal the grain.
A timber false ceiling is generally made up of slats of wood that are fitted simultaneously using a tongue and groove joint. Lights may be inserted into the slats if required. Brick vaults are found in older structures too. These are intricately detailed, with bosses and moldings embellishing the structure. These domes that usually find some expression in the altitude as well enhance the grand homes.
Some people use stained, coloured or etched glass panels inset into their ceilings. These can add strength to a house especially if lit from above. Skylights can also be inserted into a structural system to allow light. These can be made using fiberglass, acrylics or toughened glass.
Mirror chips can be inserted into plaster for dramatic finish at home. Fabric is inexpensive materials that may be draped across ceilings overstated panels are exotic and interesting. Children’s rooms can have interesting murals or collages on the ceiling maybe a mobile can be part of the home décor. In child’s room one can also attach stars and the moon in metallic finishes to the ceiling.
There are countless ways in which to make the roof special. Just combine the materials with clever lighting to achieve the effect one desires to enhance the look of the house.