- What is a ceiling plinth
- Select the invoice
- How to choose the optimal width of the plinth
- Materials of Construction
Among the different types of the final finishing the ceilingIt is considered the most popular design of the ceiling molding. A wide range of decorating material, vary in value, shape, color, and method of manufacture allows to issue the ceiling in line with their needs and aesthetic preferences.
Ceiling moldings or hollow articles, isa decorative edging that is installed around the perimeter of the ceiling in the final stages of repair. Making Baseboard is considered an excellent way to make the room more attractive and exclusive, but also hide some defects (cracks, roughness, etc.), formed at the junction between the walls and the ceiling.
The following parameters must be considered when choosing a ceiling moldings:
- The external texture of the product;
- The shape and width;
- The material from which was made a plinth;
- The color of the decorative element.
There are the following invoices ceiling plinths:
- Laminate type - fillet has a smooth surface;
- Extruded - the bar is covered with grooves of different diameters;
- Injection invoice - is applied on a baguette convex thread.
It is recommended not to overload the interiordecorative elements, so if the walls and ceiling of the room have a strong texture, pattern or design, it should choose the laminated moldings. But if the ceiling and walls decorated with smooth material, the relief fillet will have a positive impact on the general form of the room.
To set ceiling moldings did not spoil the overall concept of the room, it is recommended to select the width to the height and area of the room.
The greater the height of the ceilings, the wider and bulkiershould quirk as though a narrow plinth and close the joints between the wall and the ceiling, its aesthetic function is lost. This statement is equally suitable for both large and narrow rooms with high ceilings.
In rooms with standard ceilings equallysuccessfully used narrow and wide moldings - in this case, it all depends on the designer's ideas and decoration purpose. Wide baseboards perfectly conceal the ceiling height drops and visually smoothes the corners, while the product of smaller width will look more elegant.
The most popular raw material, which is used inmanufacture of ceiling moldings, considered foam, polystyrene, polyurethane, plaster, wood and plastic. Each of these materials has its own advantages and disadvantages.
foam plinth are low cost andease of installation, they can be easy to trim with a knife and repeatedly painted. Their low weight and soft edges make it possible to visually correct the irregularities of the ceiling. Foam fillets are very fragile, they should be installed with extreme caution.
Expanded polystyrene, unlike Styrofoam, a endures mechanical damage. However, the cost of such plinths much more expensive.
Polyurethane ceiling plinths, relativelyrecently appeared on the market of decorative finishing materials, already fancy of the Russian consumer. This durable and lightweight material is easy to tolerate changes in temperature, is resistant to moisture and has a high resistance to mechanical damage to the character.
Gypsum is a traditional material formanufacture of ceiling moldings and baseboards. Due to its ductility plaster moldings are often unique decorating items, especially if they are made on individually designed sketches. Gypsum has high ecological compatibility and durability, but the cost of such ceiling is quite high baseboards.
Wood is considered an elite material thatIt looks good only in the luxury rooms luxury with its original style. To create a ceiling moldings are the most popular following types of wood:
- Red tree;
Plastic skirting boards or PVC moldings,They are cheap, easy to use material. Its main advantages are resistance to humidity and an abundance of colors. Available in smooth and embossed skirting boards, ordinary colors or imitating metal, wood, etc, but choosing a plastic baguette ceiling should be remembered that it is not possible subsequent repainting. Most often, the plastic plinth mounted to the ceiling with screws or special construction staples.
Choosing the material of manufacture, shape and sizeceiling moldings should primarily take into account the general concept of the room. Interior details must be combined with each other, undesirable sharp contrasts with the color of the ceiling and walls. The rest of the pick ceiling moldings is not difficult, it all depends on the buyer's preferences and financial capabilities. You should also carefully and accurately install baseboards, or even the most expensive and beautiful product will make the room uncomfortable.