Finishing materials made of wood are very popular today. Lining, imitation timber, blockhouse used in the decoration of expensive restaurants, respectable cottages, offices, cafes, boutiques. Houses, hotels, motels are erected from the rounded log and glued profiled timber. In a wooden house there is a special microclimate, and the soft, pleasant color of wood relieves eyestrain, does not tire, and disposes to a comfortable rest.
In rooms with natural wood trim, the ceiling should correspond to the general style. For this reason, clapboard ceiling is made, this material can be used in all rooms of the house, except the bathroom. In this room, high humidity, which is easily tolerated only yew. The best option in the bathroom will be plastic lining on the ceiling, imitating the texture of natural wood.
Lining is traditionally used in the country, in the bath or sauna, in recent years, this finishing materials are used in the interiors of cottages and city apartments. Widespread contributes to the simple installation of lining, reasonable price and a large assortment. Manufacturers produce products from the following wood species:
- pine - has an attractive value, beautiful texture and soft color with a shade from pink to yellow-brown;
- Spruce - the cheapest lining, ideal for painting due to the inexpressive texture and faded color;
- larch - it is distinguished by high strength, characteristic red-brown shade and original texture, it tolerates high humidity;
- Linden - soft wood with a pleasant pink-golden color.
Rarely, but you can meet in the sale of products from oak or ash, from which you can make a beautiful ceiling lining in the office or home library.
In the interior, you can use the wall paneling with a different profile, the most common is eurolining, characterized by the presence of an elongated spike shelf. It is better to use such material at the dacha or when covering the attic ceiling. It forms a surface with characteristic grooves, which, according to the style, does not fit every interior.
Especially for ceiling cladding manufacturers have developed a profile of "calm" lining, a feature of which is the lack of a shelf at the spike. When using it, the ceiling of wooden lining becomes solid, with virtually no visible joints. This allows you to use the material in the interior, made in any style.
Of particular importance when carrying out interior work has the color of finishing materials for the ceiling. An important advantage of lining is the ability to paint it in any shade. When using morilok and impregnations, the texture of natural wood is preserved; using paint you can create monochrome panels of the desired color. It is better to use acrylic paints that allow wood to breathe, which makes the indoor climate as comfortable as possible.
Lining is divided into grades, if the surface is planned to be treated with a transparent or translucent lacquer, then you should give preference to products of higher grades. Will the clapboard be covered with an opaque layer of paint? Use panels 2 and 3 grades, their cost will allow you to fully offset the costs of paints and varnishes.
Installation of lining on the ceiling
Ceiling decoration clapboard do-it-yourself is available to every home craftsman. For work requires a simple hand tools, building level. The greatest difficulty is the laying of crates. This question is the most difficult for residents of city apartments and homeowners who used to build reinforced concrete floor slabs. In this case, the toolkit will need to be supplemented with a perforator and drill bits for concrete. Finishing of the ceiling with clapboard will begin with the preparation of holes for the installation of anchors, which will securely fix the crate to the concrete slab.
The material of the batten is a bar of 20x30-30x50 mm, it is parallel to each other at a distance of 60 to 100 cm. On the ceiling, the wall paneling does not experience mechanical or shock impact, so this interval can be extended compared to the wall decoration. Significantly less trouble when lining the attic ceiling clapboard. It does not need a crate, its role will be performed by the rafters of the roofing system, located at a distance of 60 cm from each other. A similar situation may occur in the country or in a frame house, where the installation of the wall paneling on the ceiling is carried out on the floor beams.
How to lay the clapboard relative to the length of the side of the room? When using panels with a profile of calm, you can use any option, and when installing eurolining it must be laid so that the light from the window falls along it. The question may arise: how to dock the lining in length? Hide the joint can be using special "fungi" or by installing beams.
In which rooms is the ceiling of the wall paneling
Ceiling lining is used in all the rooms of a house or city apartment. The main areas of its application are hallways, sleeping and children's rooms, study rooms and home libraries, verandas and dining rooms. Lining in the kitchen is used less often, especially if there is no hood in it. In this case, you can pay attention to such material as aluminum lining, which perfectly fit into the interior of a modern style. In the attic clapboard trim all the rooms in the country can also give this material at the mercy of all the rooms.
Designers do not always agree with the installation of the wall paneling in the living room, unless, of course, we are not talking about a hunting lodge or a cottage of profiled timber. At the cottage, the living room ceiling can be faced with any clapboard, but in a city apartment it is necessary to use only “calm” in white. Such a ceiling will suit the interior of any style, with the exception of high-tech and modern. It is possible to give white color to the wall paneling using any paint, and if there is a desire to imitate bleached oak, it is better to use impregnation of this shade.
Using lining on the ceiling allows you to create a beautiful atmosphere in any room. Wood is an excellent regulator of humidity and, for this reason, there is always a high level of comfort in the room lined with this material. The task of how to sheathe the ceiling clapboard cope any home craftsman. This will significantly reduce the cost of repairs. During operation, the wall paneling does not require regular updating; it is enough to coat it with varnish once every 10–15 years. Caring for the ceiling is very simple - you can get rid of the dust within a few minutes with a damp cloth and this will be enough.