Has been described in previous articles, that there are various kinds of materials to create the ceiling. When all this time we only use gypsum or plywood as a material for making ceilings, now it’s time you looked into other materials. Many materials can be selected, both of which are used only as a decorative element, or as part of the ceiling structure. Materials to make the ceiling you can find in various places, and already widely used in both residential and public buildings.
material this one is actually a basis for the framework metrial roof and ceiling coverings are usually hidden behind the ceiling. But now, if processed properly, can be used as an accent wood ceilings are beautiful. Wood frame roof remains closed, but exposing the wooden horses that have been difinishing. If you choose this form, you will still need a ceiling coverings in accordance with the exposed wood. This cover is placed between the exposed frame and tile. Usually the material used is plywood or lambrisering. Covering materials simply nailed to the rafters and then difinishing neatly. Of particular interest in the use of wood ceiling, ie choose a timber that has been free of termites that are not easily porous. In addition, because this material can expand and shrink when exposed to heat or rain, then choose a good quality wood and are already dioven well, such as teak, camphor, resins and merbau.
The use of fabric as the ceiling is usually aims to strengthen the atmosphere in one room in the house. Suppose you want a warm and intimate in the family room, then you can use the fabric as an option ceiling. Or if you find room in your home too high, then you can use fabric to make the room more comfortable. It is called with a reduction in the ceiling (ceiling down).
The use of glass as the ceiling is still rarely found in Indonesia. This is because the glass can enter the light and heat in a very large number, making it less suited to the climate in Indonesia. If using a glass ceiling in Indonesia, the room temperature will be high and the house became more uncomfortable place to live. Therefore, the glass ceiling is usually used only for accent. Materials are not getting enough direct sunlight can wear these glass materials. To maintain security, should the glass used is tempered glass with a minimum thickness of 10 mm. The installation must use a strong framework on all sides, so the glass can be sandwiched strong and not easily moved. If the ceiling area is quite large, you should use the grille that were located adjacent to each other, so that the glass is supported properly.