What is Stretch Ceiling?
Primarily a suspended ceiling system, Stretch ceiling has two major components – a perimeter track and a fabric membrane. Besides ceilings, this system can also be used for light diffusers, wall coverings, exhibitions, and floating panels. Incorporation of almost all types of grills, light fixtures and fixing points is possible with Stretch Ceilings.
Stretch ceiling is a great choice as a ceiling solution because of two main reasons. Firstly, stretch ceiling installation takes less time to install and secondly, it doesn’t create a mess like other methods. Moreover, stretch ceiling installation can even be done in one piece, depending on the size of the space to be covered.
Material Used for Stretch Ceiling Installation
The material used in Stretch Ceiling Installation is a fully recyclable, PVC-based Stretch Membrane which is available in myriad finishes and tones. This material can further be painted or printed for added aesthetic effects.
In addition to being completely washable, waterproof and impermeable to vapour, our low-maintenance Barrisol Stretch Ceiling material is non-toxic and comes with a fire-rating of B-S2, d0 in Europe; equivalent to Class 0 in the UK.
The lightweight PVC sheets can be customised to any size shape and size with a single piece typically covering up to 50 square metres of area. Every panel is equipped with a “Harpoon Edge”, welded ultrasonically, that clips into the perimeter track.
Stretch Ceiling Installation Process
During the Stretch Ceiling installation, the Barrisol stretch Ceiling PVC film sheet is heated to a temperature of around 70 °C and thereafter, the softened sheet is stretched and affixed to a pre-developed frame.
By and large, semi-concealed PVC track is the most popular choice as it easily allows for the formation of different shapes, including domes, curves and vaults. To meet specific needs, aluminium track options are also available.
Stretch Ceiling installation is performed by highly skilled and experienced employees, who are expert at covering large areas of ceilings quickly and efficiently with minimum wastage.
Common Benefits of Stretch Ceiling Installation
Here are some common reasons that make Stretch Ceiling Installation an excellent choice for interior projects:
- More choices to be creative
- More design, colour and finish options to select from
- Supports virtually all types of surfaces, shapes and forms
- Can integrate all sorts of light fixtures
- Supports all kinds of ceiling fixtures
- Virtually maintenance-free – doesn’t support mould, dust and moisture
- Non-toxic and recyclable
- Capable of hiding all types of ceiling imperfections
- Resistant to vapours and chlorine
- Highly energy efficient because of the airlock
- Reusable and removable
- Faster and cleaner installation
- Waterproof and acoustically efficient
Types of Stretch Ceiling
Stretch Ceiling comes is a variety of finishes and styles. Here are the most popular ones.
Glossy Stretch Ceiling:
This helps develop an original design space. With more vibrant colour choices, this type of ceiling aid in enhancing the visual appeal of interior spaces. Moreover, the “mirror” effect of this type of stretch ceiling not only makes your spaces appear roomier but also lighter. Besides, a darker shade option means it would better reflect your interior elements.
Satin Stretch Ceiling:
This lies between matte and glossy finishes. This type of Stretch Ceiling nearly doesn’t reflect glare from chandeliers and lamps, owing to its medium lustre. Its texture is quite similar to silk, hence offers a soothing and nice look. Also, moderate glare from the lights helps make space soft, warm and comfy.
Photo Print Stretch Ceiling:
This type of Stretch Ceiling can dramatically transform any interior space by adding a dash of elegance and style. Photo Print Stretch Ceilings easily enables any interior designer to bring even the most unimaginable ideas into reality. And, owing to the fact that this kind of ceiling comes with all the benefits of Stretch Ceiling, it is long-lasting and preserves its new looks for years.
How Much Does Stretch Ceiling Cost?
Several factors come into play when it comes to Stretch Ceiling Installation. These factors So, Stretch Ceiling cost and may include the amount of Barrisol Stretch Ceiling PVC film and its texture, number of angles, curved areas to be covered, installation of light, smoke alarm or fan, among several other things.
Why VM Interiors for Stretch Ceiling?
Owing to our unmatched expertise and many years of experience of successfully completing a wide range of ceiling installation projects in and around London, we know what it takes to deliver a project that is not just cost-and time-efficient, but truly fits your idea of an ideal Stretch Ceiling.
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