What Are Stretch Ceilings?

A person may have heard the term ‘stretch ceilings’, but might be unsure as to what this means. Stretch ceilings are a special kind of suspended ceiling system. It is made up of two main parts: perimeter tracks and ceiling membranes. ┬áThe track is set on the existing ceiling perimeter. Pre-manufactured sheets are then hung to fill in the perimeter.

These sheets are made to be 10% smaller than standard sheets. This allows for the sheets to be heated and clipped into place on the perimeter around the ceiling. In addition to being used a ceiling coverings, these sheets can be used on walls, floating panels, lightboxes, acoustic rafts, and shaped panels. There are many more applications as well.

A stretch ceiling will allow a person to add a number of customised features to their ceiling. They can get special lighting, speakers, and a number of other customised items. The weight will be supported by what is above it. This ceiling is made from 0.2mm thick PVC. The PVC has been recycled to become a stretch membrane. There are many colours and finishes a person can choose for the stretch ceiling. They can get it in metallic colors, high gloss, satin, and even matte. A person can even speak to a professional to find out what colour will go best with the lighting options that they desire.

Stretch ceilings can be printed with custom designs as well. A business can print their logo on this material and it can be hung on the ceiling for all to see. The ceiling material is waterproof. If it gets dusty, it can be put in the washing machine. This material can also be used to cover swimming pools and can stand up to the humidity in a spa. This material does not require upkeep and it is very easy to keep clean. The ceiling material is non-toxic and it fits all the standards set forth by the Bs2 do EN 13501 regulations.

When handling a stretching ceiling, it is recommended to use aluminium semi-concealed tracks. This will allow the designs to be seen and it will make installation simple.