What's the most important thing in the kitchen?Fridge?Stove?Borsch?Everyone has their own values, but probably all agree that the most important thing in the kitchen - the practicality and aesthetics of its elements.The floorings have to be durable and reliable, walls - easily post washing and cleaning, furniture - comfortable and beautiful, and the ceiling ... ceiling should be luxurious, and no other!Suspended ceilings for kitchen - it's just that most luxury that can transform an ordinary room into an interesting square and stylish area of comfort and warmth.
What is a rack ceiling?↑
rack ceiling "called them" because it consists of a plurality of strips made of aluminum or steel.Thin and wide color stripes perfectly complement each other, creating the illusion of flying and heights, and point lights only strengthen this impression.
All slats covered with several layers of varnish or any other cladding material.There are even pattern made of wood - but as a rule such products are not available a wide range of consumers, and are made to order.
The most popular type is the ceiling suspended ceilings made of aluminum slats.It is durable, reliable, simple to install and yet most practical - it is easy to clean and it is absolutely not afraid of water.
thickness of the strips can vary from 0.3 to 0.5 mm.With them, you can create as perfectly flat and curved ceiling.
Last made of bent slats in a special way.In general, due to the rack design can make the ceiling in the kitchen the most different style and image, ranging from classic white smooth surface and ending multi-level suspension systems with lots of spotlights.
options rack designs ↑
Suspended ceilings are of three types:
- suspended ceilings open-
- suspended ceilings gated
- gapless suspended ceilings
Open suspended ceilings presuppose the existence between the rails of small gaps through which lurkingcarrying beam.To slit did not spoil the appearance of the ceiling, their close reechkami thin, which can be both color and tone of the ceiling.
usually open rack mount design in buildings with significant height of the walls and the area.
closed suspended ceilings installed without mezhreechnyh inserts.The surface of this design almost exactly, although between the rails "look through" blind intervals, which however did not spoil the appearance of the ceiling.A method of mounting a closed rack ceiling similar to installing an open ceiling.
Gapless rack ceilings assembled from slats, which have a special attachment method, allowing you to create a perfectly flat and smooth surface.The slots, however, has not been canceled, yet the ceiling is made up of strips, but the depth of their small (a few millimeters).Assembling such a construction is carried out by means of special traverses with small ridges on them to secure the rails.
advantages and disadvantages in a kitchen ↑
Kitchen suspended ceilings is a godsend, because they have a number of characteristics, which is safe to allow to operate them in"wet-fatty" conditions.Thus, suspended ceilings:
- resistant to moisture and temperature fluctuations;
- perfectly hide any flaws of the ceiling, whether the gap in the ceiling or banal irregularities;
- easy and fast to install, because it does not require lengthy preparatory work related to the alignment of the ceiling;
- easy to clean and maintain;
- ideal for the creation of multi-level ceilings with spot lighting;
- comply with fire safety requirements;
- are made from environmentally friendly materials;
However, there is one small drawback: suspended ceilings steal the height of the room, so if your apartment is not different enough high ceilings, a hundred times think before you decide to install suspended structures.
This disadvantage, however, is easily reduced to nothing when looking at the long list of positive characteristics of suspended ceilings.
Optimum colors ↑
why many believe that the ceiling in the kitchen should always be white.But worse than the kitchen of the same living room or bedroom, where "up" can be any?Yes, nothing!Suspended ceilings make it easy to create an interesting design in the kitchen space, because they are produced not only in white but also in gray, black or even gold.
ceiling looks very original, consisting of mirror strips that create the effect of depth and volume.
addition to single-color versions of some manufacturers offer a very unusual multi-color pattern - a bright, juicy, creative ceiling will perfectly complement your kitchen, giving it exclusive and special flavor.
Suspended ceilings - is not just a beautiful decor element, it is also an affordable way to decorate your kitchen.The cost of construction is much less than the rack rates for ceilings, but slightly exceeds the value of the ceiling tiles.Though, if you compare all three options of finishing the kitchen ceiling, the rail system will still be ahead.