rare Ceiling Planks – Ceiling Tiles and Ceiling Panels Offer New Opt…
Though it’s probably the biggest single surface in any room–and the last thing we see at night–the ceiling is often overlooked by home remodelers as an opportunity to differentiate a home during remodeling or redecorating projects. in addition 98 percent of all homes built today use plain white gypsum drywall for ceiling surfaces, according to a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
That fact presents a rare opportunity for homeowners to create a warm, inviting, custom look and feel in their homes–for less money than they’d use on some other, less visible remodeling projects.
rare, Affordable Ceiling Products
Many new and affordable ceiling surface products are now on the market. Armstrong Building Products, a leader in the ceiling product industry, is one company that is committed to exploring the rare design possibilities for ceilings. by the company’s many different lines of rare, wood-like ceiling planks, patterned ceiling tiles and textured ceiling panels, homeowners now have a wide range of ceiling redecorating options obtainable.
Many of the new ceiling products on the market are well suited for homeowner installation, making a ceiling remodeling project surprisingly affordable for homeowners willing to tackle this kind of remodeling project. “We want customers to have high-end design, but for attainable prices,” says Bill Vaughn, marketing manager for the residential ceilings division of Armstrong. “Our WoodHaven(TM) line, for example, gives the warm, cozy look of wood-grain ceiling planks for a fraction of the cost of a real wood ceiling.
WoodHaven ceiling planks are constructed from a medium-density fiberboard so they’re lightweight, lasting and easy for do-it-yourselfers to install. A tongue-and-groove system is used to allow these ceiling planks to be installed over cracked or textured ceiling surfaces, making this kind of product ideal for use in older home’s where the existing ceiling surface is anything but ideal.
New Ceiling Tile Options For An Old World Look
For homeowners interested in capturing a bit of old world charm in their more modern homes, Armstrong also offers a collection of tin-look ceiling tile systems that replicate the look of centuries old pressed metal ceilings. TinLook ceiling tiles are truly made of mineral fiberboard, but are molded in a variety of definite patterns that resemble the tin ceilings commonly found in upscale homes during the late 1800’s in America.
A quick visit to the paint department at your local home improvement center can easily customize these tiles to suit any home decor. Particularly popular among homeowners are faux finishes in bronze, tin or silver colors. Antiquing washes can also be used to press the textures and patterns of the tin look ceiling tiles.