The finished appearance of the ceiling and walls can be given by focusing on the baseboard for the ceiling, securing it around the perimeter of the room. Before choosing it and finishing it is better to find out what you have to deal with, because the problem for many is the joining of the plinth in the corners. In the process there may be a lot of difficulties, since the angle of the docking is not easy to make perfect and smooth. In this article we will discuss how to make the corner of the ceiling plinth, doing the work correctly and beautifully.
Going to the market for materials, it should be noted that the range today is quite large. Leading positions among materials are wood and foam.
Wooden ceiling plinth
When choosing between the first and second options, they take into account the style interior room.
It is impossible to perform high-quality gluing of the plinth to the ceiling, if you do not cut the corner correctly. It would seem that simply cutting the baseboard at an angle of 45º, but in fact, if you measure the angle formed by two adjacent walls, it may not be 45º at all, but, for example, 42º or 50º. As a result, the plinth, the cut of which is made at an angle of 45º, will not work. In this case, when the connection cracks and gaps are formed - the general view will be spoiled. Keep in mind, novice masters easier to adjust the ceiling baseboard foam.
When performing the inner corner, it is necessary to make its lower part rise above the upper, and the outer one - vice versa.
Internal and external angle
Assembling to arrange the ceiling plinth, it should be noted that the corners in the rooms can be internal and external. It is with the latter that difficulties often arise. But thanks to the advice of experts, everything can be done in one of the following ways:
Cutting can be done in the following ways:
Perform precision cutting ceiling skirting for beginners is recommended with the help of special auxiliary tools. So, for example, professionals carry out the fitting of baseboards with the help of the miter box and the electric saw of the electric model.
To know how to properly trim the ceiling plinth with a special tool, it is enough to familiarize yourself with a brief guide or instruction. For the budget option include a simple hacksaw and a manual block. Despite the affordable price and the primitiveness of the tool, if the corners of the room correspond to 45º, the result will be excellent.
When working with a special tool, some features are taken into account:
Trimming with the cloth
To cut with the cloth, perform such actions :
If all actions were performed correctly, then as a result, when joining two baseboards, the parts should match up perfectly. After that, you can safely proceed to the sticking.
It is necessary to consider which corner is in question: internal or external.The process of trimming the outer corner is carried out according to the following positioning scheme in the fabric:
Trimming the inner corner
To trim the inner corner, the baseboard is laid in the same sequence and the placement of the hacksaw is different: first, the blade is inserted into the near right and far left grooves, and then vice versa.
A manual block requires care and accuracy. With careless use, you can easily ruin the ceiling plinth.
If you don’t have a special tool, you can also cut the plinth elements manually. We will look at how to cut the ceiling plinth using standard tools:
In the presence of an uneven angle, it is necessary to measure its degree, and divide the resulting number by 2. As a result, we obtain the required value for cutting. For example, if there is an angle of 80º, the baseboard angles should be equal to 40º.
You can adjust the baseboard in place, in this case, follow the sequence of actions shown in the photo:
To easily cope with this step, which does not involve any difficulties, you should consider a few basic rules:
Sticker plinth on liquid nails
Fasteners are well moistened with a solution of primer or water. After the putty dries, you can proceed to the sealing of seams or crevices. For these purposes, suitable common compounds that are similar to the sealant.
When choosing compositions for sealing seams, pay attention to the types that are made on the basis of acrylic.
Visual aid for fitting the baseboard in place, see below:
If something is not clear about working with the body, see this video:
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