Every year, suspended ceilings are gaining more and more popularity. Yes, and drywall ceilings are not far behind them. However, not everyone can afford such an expensive pleasure. If your ceiling is not quite in a deplorable state, in many cases, the ceiling will help yourself. Let's think about whether to do this at all, or better to choose another way to bring the ceiling in order.
It turns out that choosing a plaster you win. Judge for yourself. Compare, for example, our way with suspended ceilings. Let's start with the fact that suspended ceilings hide several centimeters of vertical space. In some cases (with a low ceiling height) this may be unacceptable. On the other hand, suspended ceilings are much more expensive than plaster mixes. Any plaster is absolutely environmentally friendly material. It helps to maintain the humidity of the room, at high - absorbs moisture, at low - gives.
As for drywall ceilings, this method requires not only the ability to work with this material, but also the skills to build a bearing frame. All this is complicated by the fact that the entire installation will be made on the ceiling. In this case, the partner is obligatory, since it is very difficult for one to fasten large sheets of drywall with self-tapping screws. The cost of the ceiling of plasterboard also flies a pretty penny. In addition, the device ceiling of plasterboard does not tolerate errors, sometimes inevitable with little experience of such work.
It turns out that such methods are not always preferable. But maybe when you putty the ceiling there are negative sides? Of course have. Now we will consider them:
So let's decide if you need to plaster the ceiling, or resort to an alternative method.
If the ceiling level drops do not exceed a few millimeters, then the best way to put the ceiling in order will be the plaster. To accurately determine the level of the surface is recommended to use the rule. With it, you can see what the elevation changes are, and decide what actions to take in the future.
If you decide to plaster the ceiling, the first thing to do is to carefully inspect the front of the work. Assess the elevation difference, the presence of mold, mold, cracks, etc. If the ceiling is in poor condition, the old coating must be removed. How to do it correctly, we will tell you now:
Types of plaster
V The stores sell several types of putty. In order not to get confused, you need to know that there are only two types of these mixtures:
Gypsum plaster is preferred. This option can, to some extent, resist the occurrence of cracks during shrinkage and changes in humidity and temperature. In addition, this putty has a high adhesion, that is, better adheres to the surface.It is much more convenient to use it, than cement and limy.
Plastering the beacons
Get ideally smooth surface "by eye" does not work, do not expect. But this is not really as difficult as it seems. For this use beacons. To install them, you need:
If the plaster is applied in several layers, the use of a special reinforcing mesh is recommended. It is pressed into the primary layer of plaster. After complete drying, apply a second layer. The final alignment is done with a putty finish.
Some people ask - how to plaster the ceiling of plasterboard? Making it even easier. Between the sheets of drywall is applied a thin layer of plaster, on which the serpyanka netting is laid and pressed. Then put the final layer of putty. To better understand the principle of operation, you can watch the video.
This video shows the process of plastering the ceiling with a putty:
Close up rusty on the ceiling
Leveling the beacon by the level
Mechanized application of the solution
Plastering the plasterboard ceiling