Revamping The Ceilings

If you’re considering giving your office a revamp, then changing the boring white ceiling should be in the equation.

What’s the typical ceiling, you may ask. It’s usually a sequence of grids perched overhead, dropped down from the original ceiling. The grids let panels be dropped in to complete the ceiling. Panels have the ability to diminish noise and they are normally white to reflect light. So, yes, we can say that they aren’t monotonous for no reason. But it’s about time we bring life to the ceiling.

Majority of dark wood colors such as mahogany or cherry are tad too dark to be used in the office, but lighter shades of maple would be just fine. Such wood-look patterns and colors are featured on panels that have a raised border all around with another square in the center, it’s like a square on a square. Panels are also available in shiny mirror finishes of gold and silver. The same shades are also in flat surface panels.

Drop-in panels that resemble sculptured plaster even look better. Imagine those flamboyant towering ceilings in classic old houses, with patterns of rosettes and swirls. These panels are lightweight, insulated and white, but not the boring white.

Tin drop-in panels would definitely give oomph to a room, with designs of leaves, diamonds, and swirl. Deep bronze or copper are the usual option, but you can always opt for other shiny metallic colors like silver.

The 12 X 12 panels have sixteen, four, or only one printed impression per tile. There is an array of panels available in the market. They can also be painted and there are strips that you can buy to somehow wrap the exposed grids in the suspended ceiling. Because of the very light weight of these panels, you should have a weighted layer to hold them in place.  Old panels can be overlapped onto the new panels to improve sound-reducing and insulation properties.

Offices are there for business, but refurbishing your ceiling is just the right kind of mixing business with pleasure.

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