The ceilings in the bathroom: a rack and other structures, how-to instructions, videos and photos

The ceilings in the bathroom - 5 advanced options

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Table of contents

  • 1 finishes
    • 1.1 Option 1: ceilings
    • 1.2 Option 2: Ceilings
    • 1.3 Option 3: painting
    • 1.4 Option 4: plasterboard paneling
    • 1.5 Option 5: cladding plastic panels
  • 2 Output

You do not know how to decorate the ceiling without the involvement of specialists? I thought about it before. Now, having gained experience in this business, I am willing to talk about modern finishes ceilings in the bathroom. We will look at their features, advantages and disadvantages to help you make the right choice.

Combined ceiling design example in the bathroom

Combined ceiling design example in the bathroom

finishes

As you know, to finish in the bathroom there are special requirements, as in the room increased humidity levels. In addition, often there are changes in temperature that can withstand not all finishing materials.

These operating conditions should be stable and ceilings for a bathroom. Therefore, at present most commonly used ways of following finishes:

These operating conditions should be stable and ceilings for a bathroom. Therefore, at present most commonly used ways of following finishes:

Option 1: ceilings

Recently acquired great popularity ceilings, as they possess a number of advantages:

  • have a modern attractive look. This is especially true of glossy fabrics that allow visually make the room "above".
Glossy stretched canvas becomes a leader thanks to its qualities

Glossy stretched canvas becomes a leader thanks to its qualities

Particularly unusual and effectively looks so-called three-dimensional printing. In this case, the printing applied to the web surface, which seems volume;

In the picture - a three-dimensional printing with marine issues, more suitable to the bathrooms

In the picture - a three-dimensional printing with marine issues, more suitable to the bathrooms

  • For sale is a large selection of paintings design - they come in all colors and shades, the surface can be matte or glossy;
The film can be in different colors and shades

The film can be in different colors and shades

  • lighting can hide a film than to achieve additional decorative effect;
Suspended ceiling to protect the bathroom from flooding from above

Suspended ceiling to protect the bathroom from flooding from above

  • film forms a hermetic covering that allows to protect premises against flooding above.

Disadvantages of the following finishes:

  • for the installation of suspended ceilings film requires special equipment and certain skills. Therefore, novice to install a ceiling with his hands will not work;
Mounting tension ceiling requires special equipment

Mounting tension ceiling requires special equipment

  • the film is easily torn, causing it requires careful attitude. It should be carefully cleaned with a soft sponge or cloth;
Film ceilings are easily torn

Film ceilings are easily torn

  • in luminaires locations of the white film may turn yellow.
Under the influence of low temperatures PVC film may break

Under the influence of low temperatures PVC film may break

Stretch ceilings film do not tolerate low temperatures, therefore, should abandon their use in suburban homes that are heated from time to time.

The price of a tension ceiling depends on the film. Below is the value of the material, taking into account work on the installation:

Mark Cost in rubles 1m2
Renolit 1100-1200
PRESTIGE 300
NewLife from 4000
Descor 700
False ceiling with built-in waterproof backlit

False ceiling with built-in waterproof backlit

Option 2: Ceilings

An alternative is tension ceilings ceiling. In his own way it looks attractive and modern.

The original design of the ceiling will decorate the interior

The original design of the ceiling will decorate the interior

Such a finishing option has a number of advantages:

  • easy installation, so you can do the job on their own;
  • as tensioning construction, does not require preparing the substrate;
The surface of the false ceiling is much higher stretched film

The surface of the false ceiling is much higher stretched film

  • high strength - even if the surface is not damaged shock. In an extreme case, it is always possible to replace one of its construction elements - rail or panel;
  • great design choice.
Rack ceiling could be a leader, if not for the high price

Rack ceiling could be a leader, if not for the high price

Suspended structure can be divided into two types:

  • Pinion - represent long rails (panels) which are attached to the traverse by latching. Keep in mind that rack ceiling can be plastic, steel or aluminum. The best solution for the bath is aluminum siding.
    Suspended ceilings are gapless and slotted, ie, between racks after the installation there is a crack. The bathroom ceiling is better to make gapless, as it more practical;
Aluminum ceiling rack is best suited for wet rooms

Aluminum ceiling rack is best suited for wet rooms

  • cassette (Slab) - this structure is a honeycomb-type frame. In this case, each cell stacked cassette (tiles) that is fixed to the rails only at the expense of its own weight. Tiles can be made of different materials, so there is a wide range of its design.
    Cassette ceiling can be set independently, as well as suspended its simplicity of construction.
Mirrored ceiling - always up to date classics

Mirrored ceiling - always up to date classics

If the room is low ceilings, slab set mirrored ceiling and your bathroom visually immediately becomes much higher.

minus suspension design is that they fit well not in every interior. If, for example, the design of a burden to the classics, that their use should be abandoned.

Trackless cassette ceiling

Trackless cassette ceiling

The cost of suspended structures depends on the manufacturer and materials. Below are the prices of some of their well-known brands:

Mark Cost in rubles 1m2
Everest (cassette) 250
ISOTEX (cassette) from 370
AMF (cassette) 300
Albes (lath) 950
Bard (lath) 640
CESAL (lath) 950
Painted ceiling in the bathroom

Painted ceiling in the bathroom

Option 3: painting

With the advent of high-quality contemporary interior paints in recent years it has become very popular painting ceilings. Painted ceiling can be of any color that you wish, to the same silky matt surface looks very attractive, and fits well into any interior.

Besides, such a solution has several other advantages:

  • paint the ceiling in the bathroom can be very easy;
Painting allows to give to the ceiling surface of any color and shade

Painting allows to give to the ceiling surface of any color and shade

  • washable paints, which are used for this purpose, not only to withstand high humidity, but also washing sponge and detergent;
  • surface, if desired, can always be overdye;
Painting is easy and fast

Painting is easy and fast

  • paint, even expensive, it is cheaper than the embodiments described above finishes.

Not all water-resistant paint can withstand direct contact with the water and the more washing. Therefore, before purchase carefully read the characteristics of the coating.

EXAMPLE combination dark colored with light ceiling walls

EXAMPLE combination dark colored with light ceiling walls

In addition to the advantages painting has several serious flaws:

  • surface requires careful preparation - shpatlevanija or plaster, and grinding. This task is very time-consuming and lengthy, moreover requires some skills.
Surface preparation for painting is a difficult and time-consuming work

Surface preparation for painting is a difficult and time-consuming work

Keep in mind if you are poorly prepared surface, all flaws are evident even stronger than before painting;

  • durability is lower than that of other methods of finishing.
Another embodiment of a color painted ceiling

Another embodiment of a color painted ceiling

For these reasons, it sometimes makes sense to give preference to other methods of finishing, or make the bathroom plasterboard, which we will discuss below.

Plasterboard Tikkurila Luja is specifically designed for extreme conditions

Plasterboard Tikkurila Luja is specifically designed for extreme conditions

The table below shows the price of some brands of paint that can be used in the bathroom, not only to the ceiling, but also for walls:

Mark Cost in rubles
Tikkurila's Luja 1l 800
Dulux kitchen & bathroom 1l 1040
VIOLUX D19 3kg 250
Dali for kitchen and bathroom 9l 1890

Keep in mind that in addition to the paint you will also need a coat, which entails additional costs.

Multilevel plasterboard

Multilevel plasterboard

Option 4: plasterboard paneling

Plasterboard, in fact, is an alternative to plaster, ie is rough finishing material. Therefore it is also called "dry plaster."

Multilevel ceiling looks good with light

Multilevel ceiling looks good with light

With the help of drywall is much easier and faster to level the surface of the ceiling than using a conventional plaster. In addition, the drywall can create multi-level structure, resulting in ceiling design in the bathroom looks impressive and modern.

Moisture resistant gypsum board

Moisture resistant gypsum board

Keep in mind that only a moisture-resistant gypsum board can be used in the bath room. Moreover, after its mounting surface must be covered with waterproof putty.

Example of the liquid wallpaper on a ceiling

Example of the liquid wallpaper on a ceiling

Prepared to furnish plasterboard It can be covered by the following surfacing materials:

  • paint;
  • decorative plaster or textured paint;
  • liquid wallpaper.
EXAMPLE finishing ceiling decorative plastering

EXAMPLE finishing ceiling decorative plastering

Liquid wallpaper after application is required varnish to protect from moisture.

Cost moisture resistant plasterboard Knauf 9.5 mm size 2500H1200 mm averages 320-350 rubles per sheet. However, additionally have to spend on profiles and putty.

Decorated with plastic panels ceiling - a budget solution, is popular

Decorated with plastic panels ceiling - a budget solution, is popular

Option 5: cladding plastic panels

Nice and modern design of the ceiling can be made with plastic panels. The fact is that modern PVC panels are much more attractive than they were 10-15 years ago.

Variants of plastic panels available to the majority of buyers

Variants of plastic panels available to the majority of buyers

Currently on the market there is a huge choice of design. Some models of panels mimic tile, wood or marble. They can also be decorated with all sorts of patterns, images, etc.

Imitating tile panel

Imitating tile panel

Besides, This decision has many other advantages:

  • low cost of the panels - a similar finish is cheaper than, for example, suspended ceilings;
An example of the use of panels of wood

An example of the use of panels of wood

  • installation of plastic panels is very simple, allowing to cope with this task can every beginner;
Install plastic panels under the force of each

Install plastic panels under the force of each

  • do not require surface preparation;
  • not afraid to shock;
  • easy to clean.

In a wooden private house can install the wooden ceiling in the bathroom, which is obtained environmentally friendly and attractive. Only for these purposes it is desirable to use a water-resistant wood battens, such as larch.

Wooden ceiling in the bathroom should be treated with preservative

Wooden ceiling in the bathroom should be treated with preservative

Among the shortcomings can only highlight the fact that the joints between the panels are often clogged with dirt. In addition, light low-grade plastic can turn yellow over time.

EXAMPLE combination light panels with tiles

EXAMPLE combination light panels with tiles

Here, perhaps, and all the design ideas of the ceiling in the bathroom, which I wanted to share with you.

Output

Having familiarized with the basic advantages and disadvantages of different materials for the ceiling in the bathroom, you can consciously make the choice. I recommend also view the video in this article. And if you make the right choice does not work, write comments, and I will gladly help.