When it comes to your home, it is supposed to be your sanctuary, a place you love to call ‘home’ and would love to come back to at the end of each day. Everyone wants their home designed in a way they imagined it, be it pastel shades with a vintage touch or pop of different colors on different walls, your home should be your own.
With the festive season upon us, people are looking to re-decorate their homes. Some opt for just a few added decor items while others go full out and have a paint and tiling job done in their homes, right before the festivals. In this mayhem, the most missed out aspect of your spaces in the ceiling or the fifth wall. While re-decorating our homes, the ceiling is the one wall that is often ignored and is left looking sad and empty.
What most people fail to realize is how much of a difference a ceiling change makes to your space. When talking about ceilings, do not limit your imagination merely to paints. False ceilings are the new ceiling solution and have become a widely liked phenomenon. These false ceilings are designed using various materials and have various advantages!
A false ceiling is beautiful designs personified and is made using various materials such as gypsum board, plaster of Paris (PoP), wood, metal, etc. Out of all these materials, gypsum board and PoP ceilings are the most popular and widely used false ceiling materials due to the advantages these materials carry as well as the ease of installation.
A false ceiling made using gypsum boards tends to have water and fire-resistant properties. Gypsum boards are also acoustically sound and provide better acoustic when installed in a room. Gypsum being the main element used in making the boards, these boards tend to reflect external light and help keep the room cooler and thus reduce electricity bill normally increased by air conditioner usage. The gypsum boards are made pre-produced and shaped and only need to be installed where the ceiling is supposed to be, thus giving ease to the long and tedious installation process that the traditional ceiling brings with it. A good quality gypsum board can last decades, thus giving you a long-lasting ceiling solution.
While the traditional ceilings and tiling job used to take months on the end to get done, a false ceiling can get done in as little as weeks’ time. These gypsum boards are also dust-free and give a clean and mess-free finish to your spaces. Due to these advantages attached to the usage of gypsum boards, many architects and interior designers are swinging towards the installation of false ceilings as a part of their projects.
Apart from the durability aspect of the gypsum boards, a gypsum false ceiling also comes with pre-installed LED lights which are suited to your space and your taste. These false ceiling lights, being LEDs are energy-saving and thus help reduce the electricity cost. Available in various designs and patterns, false ceiling lights can be chosen by the designer or the homeowner as per what they like or think goes with space. Dome lighting, recessed lighting, and suspended lighting are the most popular false ceiling lights and are available in so many colors and shapes that there’s something for everyone!
A ceiling can make a dramatic visual impact on any space. While opting for a false ceiling, you get a plethora of choices of colors to choose from! If pastel, basic and minimal is your calling, then Gyproc can provide you the best of these options for its iconic design that numerous clients have grown to love over the years. If bold, vibrant, and out-going shout ‘you’, then choose from a number of Gyproc’s latest false ceiling designs that come in bright colors and abstract patterns for you to adorn your spaces with. Large, graphic prints have made their way into numerous homes in the last few years and have delivered the perfect combination of beauty and functionality that you need from your false ceiling.
The concept of ‘designer ceiling’ has tiptoed its way into Indian households not very long ago and has witnessed a sharp upward swing in both popularity and demand as a lifestyle choice. Though having a designer ceiling may appear as a slightly expensive proposition at first, it has distinct functional as well as aesthetic advantages which makes it worth the investment.
It’s time to do away with the boring, flat uninspiring ceilings and introduce dynamic designs with designer ceilings. Although we usually think of ceilings as one of the last aspects to change, they remain one of the most important elements of any interior space. Designer ceilings are not only known to bring out one’s personality, but also considered to add in a lot of beneficial qualities and an added safety aspect to each space.