Drywall Ceiling

The ceiling of plasterboard can not only successfully emphasize the design of the room. It is very economical and very easy to use. Unfortunately, in order to realize your dream and become a happy owner of such a ceiling, quite often you have to give repair companies a decent amount of money.
The ceiling of plasterboard
For those who want to save money, there is a great option - to make a ceiling with your own hands. At first glance, this seems an impossible task, but in reality everything is easy and simple; you just need to try. We will need:
  • - a guiding profile;
  • - ceiling profile;
  • - dowels;
  • - screws;
  • is a single-level connector;
  • - direct suspension;
  • - drywall sheets;
  • - roulette;
  • - level;
  • - masking cord;
  • - pencil;
  • - hacksaw;
  • - punch;
  • - scissors;
  • - screwdriver;
  • - ceiling lights.

Mount the ceiling from gypsum board

Before you start buying the material, you need to calculate everything beforehand by making measurements. Next, proceed to the preparation of the premises. All furniture should be taken out of the room or covered with foil. It is recommended to clean the ceiling from dust and old coating.

Ceiling markup

The next step will be ceiling marking, the whole outcome of your work will depend on it. To properly determine the level of the ceiling, first make marks on the walls. Using a level, apply strokes on the walls at the required height. Then, using a paint cord, connect the strokes in one line. Next, using a tape measure the distance from the marked line to the base surface, thereby determining the lowest point of the ceiling. Do not forget about the future lighting of the room, for this in advance take care of the lamps and connectors for them.

Mount the frame

Mount the guide profile around the perimeter of the room so that the drawn horizontal line coincides with the bottom end. Next, measure the desired length of the profile, cut it using special metal shears. Fix with dowels. We put the lines on the ceiling parallel to the window opening, measuring the distance of 40 centimeters.Install suspensions. We place fasteners for the profile on the first line at a distance of 25 centimeters, followed by a distance of 50 centimeters. In the joints of the guide profile with the ceiling screw the screws.
Plasterboard Ceiling
Gypsum board ceiling

We cover the frame

It is quite easy to attach sheets of drywall to the profile. When the drywall is attached, you must cut the holes for the fixtures.
Plasterboard Ceiling
Plasterboard Ceiling
Plasterboard Ceiling
Plasterboard Ceiling
Drywall Ceiling

Surface Finishing

A day after the work is finished, you can begin to finish the ceiling surface. For this purpose, you can use a primer. After you carefully cover the ceiling, you will need to seal all joints with putty. Seams are recommended to strengthen with reinforcing tape.


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