Very common in the 1800s and particularly in Japan, drop ceiling tiles are making major come back in many modern homes across the word. The popularity of ceiling tiles can be attributed to several factors. You can make effective use of ceiling tiles to hide pipes and other duct work that remain visible under traditional ceiling.
You can also install ceiling tiles in case yours is a very high ceiling. Like some homeowners, you may choose to install ceiling tiles to absorb sound or to protect your home against possible fire accident. Note also that you can install ceiling tiles for decoration purpose or to improve heating in any of your rooms.
There are different types of drop ceiling tiles and it is very important that a type that you choose blends well with any room you plan to install the same in. You really need to think of how the final installation outcome will be in relation to a room’s paint colour, accessories and decorations. Below are the different types:
Gypsum ceiling tiles – Gypsum ceiling tiles turn out to be similar to a dry wall once installed under the ceiling. These tiles are made through a process that involves pressing minerals into semi-rigid dense sheets and squares. You can install these drop tiles in any room in the house.
Plaster ceiling tiles – Plaster ceiling tiles are very formal in nature and they are very appropriate for installing under ceilings in formal rooms and can be painted in appropriate paint colour.
Fiberglass ceiling tiles – These turn out to be the most affordable of all ceiling tiles. They are best suited for installation on basement ceilings since they provide for economical finish. They cannot be painted.
PVC/Metal ceiling tiles – These turn out to be the latest drop ceiling tiles that you can find. They are only recommended for installation under kitchen ceilings. They are not very good heat resistant but they do a good work of interior enhancement through their different colors, shaped and styles. The metal ones are more sturdy and durable than the simple PVC tiles so just use them if our budget allows it.
Different companies are using a combination of material for ceiling tiles these days, just in case you are not sure which one material will be suitable for the interior for your home, you should consult someone for a suggestion, they will visit your home and give you a better advice as which material will suit the entire setting. The tiles are of various styles though, the main setting is done by using the lights within the setting for bringing more attraction to the interior.