Kitchen Ceiling Ideas
The kitchen ceiling is all but
over looked in the modern home. Kitchen ceiling ideas are few and far
between. Well, I am here to help. You'll be amazed at what can be done
with a ceiling.
Kitchens are commonly
overlooked in the ceiling department. Not
anymore there are literally thousands of different ceilings.
I can't possibly go through all
possible ceiling types but I will
give you the most often used. Don't think you can't mix different
ceiling ideas together, such as drywall and metal ceiling
Here, you could use the drywall
on the outer edges of the ceiling
and let the metal be framed in the center by the drywall, just an
example of using two different ceiling types.
Some Of The Different Ceilings:
old drywall ceiling
textures, with some twists!
Drywall is the least expensive ceiling
material, but there are some things you can do to spruce it up. Such as
adding a nice swirl or the traditional popcorn look. This is also a DIY
project, visit DrywallSchool.com
for more ceiling
- Wood ceilings are wonderful
and can add a warm touch.
are complex designs that add spectacular architectural details. These
designs are complex, but only in it's look, they are actually very easy
ceilings used to be the norm, but with the advent of drywall it's all
but forgotten. It's regaining popularity, and with a plaster medallion
and plaster crown moldings it's amazing.
- Drop ceilings
can be used to cover up an aging ceiling. You will be surprised what
styles are now available. Long gone are the days of only having a
choice between acoustic tiles, and acoustic tiles.
such as tin and copper. Nothing brightens up a room and adds a truly
dramatic touch than metal ceilings. These were the standard in most of
the older homes built in the late 1900's.
yes laminate on the ceiling. This is a new way of using laminate. It
has some advantages over wood. Using the same technology as laminate
floors, these are sure to be a popular material in the future.
can be added to an existing ceiling to give it the rustic touch. These
beams are made of polyurethane or foam, and look as good as the real
can be used to house your recessed lights. Or a place to put lights
that shine up on the ceiling to highlight it and change the whole look
and feel of your kitchen.
ceiling can have a barreled ceiling instead. A barrel ceiling is not
complicated but it looks like it is, and it gives a different look to
in the kitchen can aid in ventilation when the unexpected burning of
dinner happens, like when I cook! Seriously, skylights not only
ventilate but add natural light which does wonders to the look of a
or any combination of the ceiling ideas above can give you a ceiling
that will enhance the beauty of your kitchen. There are many different
styles and variations of those styles. Whatever you can think of can be
designed and built into your ceiling. Knowing what styles are out there
will give you a good start to finding the one that's right for you.