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GYPSUM CEILINGS OVERVIEW
What You Should Know About Gypsum Ceilings
Gypsum board is also a drywall. This is a layer of gypsum sandwiched between two sheets of thick paper. It’s used to make wallboards and plaster products for both commercial and residential buildings.
Gypsum board installation is usually preferred for quite some several reasons:
For starters gypsum boards are quite large as compared to other materials.
- They come in 1200 mm by 2400 mm, they tend to cover a large area of walls and ceilings.
- It is easy to install.
- They are flexible. Helps to create different kind of shapes or designs.
- Gypsum boards are dry and ready for painting
Gypsum ceiling and wall finishing
Gypsum ceiling and wall finishing, awaiting painting.
Advantages of Gypsum Ceilings
Gypsum boards are considered to be an excellent fire resistant building material. Nowadays it is the most commonly used interior finish where fire resistant classifications are required.
Steam in itself cannot exceed 212 degrees F under normal atmospheric pressure retards the spread of heat and eventually fire.
Gypsum board serves as a heat insulating barrier. Moreover test conducted show that gypsum boards have low flame spread index and a low smoke density index.
When installed in combination with other materials in laboratory tested wall and ceiling assemblies, Gypsum boards serve to effectively protect building elements from fire hazards for the prescribed time periods.
Gypsum boards are great for providing sound insulations to adjoining areas which is very crucial when designing a building. Specifically when taking into account the intended activities of the occupants in the various parts of the building.
For instance, a building containing office spaces adjacent to manufacturing facilities require more noise reducing feature than are typically necessary in a building that has only office space in it. Gypsum board wall and ceiling systems effectively help control sound transmission
Gypsum is highly durable and hence it is used to construct strong high quality walls and ceilings that offer excellent dimensional stability and durability. Surface that are created using gypsum boards are easily decorated and refinished.
Application of gypsum is very easy and they are readily available in the market. They exhibit fire resistant qualities and give a perfect finish for your Ceilings and walls. Compared to alternate systems, gypsum provides elegant finishes.
They offer a wide range of architectural requirements for design for example ease of application, performance, ease of repair, availability and it’s all together adaptable to all forms of decoration combined to make gypsum board unmatched by another surfacing product. Below are some gypsum wall designs used in interior design.
Complete Gypsum Ceiling and Walls
Aesthetic Gypsum Ceilings Designs
There are different styles of gypsum ceilings designs used in decorating the interior of buildings. Either commercial or residential interiors, gypsum ceiling designs can be executed for interested people in their interiors by professionals. This gypsum ceilings designs gives the interior of a building an aesthetic look and adds a big part to the decoration and balances with the other decors due to color match and lighting.
Suspended/Gypsum false ceiling design
This is a gypsum ceiling design that’s suspended from structural ceiling. Are lightweight, sound insulated, fire resistant, soft and thermally insulated. They can be designed in various shapes and patterns. They can be painted for finishing, laminated, wallpapered and texture finish giving the interior a good look.
Gypsum Cornices on the Ceiling.
These are decorative crown moldings fitted along the top edges between the walls and ceiling of a room.
Gypsum cornice for instance is a major interior finishing component in residential and commercial projects in Kenya. It’s one of the features that adds value and elegance when combined with other interior design concepts.
Bespoke Gypsum Designs in Kenya
Kenya is increasingly embracing Gypsum ceiling designs since they are widely fitted in interiors of both commercial and residential buildings. There is also a growth in the number of gypsum installers/expertise together with interior designers’ professionals whom execute gypsum designs.
Examples of gypsum ceiling designs in Kenya by Prime House Interiors
We have both residential and commercial gypsum ceiling designs which we are going to showcase here.
Residential Gypsum Ceiling Designs
Residential gypsum ceiling designs
Commercial Gypsum Ceiling Designs
Commercial Gypsum Ceiling Designs
Commercial Gypsum Designs
This are the gypsum designs that have been implemented in Kenyan commercial building. i.e. offices, retail stores, restaurants, lobbies, churches and many other public spaces. It creates visually interesting spaces and has a significant impact to the users of the space. Kenyans love beautiful scenarios.
Gypsum Coffered Ceiling Design
Use of a series of beams to create the look of sunken panels on a ceiling.
Although gypsum designs are quite expensive compared to other designs, it has a number of desirable benefits.
Gypsum designs creates beautiful homes, fire resistant and sound isolation homes. This is because gypsum designs are easy to fit, decorate and enhance aesthetic and eclectic homes.
Kenya is a developing country that follows the best dynamic advancements and this is one of them. Kenyan is never left behind and so can you.
Follow suit by using gypsum designs in your interiors and experience cool and chic homes. Full of taste, functional and above all a feeling of contentment. Desire an interior you want to spend all of your time in!
Boardroom with Suspended Gypsum Ceilings