plasterboard ceilings give their holders the possibility of huge games with light.If ordinary whitewashed ceiling of the apartment you can install one chandelier (well, you can try two, but they will look very strange way), there is a real open space for imagination.
- How to build in lighting in the ceiling
- Recommendations for ceiling lighting
- Features ceiling lighting in different rooms
- One-level and two-level ceiling of plasterboard
- plasterboard with lighting (video)
- $ cost backlight
plasterboard ceilings with lighting can be arranged as you like, based on your financial capabilities and technical characteristics of your room.
You can combine with chiseled chandelier lights, and can generally forget about the first in a room and create the whole lighting system which will adjust the level of light in the room from the intimate shadows to bright light.Moreover, today all use energy efficient light bulbs, and with them not to make the system infinitely adjusting the l
In addition, hidden lights also help to create a unique ceiling design - for example, "a soaring ceiling."This effect is achieved, for example, LED ribbon in the design of two-level ceiling.You can choose the same color as the ribbon and colorful.The brightness is adjusted using a dimmer and color ribbon is controlled by RGB controller.More information on the design of the ceiling plasterboard.
In this article, we'll learn how to make a highlight with the drywall ceiling with his hands.
Recently we have already understood how to assemble the frame of the ceiling drywall and how to mount after him sheets GCR Knauf.Now we will discuss how to build coverage.
How To Embed illuminated ceiling
So, what we have the backlight for plasterboard ceiling?We can set the usual for many lamp, make spotlights, LED lights, or combined version.
You can also read about the combination of wallpaper and separation zones.
standard bulbs is clear.Home, do not forget to bring over the plasterboard to the installation lamp cable.
Now let's talk about the spotlights.With them, it is important that?The distance between the ceiling and plasterboard enough to "submarine", that is, the invisible part of the luminaire.So do not forget to buy yourself fixtures before you start to mount the ceiling.Either buy them, trying to existing dimensions.Otherwise, you get an incident.
Also, mark where the lights will be located, and to carry out a pre-wiring and secure the cable on future fixtures.Be sure to thoroughly vymeryat place for fixtures.Otherwise, cutting a hole for them, you run the risk profile or bury in to be half a meter from the fixed cable.
Do not be afraid not to cut a perfect circle, decorative lamp rim hide the defect.Secure the wires in the wiring terminals, and then insert the lamp into the prepared nest.The deed is done, we proceed to the next ...
For lovers of unusual and high ceilings holders will be interesting LED lights.It can be in the form of a single LED strip recessed luminaires.Looks, of course, it is very beautiful, and the functional is not far behind.This way of lighting gives a soft and comfortable light.
Normally LED ribbon set in niches, ledges around the room or on the perimeter of the first level in multilevel structures.However, the tape would have to abandon the curvilinear and return to strict geometric forms.According colors.LED lights can be one color or multicolored.Range - from warm to saturated colors.In general, for every taste and style.As we have mentioned above, it is controlled by RGB controller or dimmer.
undeniable advantages of LED backlighting in its low power consumption and high security (while the lights do not heat up that they can not fire).
truth, the whole hitch is that as a separate light source LED lights will not leave (unless you have enough room intimate shadows, for example, to make a light in the bedroom, adding sconces on the walls), as it gives quite a bit of light.Therefore, most of this type of lighting is used as a decorative elements of the interior to emphasize or create the same effect of "soaring ceiling."And for night lighting amiss.
Right Option - combined lights.With a combination of different types of lighting, you can cover the area with all the necessary light and mark the zone.For example, you can install a chandelier in the center of the ceiling around the perimeter, put spotlights.And on the perimeter of the room lay in ledges LED tape.Depending on the needs, you can use all three light sources at once, or each individually.
Recommendations for ceiling lighting
- If you use a low-voltage lights, be sure to provide a place for the step-down transformer.Today they may be hidden under the drywall, thanks to its small compact size.
- Discard bulbs.They consume too much electricity and very hot, which increases fire hazard.
- Use energy-saving lamps and LED lamps, they are economical and safe.
- When installing electrical wiring remember that it is unacceptable use of cables with wires of different metals, and connect the wires can only be in an accessible place.
- Route the cables in the corrugated pipe or use cables with double insulation.
- When mounting the metal frame of the ceiling, take care not to damage the wiring screws.
- For complex lighting systems, security, better provide for a separate machine in a cabinet.
Features ceiling lighting in different rooms
Let us turn to the characteristics of ceiling lighting in the various premises.Here you can not only read the recommendations, but also to consider a photo of ready options.
So, lights in the hall.Hall - room for imagination.You can safely combine all sorts of lighting.LED is well suited for watching movies, creating the effect of cinema.In the hall are appropriate as chandeliers and spotlights.The latest you can highlight areas of the room.
The child can create the effect of a starry sky or mount lights in all sorts of plasterboard construction (from traveling to the clouds unicorn or a spacecraft).Importantly, do not forget that the child should be well lit work (play) zone.Here, incidentally, will also be relevant LED lights as a nightlight, especially if the child is afraid to sleep in total darkness.
to be comfortable anteroom spotlights with a focus on the area that hosts the mirroror closet with clothes and shoes.For a large hall, if you wish, you can use immediately all kinds of lighting - and for decor, and functional.
The bathroom can be both central and spotlights.It all depends on your imagination and the size of the room.The main thing is if you are an amateur scale splash, do not forget to make the lamp waterproof.
in the Khrushchev capacity less. Low ceilings in some cases may even lose the opportunity to establish a point, or diode lighting. And stacked structure in this case apply.It is better to make a central lighting, adding to his point (if between the plasterboard ceiling and enough room for them).
in a private home, usually for experiments is very large.They try to trim combination lamps based on the style of the room and your money opportunities.
On the balcony it's best to set the spotlights - and do not take up space and give enough light.
In the attic, much will depend on theroof slope.Perhaps install a chandelier is not possible, then the left point and the diode lighting, plus sconces on the walls and floor lamps.But more often, it remains possible for the combined illumination.
One-level and two-level ceiling of plasterboard
One-level plasterboard often do fans rigor and simplicity, or owners of apartments with low ceilings.In the past much not clear, otherwise the room will be like a house gnome.A full-apartments can already do duplex plasterboard ceilings, and, if desired, and generally three-level.The main thing, however, not to overdo it.
And do not forget that the ceilings are not stacked to fit every style of interior.Yes, and the ceiling must be in harmony with the rest of the room.
ceilings in several levels which provide great opportunities for decoration.They can be decorated not only in color finish, but a combination of different lights or geometric shapes.However, it should be remembered that the location of the inept construction and piling up too much can simply overwhelm the space.So do not try to make the ceiling as possible pretentiousness, unless you have high ceilings and Empire style in the interior.
bunk ceiling, in principle, the best method if you do not want excessive bulkiness.
They can be combined with tension inserts, creating the effect of "floating ceiling" starry sky ...
Importantly, do not forget to start work raschertit plan, which will design and will be installed as the lighting, make the necessary measurements to avoid later had to redo.
plasterboard with lighting (video)
We have considered the theory of how to make plasterboard with lighting.Video will show us how it might look like live.
backlight illumination for the cost of organizing such ceilings are not very high.In the previous article we have already considered how much it would cost very design of the ceiling.Now for the highlight.
Regarding the spotlights, in Kiev, the price starts at 15 USD apiece (although, in this case, the quality will not please the lamp), and in Moscow - from 30 rubles (also the best budget option).A more sane quality fixtures start from USD 50-60 in Kiev, and from 150 rubles in Moscow.
LED lighting in Kiev will cost 130 USD, LED strip of 3 UAH (per unit of 50 mm) in Moscow - from 600-700 rubles per lamp, from 170 rubles per tape.