Prepare the surface of the ceiling before starting work. In the future, access will be limited to the ceilingPrepare the surface of the ceiling before starting work. In the future, access to the ceiling will ogranichenNatyazhnye ceilings are widespread in Europe in the late 80s. Thanks to the practicality and durability, stretch fabric worked well in the CIS countries. Install suspended ceilings can be their own. To do this before starting work on a mandatory basis to prepare the surface properly.


How to prepare the ceiling under the suspended ceiling: step by step guide

Pre-mark the location of fixtures location, chandeliers. Perform the wiring. In the future, it will facilitate the work of establishing a stretch ceilingPre-mark the location of fixtures location, chandeliers. Perform the wiring. In the future, it will facilitate the work of establishing a stretch ceiling

Before you install the suspended ceiling, you need to make a preliminary surface treatment. First you need to check out the place the junction of the ceiling and walls. If there are any defects they should be eliminated. It is also recommended to treat the surface of the ceiling using a bonding composition.

Then begins the preparation of electricians. This process is the most responsible. On the correctness of its implementation will depend on the success of the installation. During the installation work can be used incandescent lamps, power not exceeding 60 watts. You can also use halogen lamps with a capacity of not more than 30-35 watts.

If you choose to use energy-saving lamps, the power limitation is not present, as these products are not exposed to excessive heat.

Next are trained wiring:


  1. First you need to mark a place where you will be installing the lights.
  2. Next, test the cables and wiring to implement them.
  3. At the end you need to calculate the exact location of fixtures.

After preparing wiring need to clean the ceiling of the old cover:

  • Whitewash must be removed by wetting the ceiling with a soap solution. Thereafter whitewash must be removed with a sharp spatula. If whitewash does not swell under the influence of soap solution, using acid-base mixture or adhesive composition.
  • If the ceiling is covered with paint, then the surface is necessary to put a special corrosive solution. Also, the paint can be removed with the help of a hammer beating.
  • If the surface is covered with wallpapered ceiling, you need to soak them in warm water. Then you need to remove the wallpaper from the surface using a trowel.
  • Dismantling of the ceramic coating is somewhat more difficult. First you need to get a drill with a special nozzle. If the tiles are made of polyurethane, it can be removed with a putty knife.

That usually make ahead: ceilings or wallpaper

For many people, the question arises: "First glue wallpaper or install the suspended ceiling?". Some experts argue that it is best to first align the walls and wallpaper paste over them. After complete drying of the wall can be installed suspended ceiling. Frames need to be fixed on top of the wallpaper. It is possible to mask all the errors in the finish.



However, such a sequence has its flaws. If you decide to forward to glue wallpaper, you can stain them. In this case, there is a need processing wallpaper with a vacuum cleaner or cloth.

Can solve this problem, if you stick to the following sequence:

  1. First you need to mark the place of the tension ceiling mounting.
  2. Then you need to attach to the upper part of the walls a baguette.
  3. Then you pokleit wallpaper.
  4. Once the glue is dry, you can proceed to installation. To do this, use a heat gun.

You can also use decorative moldings large width. With his installation a small gap remains between it and the ceiling.

Install ceilings: pre-treatment facilities

Get rid of the cracks, plaster closing up the openings. At the end of treatment with primer is requiredGet rid of the cracks, plaster closing up the openings. At the end of treatment with primer is required

be sure to make a preliminary preparation of the premises before the start of construction of the installation. Technique, all the pieces of furniture, paintings, wall cabinets have to bear. If you are in the room is a wardrobe, set him a special bracket for mounting the cloth. Floor covering also desirable to cover the sheet of cardboard.

Also be sure to prepare the surface walls. Dust desirable to work before mounting of suspended ceilings, since dirt can settle on the canvas.

In the treatment of the walls stick to some of the recommendations:

  • If you collect decorate the wall with liquid wallpaper, you need to clean them more carefully. Cracks and micro-defects is recommended to eliminate. More defect can be repaired with plaster, then plaster. This treatment will help get rid of even deep cracks.
  • At the crack can stick gauze soaked PVA.
  • Treat the surface of the walls is required to use the primers.

Then, mark the lowest point design. It is at its level will be fixed profiles. If you are going to install a multi-level ceiling, counting must be done separately for each level. In this case, the distance between the floor and the guide profile should be increased.

Is it true that you need to be primed before the ceiling stretch ceiling

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Many people do not make surface primer prior to installation of stretch ceiling. Experts believe that it is necessary to prime the surface before installing a suspended fabric. Choose a primer with deep penetration. They will help to avoid the appearance of mold and mildew in the future.

Mix primer can be made with your own hands. For this it is necessary to mix 2.5 kg of slaked lime, 200 g of soap and 100 g of varnish. In separate container mix lime with 4 liters of water. Then add the resulting mixture varnish, 3 liters hot water and soap. Mix the solution thoroughly.

Perform the following primer sequences:

  1. When a brush treat the corners and joints surface.
  2. Then apply a primer to the ceiling with a roller with a soft bristle brush.
  3. After the primer layer has dried, apply the second layer in the perpendicular direction.

Prepare the ceiling before installing ceilings (video)

Perform preparation of walls and ceilings to the installation of suspended fabric just enough. Before installation, be sure to remove any unevenness in the surface. Then check the wiring efficiency and make the primer ceiling. Also, do not forget to take out of the room furniture and equipment. Wallpapering, installing lights and decorate the floor should be after the end of the suspended ceiling installation.