Last updated on April 27th, 2023 by Myla Pablo
An internal surface that spans the top of a room is known as a ceiling. It is typically not regarded as a structural component but rather as a completed surface that hides the floor of the story above or the bottom of the roof structure.
The most typical type of ceiling is the suspended dropped ceiling from the structure above. Either directly to the ceiling joists or to a few layers of moisture-proof plywood that are afterwards affixed to the joists, drywall panels are fastened. The space above the ceiling can be used to run pipes or ducts, as well as to install insulation and fire-resistant materials. You could also use spray paint, spray foam, and leave the pipework and ducts exposed while painting them.
The suspended ceiling is a subset of the dropped ceiling and consists of a network of aluminum struts attached to the joists rather than drywall to create a number of rectangular gaps. Then, individual cardboard pieces are inserted into the bottom of those openings so that the exterior of the cardboard, punctuated by aluminum rails, appears as the ceiling from below. Due to the lack of need to dig through the drywall and replace it, it is quite simple to fix the pipes and insulation that are hidden under the ceiling by just lifting off the cardboard.
It is possible to decorate ceilings whatever you like, and there are many beautiful examples of frescoes and artwork on ceilings, particularly in religious structures. The top of a tunnel might also be the ceiling. It is not generally considered a part of a structural element such as beam, slab and columns.
A ceiling consists of main parts which is the framing and the main that can be either hardiflex board, wood or gypsum board.
While the framing consist of various accessories and some of these are in the table below.
The table below shows the latest retail April 2023 prices of Common Ceiling Accessories in Philippines Peso price per pieces including its size and model.
Price and Specification of Common Ceiling Accessories per pc in the Philippines
|DOUBLE / J FURRING JOINER||15.00|
|C CHANNEL JOINER||12.00|
|C CHANNEL HANGER||45.00|
|CORNER BEADS 25 mm x 25 mm x 2.4 M||54.00|
|C CHANNEL CLIP 8 mm x 26 mm x 5.0 M||600.00|
Tolerance for Philippine Standard is + or -10%
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