Ceiling tiles material grid rails and beam costs. One good one is that youll lose value to your home.
As I may have mentioned I dont typically suggest suspended or drop ceilingsceiling tiles in basements and for many reasons.
Drop ceiling or sheetrock in basement. The result of this is lower energy bills. On the other hand if you want a simpler ceiling with provision to change the basement into a media room later you should always select drop ceilings. It is hardly a fraction of an inch.
The gap between the basement floor and the bottom of the overhead mainly decides the preferable height for using the substance. To learn more about your basement ceiling you can read these. 10 They sag after time after all the entire ceiling is hanging on wires 9 You lose no less than 3 to 4 of ceiling height once installed.
To make the basement more soundproof with drywall you can get special sheets that are designed to minimize sound deflection. Many factors are involved with the final drop ceiling price. Thus installing drywall is great to upgrade the look of your basement ceiling.
But if soundproofing is critical to your rooms environment a suspended or drop ceiling with an integrated soundproofing feature is the best choice. With a drop ceiling youre sure to get a straightforward and clean finish. Lower energy requirements Drop ceilings will lower the height of the ceiling.
It makes a huge difference when you have a drop ceiling. Take a look a Ceiling Link its a PVC based drop ceiling system that only costs you about 1 of space only twice the space of drywall. You must select a suitable drywall type to address basement issues like moisture and noise.
However there are several types of basement ceilings. They need regular maintenance as they lose their shine over time. Anyone who has finished a basement know the challenge is working around heating pipes and other services which make wiring runs a problem.
Such as in older homes the basement was considered a functional area rather than a residential space. All the oh do this and that if you drywallall the more reason to do a dropped ceilingif you have the budgetthere are beautiful drop ceilings availableSure its nice to have a drywall ceiling too but i think its not practical for basementsUpdating and changing things in the house over the years makes it a better choice in my book and they are very easy to installan. Remember your basement is a casual area of your home.
The form used that gives the capacity to combine styles is the tongue and groove used in the basement ceiling. This leaves you with less space in the basement that you need to heatcool. Youll obviously need to run wires on the floor above.
The Top 10 reasons why my basement remodel company prefers drywall ceilings over drop ceilings or suspended ceilings are. A combo of drywall and drop ceiling works best for this. They should tell you that buyers prefer drywall.
1 person can install and it doesnt require much skill. To minimize the sound deflection of your basement you can find drop down ceiling tiles that come with special fiberglass sheets though they are likely to cost more. Drywall vs drop ceilings in the basement ceiling choices part ii or diy coffered with moveable recommended types for finishing which white painted and how to soundproof a Basement Post navigation.
To help you choose here are the different types of. Drop ceiling aka suspended ceiling is a grid system that holds tiles in place on the ceiling. But a somewhat level basment ceiling studs.
Here in Part II of Basement Ceiling Choices we are going to talk about the drywallsheetrock ceiling. Its price varies depending on the type of wood used we find from pine to cedar. A drop ceiling commonly called a suspended acoustic ceiling is a nice way to hide wires pumping pipes and cover stains water damage etc.
Plaster ceiling or drop ceiling tiles are the combination of calcined plaster with water. If you go for aesthetics there is nothing better than drywall. So if you have a low ceiling in spots a.
Drywall is cheap but it tends to need a contractor to get right and contractors are super expensive. At Rescon Basement Solutions we want you to be entirely satisfied and in love with your finished basement so we install two 2 types of ceilings the drop or suspended ceiling ceiling tiles and the drywallsheetrock ceiling. Drop ceilings are typically a few inches lower than a drywall ceiling.
On the other hand drywall ceilings are pieces of sheetrock that are screwed together taped and mudded to provide a smooth surface and are often found in office buildings and commercial buildings. In terms of basement ceilings a lot of homeowners only think of two options which are dropped and drywall ceilings. Overall there are pros and cons of both drywall and drop ceilings.
On the other hand drywall ceilings are pieces of sheetrock that are screwed tapped mudded to achieve a smooth texture. A drop ceiling is lower than a drywall ceiling by a few inches. As such you can experiment and try decorative ideas for your basement ceiling.
In contrast to drop ceilings drywall is cheaper and more aesthetically pleasing. With the drywall being affixed directly to the joists it means sacrificing only about half an inch of headroom as opposed to the several inches that can be gobbled up by a drop ceiling. Maximizing the basement headroom is a big issue for many homeowners and drywall ceilings are ideal in basements where the ceiling is already low.
The cost of a drywall ceiling is around 2500 to 8000. A drop ceiling also known as a suspended ceiling is a grid system that holds tiles together on the ceiling. Drop ceilings usually require 4 6 inches below the floor joists to install them so if you are in a low ceiling basement these extra inches can make a big difference.
A 1000 SQ Ft basement assuming 20X50 would run you 707 in ceiling link parts 40 in screws and 700 to 900 in panels 2 X 4. So long as there is still enough space to stand up a lower ceiling actually ends up being a plus.