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Wood, as a material for interior decoration, is unmatched in its aesthetic appeal. This is why connoisseurs of beauty and grace and design experts prefer this material. Wood is used in all forms of interior decoration, including creating false ceilings in various parts of the house. In this article, we look at some design ideas, if you plan to create your own wooden false ceiling.
What are wood false ceilings?
False ceilings offer a sure-shot way to increase the beauty and grace of the space, while also offering several functional benefits. They act as the concealing space for electric wires, pipes and air-conditioning ducts, while also helping to lower energy consumption. Wood is among the many materials that is used to create false ceilings. It can also be used in combination with other materials such as POP, gypsum, metal, glass, etc. In such an arrangement, wood that comes in hollow blocks, boards and panels is used to create a false wood ceiling line. They also come in many finishes like melamine, natural varnished wood, lacquers, laminates CPL, etc.
Wood false ceiling advantages
Wooden false ceilings come in a variety of natural patterns and textures. You also can get them painted in a shade of your choice. Installation is also easy as they are pre-structured and fitted in the ceiling with the help of screws and nails. A good quality wooden ceiling would also last long, while helping the owner to achieve a luxurious and sophisticated look for the room.
See also: Everything you need to know about false ceilings
Wood false ceiling disadvantages
When compared to other materials that are used for creating false ceilings, wood is expensive – this is true of the initial expense, as well as the maintenance cost. More importantly, wooden false ceilings are suitable for cold climates. This means it is not an ideal choice for Indian homes and those who still opt for it, would have to employ a great deal of caution and maintenance to maintain the false ceilings’ durability. Wood is also susceptible to termite attacks.
See also: Wooden flooring in home décor
Wooden false ceiling design ideas
Wooden false ceilings could be used in any part of your house, depending on your preference. The photo gallery here gives you a fair idea as to how aesthetically appealing wooden false ceilings could be.
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See also: 7 elegant ceiling design ideas
Is wood ceiling expensive?
Wooden false ceilings are generally more expensive than other types of false ceilings.
What type of wood is used for ceilings?
Wooden false ceilings are generally made using hard wood, such as teakwood or MDF (Medium Density Fibre).