What to do with aged Acoustic Ceilings, when renovating?
Results after coating...
So, why are ceilings so often ignored?
In planning a renovation project in occupied commercial space, architects must cope with unique requirements while considering the options available. These include:
Alternatives which have been available.
The following is a quick summary of the alternatives that have been available to architects and specifiers:
What is Acoustical Ceiling Restoration?
Acoustical ceiling restoration is a cost-effective alternative to new tile replacement that ensures a uniform new appearance. It includes the application of a pigmented (any colour) acoustical coating, specifically engineered for this type of application. Architects have come to realise that a restored acoustical ceiling can be much more cost effective than installing a new one.
With the right product and specialist trained tradespeople, it can:
How to Identify a Product to Specify?
With an acoustical coating, the application procedure is similar to that of conventional paint. However, if the selection of the product is left to the contractor the least expensive, ceiling latex paint will most likely be chosen.
Typically, the contractor is not concerned with the fact that by applying a traditional paint on an acoustical tile:
A new image!
We recently coated a newly installed white ceiling in Grey (RAL7044) for a major Irish supermarket chain, using CeilBlock CBC 110.
The first photo above shows an area with new white ceiling tiles installed, in the second picture we see the walls, shelving and floor being covered with polythene before the spray process begins the last picture shows the area following coating.
All stock was covered and the ceiling tiles, grids and vents were coated, after hours, with absolutely no disruption to the clients business.
The pictures below show the Chilled Food and Fruit & Vegetable areas following coating.