Want to add a new dimension to the ceiling of your living room or bedroom? Textured ceiling is the right choice, and here are some ideas for the same. Have a look!
Common Textured Ceiling Designs
Various designs can be used to decorate your ceiling and create a three-dimensional look through the textured ceiling. Some of them are as follows.
Roller Sheetrock Design
Sheetrock is a type of mud used to give a texture to your ceiling. The Sheetrock mud is mixed with some water to the consistency of a milkshake. This mud is applied to the ceiling with the help of roller handles. In this design, you can be innovative while applying strokes using the roller.
Knockdown Sheetrock Design
In knockdown design, Sheetrock mud is used in the same manner as in roller sheetrock design, but the consistency of the mud is thinner in this as compared to the earlier one. In this design, instead of a roller, a crow's foot stomp brush is used to apply the mud on the ceiling.
The Sheetrock mud is applied to the ceiling with a trowel having triangular teeth to give it a combed look. These combed designs are usually made near the area where light fixtures are fitted. The ceiling is combed in concentric circles to have a spiral pattern near the light fixtures, giving it an aesthetic visual effect
The texturing material is applied, using a standard trowel to give it a plaster like look. This plaster-like look varies as per the consistency of the texturing material.
Advantages of Textured Ceiling
A ceiling can be textured in many different shapes and sizes. Texturing the ceiling can actually waterproof it. Many such ceilings installed in offices and workplaces act as membranes that absorb unwanted noise and help to soundproof the office.
They are highly durable and long-lasting. With these, you can get rid of flaky and peeling paint from the ceiling. Lastly, they can withstand changes in weather and temperature.
Paint used for the textured ceiling is totally dependent on your home décor, and such a ceiling can be given different finishing touches, like, matt, glossy and shiny. The color and the finishing touches are greatly influenced by the home decor. Textured metal is a better way to hide the flakes and dents in the ceiling.
Textured metal is used to decorate the areas near the backsplash and fireplaces. Otherwise, in offices and retail shops, textured metal is a very durable option as it can be easily cleaned and maintained.
Textured ceilings are used not only to decorate living rooms and bedrooms but they can also enhance the looks of your bathroom. A unique textured ceiling for your bathroom, with pastel hues can add to the beauty of your bathroom decor. They give an unusual touch to a room, and they can be as innovative as your imagination. Happy decorating!