A more recent trend towards more modern, clean-cut design features has led many interior home improvement specialists to offer textured ceiling treatment services. These services are commonly provided by commercial grade contractors, and they have become extremely popular among homeowners because of their ability to create a unique, stylized look to a home without the expense of hiring a professional interior designer. Textured ceilings are also associated with a higher-end, upscale aesthetic, so they’re even more reflective and reflecting natural light throughout their room area (particularly in areas with large windows or skylights) – which is why they make up a larger percentage of homes today.
Textured ceilings are actually quite simple to install, if you have an experienced contractor on your side. If this sounds like something you would be interested in having done, you should call around for a quote on the total project. Textured ceiling treatments usually cost a little bit more than regular ceiling coverings (although these can be a lot less expensive than some of the other options available), and the longer you have them installed, the more they will cost. The length of time the process takes depends on the texture used, so it’s important that you are clear about exactly what you want before you proceed.
Textured ceilings are basically created when a pattern of small cracks are exposed underneath the top sheet of drywall. In many cases, the cracks are just two small crevices, or sometimes, these cracks are so big that they overlap one another and form the impression of a pattern. One of the most popular textures for textured ceilings is the type that’s created by using irregular strips of texture across the ceiling. There are actually several different textures available – including those that have smooth lines along with some cracks. You should consult with your local contractor to find out what type of texture you want and then work with him to come up with a design that will be the most aesthetically pleasing to you.
There are several different types of textured ceilings – and while some people prefer the look of the smooth variety, others are very much into the “cracked” variety. These ceiling treatments can have the same effect as a wallpaper border; they may have the texture look very flat when it’s on, but then appear to get more “smooth” when it’s drawn out, and laid over top of the existing surface. In either case, the effect is quite dramatic – and can completely transform a room’s entire look.
When deciding on the type of texture, it’s important to consider what type of finish you’d like to use. If you’re dealing with a low ceiling, you might not want to spend a lot of money on the texture because it will likely end up looking more sloppy and patchy than elegant. To keep your texture from looking too obvious, choose a textured texture that is one or two shades lighter than the existing finish.
Textured ceilings are relatively easy to install and maintain. All you need is a good contractor who has experience in the installation process and that has a clean, organized, and very detailed estimate for your job.