Classic whitewash the ceiling, a proven generations of the windows. Pros: if you are whitewashing the ceiling is not the first time, the difficulties usually arise. Low cost of consumables pleasant affect on your budget. Cons: requires a great deal of preparatory work: the removal of old coatings, priming porous surfaces, filling cracks and irregularities. In this work alone to handle difficult, but possible.
But whitewashed ceiling will not protect you from flooding: in the case of leakage will smudge, some whitening drops, and you have to start work again. In addition, please note that if the neighbors will start from the top intense repair whitening can also crumble. The technology is whitewashing its subtleties: if you use a brush, apply the last layer in the direction of the light (the window), and the last side to side. Whitewash should be applied evenly and gently so as not remains uneven. Painting the ceiling this type of decoration are usually in the kitchen and bathroom – places of high humidity. Of the tools you need to roll or spray gun (it can be done from an ordinary old vacuum cleaner.) Must apply the paint in 2-3 coats for durability. Pros: latex paint is more resistant to flooding can wash the ceiling and looks more attractive than the whitewash. Cons: before painting should be carried out preparatory work described above.
Pre progruntuyte ceiling diluted water-emulsion paint. This will help to see the defects prior to coating. Wallpapering quite time-consuming work to the ceiling. Need to perform 3-4. Before gluing also conduct preparatory work. Pros: cheap – a roll of white wallpaper unpretentious is cheap, and the number of rolls needed is small. Carefully pasted wallpaper very cute look to any ceiling. Cons: if you do repairs alone, this way you would not fit – too hard to spread one, paste and smooth on top. In the event of flooding All your work will go to the 'no'. Glue ceiling finish ceiling tiles made of polystyrene – a relatively inexpensive and easy way. Handle even one person. Pros: You can use the premises at any humidity. Plates sold by the piece, easy to cut and glued fast. Have sound-proof properties. Cons: the joints between the panels do not give the impression of solid surface. Does not provide an integrated set fixtures. Suspended ceilings These ceilings represent a metal karkras on which are strung finished modular elements. The easiest way to make repairs in a new building. Pros: almost unlimited possibilities for design, allows you to simulate any surface. No matter what condition your original ceiling – flaws are hidden, but still protect from the flood. It has a sound and noise, crashworthiness. Cons: high cost of plates and grid systems, ceilings and more than the 7 cm from the height of the room. Stretch ceilings This ceiling consists of a frame around the perimeter of the ceiling and stretch fabric (polyester fabric, vinyl film). Pros: You can choose any color and texture, the system is simple to install and is equipped with a sink of water and sinking completely recovers its original form. Stretch ceilings have antistatic, thanks Why not dust settles on the surface. Cons: inability to change the location of the fixtures themselves, while damage to the ceiling to restore it would be impossible. As you can see, the choice of materials for finishing the ceiling huge. Recommended based not only on financial considerations, but also to consider durability of the coating.