Guide to Shed Ceilings

room with a shed ceiling

A shed ceiling is a type of vaulted ceiling that angles upward or downward from low to high, but only on one side. It is like one-half of a vaulted ceiling. The name comes from lean-to sheds that are added onto taller buildings. Most of the time, shed ceilings are installed in … Read more

Guide to Coved Ceilings

Coffered Ceiling

A coved ceiling is a ceiling design that has curved edges instead of sharp angles between the ceiling and walls which are commonly found in most homes. They create a dome-like design which is reminiscent of the arched ceiling style of Middle Eastern architecture. Coved ceilings can feature a very rounded curve … Read more

Guide to Beam Ceilings

living room with beamed ceiling

Exposed joists or beams are featured in post and beam homes, which can create visual interest and bring individual flair to a home. This type of ceiling is called a beam ceiling. Exposed ceiling beams can add a dramatic sense of strength and weight to a space, and a lot of people … Read more

Guide to Cathedral Ceilings

Cathedral ceiling 3

A cathedral ceiling or also known as a vaulted ceiling is a great ceiling choice if you own a home or space that has low, flat ceilings that feel cramped, dull, or old-fashioned. It’s because cathedral ceilings can add a room, air space, value, and overall beauty to a house.  They also … Read more

Guide to Coffered Ceilings

Guide to Coffered Ceilings

Coffers in architecture are series of sunken panels with a boxed beam around them. They often form shapes like rectangles, squares, or octagons. Coffers are one of the most decorative types of ceiling treatments available, and they are also one of the most dramatic. Coffered ceilings have no shape limitations. It means … Read more

Guide to Suspended Ceilings

Suspended Ceiling

A suspended ceiling is also known as drop ceiling. It is a type of finish that is hung just below the main ceiling structure in a room. This means that a suspended ceiling does not make up a permanent structural foundation but rather serves as a covering for the more solid framework … Read more

Guide to Tray Ceilings

Double tray ceiling

A tray ceiling is also known as an inverted or recessed ceiling. It can be made of almost any material. It usually has a center section or inlay that sits above the rest of the ceiling, adding an effect to a flat surface space. It also has a raised area which is … Read more

Different Types of Ceilings

Different Types of Ceilings

Ceilings are among the most important elements of a home’s architecture as they play a crucial role in creating a comfortable, functional, and aesthetically pleasing living space. At the present time, there are many different types of ceilings available, and each of them offers unique characteristics, benefits, and drawbacks. Whether you are … Read more