Appending a tongue and groove ceiling to a dining room, great room, or living room adds lovely texture and interest and discards the mild vanilla ceiling we are all well-known with. See this guides to install this kind of ceiling in your home. Size the ceiling’s width and length to make sure you get the appropriate length of board feet for the kind of ceiling. Split the width of the ceiling by the surface width of every board, not including the prominent tongue, so you can appraise the width in board of your ceiling. You will place the first and last ceiling boards 1/4 inch from the walls. Begin at an exterior wall as they tend to be the most even walls of the room.
Prevail smudge and clear water-based finish to the ceiling board before you place them up, to save yourself a very disorderly job later. Add about ten per cent to the sum of tongue and groove planking you consider you will use to let for cuts and appropriate of light socket and ceiling fans. Allow the spotted and sealed planks to dry for twelve hours before initiating to install.
Remove carefully the crown molding or cut back from around the circumference of the ceiling. You can cleanse, repaint and reuse it whenever you have completed installing the tongue and groove ceiling. Disconnect carefully and detach light fixtures, ceiling fan and any ceiling knack you may have such as mobiles. If you have any plant hook contingent from ceiling joists, take these out as well. Tag circles around the locations. The next three steps are, locate the ceiling Joists, place the first circle line of the furring rubs, enclose the furring rubs to the ceiling rafter.