Are you looking for some ideas for installation of a suspended ceiling? Do you want to have them as they would look amazing in your office? There is no doubt that “suspended ceiling is the best choice for your office”. These days, there are variety of “suspended ceiling” available in the market. If you are thinking that you can install on your own then you need to learn some techniques. They will be easy and installing them at the right angle can be a good idea. It will be done step by step. So, let’s start our suspended ceiling installation guide.
1-) Tools and Materials Required for Suspended Ceiling:
L Metal channel are installed first around the perimeters of the wall and a few inches below your ceiling, to give a drop ceiling look. After this, you will need a T-shaped metal channel. These run perpendicular to floor joists. Then comes the 4-foot cross T’s that run parallel to your floor joists and it snaps to the main T-Channel. If you are purchasing 4’X2’ tiles then you will not need it. if you are going for 2’x2’ tiles these will be needed and run between 4-foot cross T’s. the most expensive part of your “suspended ceiling part will be drop ceiling”. They will be humidity and mold resistant.
You will also need eyelets that will be screwed to the floor joists then the wire is looped through the eyelet. Main T-channels will provide the needed support from the weight of the tiles. You will need a good pair of tin snips to make cuts on the L and T channels. A special drill eyelet adaptor will be required as well.
2-) Design Your Suspended Ceiling Grid:
You need to first have to layout tile spacing and see how it is looking. You need to make sure that the outer edge ceiling tiles are not small and they are evenly placed along with the perimeter. There are several tutorials that will be great to” have suspended ceiling at the right angle “and they will be helpful for you. ley out your room and make tweaks one direction. You should avoid small tiles near those obstructions.
3-) Install The L-Channel, T-Channel And Cross Ts:
Determine the measurement around the perimeter of your room down from the floor joists that amount for “having suspended ceiling at the right angle”. You can mark the location of wall studs and then self-tape drywall screws. Overlap the two pieces together to give them a sharp look. After this, it’s time for installation of T channel. Place your first T-Channel spaced away from your wall. The pieces of channel will be supported either end by L channel and in the middle by the eyelets and wire spaced about 2-4 feet apart. Once you have run wire through channel and eyelets. Wrap the wire loosely.
Once the T-channel is installed. You can now install Cross T’s. If you are using 2×2 tiles and 2-foot cross T’s too. It will be much easier. Measure and cut each T to size. Make sure the grid is square-shaped. When all T’s are installed drop in all full tiles and move on the edge pieces.