Ceiling panels, ceiling tiles, ceiling plates… whatever you call them, this ceiling covering plays an important role in many establishments. Offices, industrial spaces, commercial spaces, nursing homes, educational institutions and various other institutions choose ceiling panels for various reasons. Unlike other types of ceilings, they are generally less expensive and easy to install, as well as cheap and easy to replace if worn or damaged. For many, this is the logical choice when choosing a ceiling shape. Of course, there are many types of ceiling panels to choose from, so if you are considering installing or replacing your own ceiling, you may be wondering how to choose the right options based on your needs and preferences. . Here are a few different considerations to keep in mind when choosing your next ceiling plates!

Free space

You need to know how much space your ceiling panels need. It’s a good idea to take measurements beforehand when choosing ceiling panels. Keep in mind that some drop ceilings require more free space than others. In the Netherlands, most ceilings are 243 cm high, while basement ceilings are 213 cm high. But it’s always best to measure yourself – your piece may vary slightly. To determine how much space you need for your panels, use a thin sheet of plywood to get an idea of ​​where you want to place the ceiling. Mark the height on the wall with an erasable pencil. You can then measure the space you need between your ceiling height and the joists above. In general, it is advisable to plan or leave a few centimeters so that the height of the ceiling meets your installation needs.

Facility

How you install your ceiling panels will depend on your budget, your confidence in your own DIY skills, and health and safety guidelines (if you are installing your ceiling panels in a commercial or public space). In general, we recommend professional installation as this ensures that your panels are of high quality and will perform their purpose. It also takes the strain off your shoulders and saves you time because you don’t have to spend time learning how to install it yourself. If you plan to install your panels yourself, we can recommend the easiest and simplest options.

Color

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Most ceiling tiles are usually a solid white color. There are also several variations, including matte white, gloss white, white ash, and more. Even marble ceiling plates are possible. It’s definitely worth thinking about which tile color to choose, as it will depend on the look, feel and style of the room you want the panels to be placed in. If you want something brighter, consider the possibility of painting the panels – whether they look realistic or not.

Measure

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Different ceiling tiles have different dimensions. We offer options ranging from large tiles to smaller tiles. You need to consider the size of tile you want for your space. Often this decision is based on appearance – some people prefer larger tiles, while others prefer smaller tiles. You should also think about substitution. Large tiles have the advantage that large areas can be replaced in one go with minimal hassle. Smaller tiles have the advantage of being able to replace smaller areas with minor damage, instead of larger areas.

Cost

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Ceiling panels are generally not used in residential environments. Instead, they’re usually purchased for spaces that need to be cost effective and manageable. This means that you probably want to reduce the cost of your ceiling panels. If you have a limited budget, a team of professionals can advise you and narrow down the options available to find the ones that meet your needs without exceeding your expenses.

Choosing ceiling panels is not always an easy process. There are several things you can consider to make the right decision and find the right panels for your space.