The desire for stylish beauty in the arrangementoffices, ballrooms, restaurant facilities and other public places gave birth to such an innovation in the decoration of premises, like a stretch ceiling. And this type of ceiling is becoming more popular and among the layman - apartment repairs in recent years no longer includes wallpaper on the ceiling, and even whitewash and even more so.
Rapid and ubiquitous development of technologiesprovides more and more new opportunities to bring a person's home in accordance with his ideas of beauty and style, which also do not stand still. Materials made from polyvinyl chloride have long been used for the production of household elements used in the repair of any kind of premises. Therefore, there is nothing surprising in the appearance of stretch ceilings made of PVC.
The ceiling, made of PVC, is practical, beautiful andcan satisfy even the increased requirements of the buyer, create a unique and individual style in the room. It is worth noting its fire safety - it is made of non-combustible material and is completely harmless to humans in terms of chemical composition. When using it, there is no particular problem, unless, of course, you know how to wash the stretch ceiling.
At its core, the stretch ceiling made of PVC isa polymer film having a special internal molecular structure that provides it with the ability to stretch when heated and back compressible during cooling, which provides this material with the possibility of a strong tension.
The ceilings from this film are even, they do not saggive an opportunity both to design direct ceiling areas, and to cover various kinds of volume ceiling figures. The film does not respond to sunlight and does not allow condensate to settle on its surface. Stretch ceiling is mirrored, glossy and matte.
This sheet is fixed with special guides. For tension, or rather, for stretching the canvas, a heat gun or construction hairdryers is used. And the variety of colors, design of canvases, the ability to choose the best stretch ceilings makes them very attractive.
Stretch ceilings are produced in two types. The first and most common in its price affordability include ceilings made of shrink film. The second group consists of cloths made from shrink fabric. And the first and second groups have - regardless of the material of manufacture - already mentioned above the positive qualities, and the rules regarding how to wash the stretch ceiling, they are the same. But the fabric ceiling has a number of advantages over vinyl.
With the similarity of the process of fixing these ceilingsThe fabric can be stretched at any temperature. Impregnated with polyurethane fabric ceiling withstands much higher loads than vinyl, and copes well with such damages as punctures. The possibility of creating its own composition on a ceiling basis exists only when using fabric fabrics. Tissue white stretch ceilings allow you to independently apply the desired color or pattern to them. And the fabric ceiling with an insert more than two meters has no seams.
The first is the temperature regime. In the room when using a vinyl ceiling, the temperature should not drop below 5 ° C and be above 50 ° C. At low temperatures, vinyl can crack, and at high temperatures it can "swim". Both that and another will cause strong harm to the canvas and deform it. It should be noted that there is no such threat for fabric ceilings. They can withstand temperatures as low as -40 ° C.
The second - the features of the coating, having differenttypes of vinyl (glossy and matte) require a different approach while maintaining them in a proper condition. About how to wash the stretch glossy ceiling, or rather, the difference in care for glossy ceilings and matt, will be described below.
Care of stretch ceilings is divided into twoThe species is dry and moist. With a dry method, a lint-free cloth or a vacuum cleaner is used. With antistatic properties, which have stretch ceilings, there is no special dust on the surface of the canvas, and this maintenance should be done once a month. But with more severe dirt, you need to use wet cleaning.
How to wash the stretch ceiling matte? This procedure is very simple. Using a lint-free cloth (preferably a microfiber) soaked in a soapy solution, the soiled areas are wiped with movements along the seams - parallel to the walls. Circular movements leave the stains, although not noticeable on the matte surface. Spots of non-greasy dirt can be removed using an eraser.
How to wash the tension glossy ceiling? For such types of ceilings, wet cleaning is similar to that described above. But there is one nuance - after any wet rubbing of the ceiling, its gloss fades. To restore the shine of the ceiling, you need to wipe it with a cloth soaked in a 10 percent solution of ammonia. After any wet treatment of the ceiling, wipe it with a dry, lint-free cloth.
When caring for suspended ceilings, the following should be avoided:
- use soda, powders and any other abrasive detergent for wet processing;
- when washing the ceiling cloth, use hard brushes and coarse cloths;
- use various chemical mixtures in which organic solvents are present.
That, in fact, and all that you need to know about how to wash the stretch ceiling.