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Which Tin Ceiling Installation Is Right for You?

January 16, 2014

With a variety of colors and patterns to choose from, tin ceilings create a dynamic focal point for any room in the house. But different decorating styles and house designs call for different installation methods, and it’s important to choose the right one for your situation. Nail-up Installation If your home or business has new construction or open joists, this installation is the one for you. The ¼-inch nail rails surrounding the tin panels are designed so the nails can be placed directly into wood furring strips or plywood....

What is Wainscoting?

October 22, 2013

Traditionally wainscoting is wood paneling that lines the lower walls of a room. Originally it applied only to high quality riven oak boards developed to make stone structures feel more comfortable by providing insulation. Today, they are more for decorative, ornate purposes and are often found in 17th and 18th century Victorian designs. Boiserie is a similar technique, used to define intricately carved wood paneling and can include moldings that are painted or gilded....

Tin Tile Installation Types - Which is right for you?

October 15, 2013

Tin ceilings are an easy home makeover project as long as you choose the correct tile installation type for your application. It’s important to know ahead of time where you’ll be putting your tiles and what building materials are hiding behind the wall or ceiling you want to accent (wood, drywall, etc.) so you make your life a little easier by ordering the right materials and adhesive to complete the project....