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Masterclass Tips From a Tin Expert

October 12, 2015

American Tin Ceilings’ CEO, Rick Morse, gives his take on the new wave of European installations, unique pairings of color and pattern, pro tips on scale and perspective, and his personal favorite “wow” installations… What are a few of your personal favorite installations and why? I've always been fond of Brass Monkey, a popular NYC bar. This installation is a classic example of what tin brings to a space....

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Rolling Runway - The Mobile Airstream Boutique With American Tin Panels

August 14, 2015

www.rollingrunway.com - @rollingrunway The Rolling Runway is the brainchild of entrepreneurs Morgan Schubert & Kendall Turnipseed. With an idea that began in a college course, Schubert and Turnispeed combined their love of fashion and the open road with a strategy to minimize the overhead of a brick and mortar store. What was born is a truly unique retail venture: a 1963 Airstream trailer renovated into a mobile boutique. When we caught a glimpse of the gorgeous white tin ceiling in Silvia, the name of Schubert and Turnipseed’s Airstream, we had to learn more…...

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The Easiest Fix for Outdated Popcorn Ceilings

July 17, 2015

Popcorn ceilings were a trend in home design from the 1950s-80s, but like most things from that era, the trend has long since died. If you’re stuck with the aftermath ruining your room, don’t fret. Popcorn ceilings can be removed, but there’s an even easier way… Also called “cottage cheese ceilings” for their bumpy texture, this treatment is actually just spray-on paint. The removal process is messy, especially when it comes to spraying the ceiling with water to soften the popcorn before scraping it off with a large trowel or putty knife....

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How to Cut Tin Tiles

July 14, 2014

One of the most common questions we get is, “How easy is it to cut tin tiles?” In short: very easy. Weighing just 1.6 lbs., our tin coated steel panels are flexible but not flimsy and malleable but not cheap. To cut tin, you have a variety of options, but we’ll focus on our three favorites: tin snips, guillotine cutters and having your local metal shop do it for you....

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Debunking the Myths: Why Tin Ceiling Installations Really Are That Easy

April 10, 2014

Any time the term “installation” is mentioned thoughts of complications, large sums of money, and stress inevitably follow. However, gone are the days of messy, stressful home renovation projects. Tin ceilings can bring welcoming warm, fuzzy feelings about a beautiful new living space as long as you follow our easy how-tos. Stick with us and let us share just how easy tin ceiling installations really can be. Tin ceiling installations are simple, fun, and extremely affordable....

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