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August 12, 2017 18:06

Secrets drywall installation on the ceiling with his hands

Secrets drywall installation on the ceiling with his hands

Since ceilings are widespread, the question of installing drywall on the ceiling with his hands arises quite often have craftsmen who want to save on construction works.

With precise adherence to the instructions, it can happen to everyone.Skilled craftsmen perform all on the machine, but for beginners most importantly do not rush out and get the hand.

suspended structures can be finished with plasterboard and wooden ceiling, and hide the irregularities of the concrete.This ceiling will help to realize the most daring design ideas.


  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • necessary materials and tools
  • markup workspace mounting frame
  • Casing frame plasterboard and jointing

Advantages and disadvantages

To get started is to learn about all the advantagesand disadvantages of this method of decoration.

undoubted advantage is that such a structure can transform even the ceiling of the curve with little time-consuming, since the pre-prepare the surface is not necessary.

material allows you to create the design of any level of complexity, in the image, for example, represented a good variant of the two-level ceiling.

Trey ceilings

plasterboard Inside the box, you can hide all the wires, pipes, communication.Also brand ceiling allows you to "play" with light.

In this case, you can move away from the classic location in the center of the ceiling chandeliers and "scattered" light sources on your own, highlighting separate work areas, both on the top photo for example.

If there is a need for additional sound or thermal insulation, all the insulation material as easily hidden inside the gypsum boxes.

Gypsum ceiling can be installed in any room, even with high humidity as a bathroom or kitchen.

And most importantly, what kind of work you can do with your own hands, without resorting to the help of wizards.

However, this method of decoration of the ceiling is not without drawbacks.The most important of them is that the height of the ceiling of plasterboard at least 5-10 cm.I do not any room for this approach.

Installation is possible with your hands, but it is sometimes necessary to resort to the help of a partner.Additionally, you must have the special tools.

necessary materials and tools

Any work begins with the preparation of the necessary tools and materials.This list is pretty big, but can not do without it.

So, we need:

  • punch;
  • screwdriver;
  • roulette;
  • hammer;
  • building level;
  • gidrouroven;
  • shnurootboynoe device;
  • knife metal;
  • stationery knife.

Gidrouroven is a tube that connects the two flasks with water.This device is used for accurate marking horizontal lines.

shnurootboynym How to work with the device, clearly shown in the first video submitted.

for finishing works needed:

  • putty;
  • reinforcement tape for joints;
  • acrylic primer;
  • few spatulas.

Tools for the job

If the process to be a wooden ceiling, you need as an antifungal solution.

to work will have to stock a large number of anchor-wedges, screws, metal, dowel-nails.If there is a need for thermal or acoustic insulation, appropriate materials are better purchased in advance.

Well, of course he needed drywall, tape sealing, guiding profiles, profiles for gypsum board ceilings, several types of mounts: direct hangers, connectors such as "crab", profiles extenders.

drywall sheets come in different types.To repair their own hands enough two: normal (gray) for standard rooms and moisture-resistant (green) for rooms with high humidity.

When selecting profiles and suspensions must be very careful.Buy items worth from trusted manufacturers, the elements should not be too thin.

As for the frame, it can be wooden, but this does not apply design for humid areas, and in general quite heavy.

sealing tape is used as shown in the photo, so that the components of the frame tightly against the concrete and served as a sort of soundproofing.

sealing tape

If you have to decorate drywall wooden ceiling, the sheets can be mounted directly to it without the frame.This reduces the number of tools required, however, the surface must be without significant height differences.

also need to remember over time the tree may become deformed and this may lead to cracking at the seams.

Marking frame fastening workspace

Installing ceiling plasterboard begins with marking the ceiling.A kind of instruction is available below.

first step is to determine the lowest corner of the room, it is worth noting also the center of the room.From the bottom is necessary to measure angle of 5-10 centimeters, depending on whether the mounted light sources.

further need to apply a mark at each corner at the same level as that in the first.For useful operation gidrouroven or laser level, as in video.

When the level set, you can use a tool like paint line to mark the bottom edge of the frame.Along this line, you need to navigate the installation guide profiles.

fastening technology is simple: through a complete hole you want to move the mark on the wall at the edges also have to be holes.

If they do not, then you need to make their own hands at a distance of 10 centimeters from the edge.Next Marker drilled holes in the wall.

After application of the sealing tape, the profile on the plugs attached to the wall.Each profile must come from three dowels.

Then proceed to mount the main ceiling profiles.Pre ceiling must raschertit lines at a distance of 40 centimeters from each other.

jumpers between profiles at such a "thick" razlinovke, can be placed only in the joints of sheets.Suspensions for ceiling profiles must be placed evenly and fairly often.

first need to attach hangers at a distance of 25 centimeters from the wall.When finished with the wooden ceiling, the profiles used for fixing screws for wood to concrete - take the anchor plugs.

All frame mounting the steps to create a single-level ceiling available set out in the following video.Also it provides instructions for proper cutting and edging sheets of drywall.


When it comes to two-level ceilings, the work here is somewhat complicated technology.Pre-need to decide on the future design of the ceiling, make a sketch based on the actual size of the room.

It noted docking space profiles, places of their attachment to the ceiling, holes under lights.Further, the ceiling applied to the future design of the scheme and bounces each level.

Mounting frame two-level ceiling often complicated form of extraordinary design, for example, as in the photo below.

Curved elements can be obtained quite simply by using a pair of scissors for metal.To do this, you need to make frequent incisions on the profile and give it the desired shape.The rest of the circuit operation is the same as for single-level ceiling.

whole process is well represented in the following video.


As this video demonstrates the uses of different light sources in the interior: spotlights and tape diode to illuminate the ceiling of the second level.

individual boxes of plasterboard can be raised if necessary.Sometimes they are used as decorative elements, but more often it is a necessary measure.

The photo shows that with a decorative box after plating hide beam protruding from the ceiling.


also boxes of plasterboard can be used for space zoning.A good example of the separation of studio apartments to the kitchen and the living room is presented in the following photos.

Zoning space

fixing plasterboard box even easier to mount multi-level ceilings.The video shows the execution of a curved duct.It also is well represented by the process of giving the profiles rounded shape with their hands.


How to hide unsightly ventilation pipes inside the box, shown in the video above.It also has information about how to attach sheets of drywall curved shape with their hands.

Casing frame plasterboard and jointing

Mount Technology gypsum plaster is quite simple.The main thing you need to remember that the material sheets are fixed with some displacement relative to each other.

Self is also arranged in a checkerboard pattern with a pitch of 15-20 centimeters.They should not be placed too close to the edge, it has to be 10-12 mm.

edges of the sheets should be cut at an angle to facilitate the subsequent sealing of joints.

Screws should be included in the material at a right angle to avoid damaging the board, and the cap material to bury a couple of millimeters, to facilitate finishing puttying.

is clearly seen as the self-tapping screws to fix in the next photo.

Fixing screws

Before jointing is to soak the sheets primer and wait for them to dry.You should begin with the seams of the wall, then you can take up the seams and cap screws.

After drying, applied to the joints and serpyanka top of the covers even layer of putty.This is followed by a finishing layer.For greater strength of the coating can be used fiberglass.