An easy way to add interest and beauty to
any room is by installing a tin ceiling.
Popular during the nineteenth century, these
ceilings can be used in historic restoration.
They can also be used to inexpensively cover
up a damaged ceiling. They are easy to install,
affordable, and durable in any climate. Tin
ceilings come in a wide range of colors and
patterns in both classic and contemporary
Tin ceilings are actually made up of panels
suspended in a grid system installed to fit
the room. Cornices can be added around the
edges of the ceiling. Medallions can be installed
in the center. Any ceiling can be given a
custom look by combining these elements.
If you are considering a tin
are some tips to help you:
- Consider the color of the panels. Darker
shades will appear to lower the ceiling more
than lighter ones.
- Consider the age and style of the building.
Ornate patterns may suit older
buildings. Contemporary styles
may need a
- Consider the height of the walls when choosing
cornices so that the proportions are pleasing.
Medallions should be large enough for the
Remember that the panels system can be fit
into any size room since the tin panels are