With the help of this video, you will be able to find out if do-it-yourself ceiling projects are right for you. This video helps you answer questions such as, “What types of projects are out there and what are their difficulties?” and “What should I do if do-it-yourself isn’t for me?”
Are You a Ceiling DIYer?
Watch this video to learn the different skill levels required for a variety of ceiling installation projects.
Mineral fiber ceiling tiles are installed directly over the surface of an existing ceiling. This type of installation is called
“direct apply” or "surface mount". No grid is required. There are two installation methods: Easy Up® Guaranteed Installation System and adhesive.
StyleStix grid covers fit overtop a suspended metal grid to create the look of a coffered ceiling. It's an easy DIY project.
The only tool required is a hack saw or miter saw to cut the grid covers to the right lengths.
All the materials needed to cover a 64 sq. ft. ceiling grid (2’ x 2’) are included in the StyleStix kit:
Eliminate the labor-intensive measuring, cutting, spacing, and nailing of wood framing with Armstrong’s drywall grid and framing
systems. Our systems are pre-engineered with rout locations and cross tees to maintain precise module spacing, saving time
and money. And – they install 30-40% faster than wood framing.
Armstrong’s drywall systems are manufactured to meet or exceed ASTM standards and code requirements and are engineered to
provide an economical alternative to wood stud construction.
Performance Features (Vs. Wood Framing)
Dimensionally stable – no call backs for warping. Eliminates nail pops and movement of taping joints.
No secondary sorting of material, lighter weight, compact packaging, easy to transport and load project.
Hot dipped galvanized coating – provides corrosion, insect, and mold and mildew resistance.
Heavy duty load rating – minimum 16 lbs/lf on main beams.
30% recycled content
These systems are specifically designed for flat and curved ceilings, walls, soffits, ceiling transitions, light coves, and
many other applications.