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Ceiling Panel Installation

Ceiling panels for suspended ceilings come in a variety of decorative styles and make a great weekend DIY project.

CEILING PANELS

CEILING PANELS

Armstrong offers suspended ceiling grid systems designed for each ceiling panel collection.

  • Ceiling Panels
  • Metallaire™
  • Easy Elegance™ coffered panels
  • HomeStyle®
  • Contractor Series™

Only three inches overhead clearance is required for most Armstrong suspended ceilings, so you don’t have to sacrifice headroom in a space with a low ceiling.

METALLAIRE PANELS

METALLAIRE PANELS

Metallaire panels can be installed with two different methods, depending on the size of the panels.

  • Size: 24" x 24" use a suspended grid system
  • Size: 24" x 48" are directly attached to an existing ceiling using cone head nails

 View Metallaire Installation Instructions

EASY ELEGANCE COFFERED PANELS

EASY ELEGANCE COFFERED PANELS

Easy Elegance rigid PVC coffered ceiling panels are installed in a 2’ x 2’ suspended grid system.

Installation Steps
  1. Use the material estimator to get the amount of coffers, panels, and border panels you’ll need.
  2. Install the Armstrong Prelude grid system.
  3. Insert the drop panels into the grid.
  4. Measure and cut border panels as need.

 View Easy Elegance Installation Instructions

HOMESTYLE MINERAL FIBER PANELS

HOMESTYLE MINERAL FIBER PANELS

HomeStyle mineral fiber ceiling panels are installed in either a Prelude (15/16” face) or a Suprafine (9/16” face) suspended grid system. Check the item product page for the grid system you need.

 View HomeStyle Installation Instructions

CONTRACTOR SERIES

CONTRACTOR SERIES

Contractor Series™ drop panels are available in either 2’ x 2’ or 2’ x 4’ sizes and are installed in a Prelude (15/16”) suspended grid system.

 View Contractor Series Installation Instructions

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StyleStix Grid Covers

Create a coffered ceiling look or cover up yellowed grid with StyleStix grid covers, made to snap over a 2’ x 2’ suspended grid system.

 View StyleStix Installation Instructions

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