Making repairs in the apartment or private home, People tend to create interesting and original interior. An important role in giving the room a special atmosphere and refinement plays a ceiling clearance. Very effectively looks stretch ceiling lights LED ribbon inside. In this combination, the LEDs are not only interior decoration, but also can serve as the primary source of illumination.
The advantages of LED lighting ceiling
For creating stretch ceiling backlit used in different types of lighting: LEDs, Rope cord, fluorescent lamps. However, the use for this purpose LED strip has a number of advantages:
- LEDs do not heat the ceiling cloth, made of PVC film. Respectively, it is not deformed and does not bend. In this regard, LED tape virtually no alternative.
- LED Strip Light are characterized by long service life, constituting more 10000 hours for white LEDs, and more 30000 hours - for color. For this reason, they do not require access to service, It is very important, If the suspended ceiling is planned in the room.
- Power, consumption of LEDs, is minimal.
- LED tape provides uniform light, thus it can be used to create shapes on the ceiling of any shape and placed into the complex configuration structure.
- Use color LED strip for stretch ceiling, that will diversify the design of the ceiling.
- The intensity of illumination can be adjusted, connecting the LED strips to the dimmer.
The main drawback is the price of LEDs. However, the reliability, they guarantee when used to illuminate the inside of a stretch ceiling, with more than compensates for this deficiency.
Use LED strip to decorate the ceiling when various designs in the nursery. The soft glow tape will allow baby, fearful darkness, sleep peacefully. A low power consumption will give parents the opportunity to leave the lights on all night, without fear for the family budget.
Variants of using a tape in ceiling lights
Setting LED backlight under stretch ceiling possible several basic ways. The choice depends on the original design idea landlords, as well as the height of the room, and that the distance, on which it is possible to reduce the lighting system device.
One-level stretch ceiling with LED lighting on the perimeter
One-level stretch ceiling with LED lighting on the perimeter - the most popular way to apply the tape. visually, it seems, that the ceiling soars in the air. The soft glow helps to tune in to the rest and creates an atmosphere of calm and comfort. The brightness of the backlight can be adjusted. LED strip is attached in a special ceiling moldings slightly below the ceiling, a stretched canvas is suitable for both high-gloss, and frosted.
Suspended ceiling with LED ribbon
Stretch ceiling LED tape, laid inside, It allows you to create a unique light pattern. One flick of a switch you can turn the room into the hall for discos, light a starry sky or please the children images of heroes favorite cartoon. For the patterned illumination is necessary to use stretched canvas, transmissive light rays. Glossy film in this case is not suitable, since it is completely opaque. It is better to opt for matte paintings.
The two-level backlight
Backlight LED ribbon stretch ceiling is possible, and when you create a two-tier structures, a perimeter which is made of plasterboard. In this method, installing tape hides in the resulting box Papier. There you can place the power supply and other necessary equipment. not recommended to use a glossy stretched canvas: belt and all the accessories will be reflected in it, as in a mirror.
Translucent suspended ceiling
Another interesting way to install a suspended ceiling lighting is the use of a special translucent stretched canvas. produces it, eg, French company Clipso. Such webs have a lower, compared with fabric or PVC models, thick and transmit light well, which allows LED lighting to play the role of the main light in the room. Unfortunately, the ceiling of this type of cost is quite expensive.
Try to use in the design of the ceiling LED tapes of various kinds, different hue, number of LEDs per square meter. This will create in the room a few light areas and diversify the interior.
mount technology LED strip to the ceiling
Installation of LED lighting under the suspended ceiling the strength to perform their own hands, even a person with minimal skills of construction work. It is necessary to draw a diagram of its location, calculate the required length, and buy power supply and mounting accessories.
nuances, that should be considered when installing:
- Before starting work, the ceiling surface must be cleaned and degreased. Neglecting this step can lead to, that after the installation of the ceiling cloth tape will fall off, completely breaking the design intent;
To clean and degrease the ceiling, You do not have to buy special tools. It is perfect for this purpose a conventional soap solution and an alcohol.
- length uninterrupted connection tape must be not more 5 m. By the power supply segments are connected in parallel;
- must, to the total capacity of the tape segments did not exceed PSU power. Perfect, if the power supply has a power reserve in 25%;
- and cut the ribbon to mark up, It is at the top of the ceiling, difficult and uncomfortable. Therefore, this work should be performed in advance. Cutting the tape can only be in places, where there is a special marking.
Do not remove the adhesive tape surface once all the protective coating. exemption in 10-15 see step by step. Otherwise tape greatly complicate your job, sticking everywhere, where possible.
The use of LEDs in the ceiling constructions- It is a modern and unusual way of processing facilities. With a little imagination and knowledge of the characteristics of the installation will make the suspended ceiling with LED backlight main element of the interior.