Most of us are familiar with the sheetrock repair kits that are sold in the big box stores, and many of us have made good use of these for repairing holes in a wall. But what about when we have a hole in the ceiling? You may be wondering exactly how you are suppose to fix that. Well, I am here to help you repair ceiling sheetrock holes.
Just recently I received an email from someone asking for advise on how to create closet space when the ceiling is sloped or slanted. I understand this problem, and know that many of us have the same dilemma. So, I wanted to expand on my other articles of small closets and drool worthy closets by adding this article on sloped ceiling closets.
Wallpaper – Oh, the Horror!
Over the last few years, wallpaper has been making a comeback. Newer textures and more modern designs are available to bring your rooms into the 21st century. However, many people still suffer from the horrors brought about by wallpaper from the 20th century. Removal was difficult, and as a result unattractive prints remained on walls well past their prime. But you need not suffer from wallpapering PTSD. With the correct plan, it can provide nice detailing to an otherwise lackluster room.
The ceiling is hardly something that a person notices when they walk into a room, at least not consciously. However, whether you notice it or not, a ceiling does impact the way that you perceive a room – as demonstrated in another one of my articles, “The 5th Wall.” High ceilings make a room feel open and spacious. While, a low ceiling can either create a cozy feel, or a closed in feel. It all depends on how the rest of the room flows into the ceiling. So, l thought I would share with you how to create the illusion of high ceilings.
The ceiling is just another wall….
During the course of designing my home, I knew that I wanted to make sure that the ceilings were not ignored. So early on, I had the architect include a combination of vaults, trays, and coffered ceilings in all of the main rooms. Everywhere else, I made sure that the ceilings were raised to around 13 feet. Of course if your home is already built, changing the ceiling height is probably not an option. However, you can still have a designer ceiling. Here are some things that can be done to add some character to your ceilings.