It seems that a ceiling would be a weird place to put tiles, but it is becoming increasingly popular, and a large variety of tiles in any thickness, colour, texture, style and pattern is readily available. Some tiles are designed to fasten directly to the ceiling, while other tiles are fitted into a support system which is suspended from the ceiling. can be made of vinyl, tin, cork and many other materials. The tile material used normally depends on where the tile is used and for what purpose.
If the tile is chosen only for aesthetic purposes, then almost any material or design will do. Plastic is a very popular choice as they are sold in many different colours and styles which will enhance just about any area, and is usually a fairly inexpensive type of ceiling tile. Plastic tiles can be made in a variety of finishes which can give it an unusual look, such as a metallic finish, while still being sturdy and durable. Some plastic have patterns and objects molded onto them, such as flowers or other object d’art. Other kinds of include tiles that look like stone or other solids.
Tiles on the ceiling are used very effectively for insulation purposes as well, and the most popular choice for this is cork. made of cork are attractive due to their wooded colours, are easy to cut and install, and is durable. When it comes to green these are the obvious choice. Different waxes are applied to enhance certain characteristics or colours of the cork.
Acoustic are used to reduce the transfer of noise from one area to another and the most popular used for acoustics are made of fiberglass which is mixed with different wood fibers. Usually these tiles are used in music rooms or entertainment rooms where screenings take place.
made of tin provide a rustic look but these are quite expensive. They are also difficult to cut and to hang, and specialist tools are needed for installation of tin .