Is A Ceiling Showerhead Better Than From The Wall? (Complete Analysis)

Taking a shower is not simply about personal hygiene. It can also be a time out or a way to rinse away the day’s stresses. Either way, your shower should be aesthetically pleasing and give you the type of shower experience that you enjoy. Ceiling showerheads and wall-mounted ones can provide different shower experiences, so … Read more

How To Paint Acoustic Ceiling Tiles (The 8 Steps)

The decision to paint acoustic ceiling tiles depends on the tiles’ material. Once you are confident that the ceiling tiles can be painted, you need to decide on a suitable paint. After this, you are good to go.   Cover a working surface with drop cloths and remove the tiles, making a mental note of where … Read more

How Much Does It Cost to Run a Ceiling Fan? (vs. AC)

The number of days in the year when the Mercury rises above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) is getting more every year. Whether this is due to higher solar activity or human-caused climate change is immaterial. For a peaceful night’s sleep, we need a temperature around seventy-four degrees Fahrenheit (23 degrees Celsius). A window-mounted … Read more

Do Vaulted Ceilings Need Load-Bearing Walls? (All About Trusses)

You only need to look up pictures of Westminster Abbey in London, England, built-in 1355, to see the effect a vaulted ceiling has on a construction. Although on a smaller scale, including a vaulted ceiling in your new home’s design adds space, character, and individualism to a home.  The trusses needed to create the space … Read more

Do Ceiling Fans Need Oil? (Step By Step Oiling)

A ceiling fan is a tried and tested way of cooling down a room by moving the air around.  So, on those days that aren’t hot enough to justify a full-blown AC, and you just need a breeze, the good old ceiling fan has you covered.  But, they are not perfect, and we’ve all had … Read more

Ceiling Vs. Floor Vents (Pros & Cons)

Ventilation in a house or office building is essential to the well-being of those who live and work in it. Good ventilation also prevents the accumulation of moisture in the building structure and protects the wood and organic materials from developing mold. In a naturally ventilated building, warm air rises from the floor to the … Read more

Ceiling Fan Vs. Light Fixture (Which Is Better For You?)

Choosing between lighting fixtures and ceiling fans is often a difficult decision for homeowners and interior designers alike. In any room, both ceiling fans and light fixtures are prominent features. When choosing between a ceiling fan or a light fixture, you need to weigh the pros and cons of each.  Ceiling fans are more functional … Read more

Ceiling Cassette Vs Wall-Mounted Mini Split AC (Which Is Better?)

Air conditioning is essential to making the modern home or workplace more comfortable and healthy. Deciding whether to install ceiling-mounted cassette-type air conditioners or wall-mounted mini-split units is a question of budget, aesthetics, and ventilation system design. Framed ceiling-mounted cassette air conditioners are designed to fit the standard 24″x24″ ceiling panels and are ideal for … Read more

Ceiling Speakers Vs. Soundbars (Which Is Better?)

I recently purchased a new TV after watching Black Friday deals go by for a few years.  Now we can enjoy movies in glorious 4K, but the audio is somewhat lacking.  If you are in the same boat and can’t decide between a soundbar and traditional ceiling speakers, then allow me to share my fresh … Read more

Can You Use Hardboard For Ceiling? (Benefits & Drawbacks)

Ceilings are crucial for the interior design of a home while still playing an important functional role. Ceilings can be constructed from a wide variety of materials, ranging from wood to plaster. There are many homeowners who wonder if hardboard can be used for their ceilings – this is what you need to know! Hardboard … Read more