Adjustment of lighting in suspended ceiling: 6 Ways

Adjustment of lighting in suspended ceiling: 6 Ways

12 October 2017



Selection and installation of lighting at a tension coating will not cause problemsSelection and installation of lighting when the tension does not cause the coating trudnosteyVazhnost lighting space can not be underestimated. The correct light can hide flaws, advantageous to emphasize the benefits of the room. Conversely, when the troubled world is not only a beautiful interior looks shabby, but the occupants of the house looks distorted in the direction of an unhealthy kind. An example of such an effect may be changing rooms in clothing stores with different lighting.


In addition to the aesthetic and visual component of the quality of light in the room affects the psychological and physical health criteria.

Which lamps can be installed in the suspended ceiling

Rooms in the house are for some functions and carry out their role. Based on these roles were developed illumination standards for each meter function room. Depending on international guidelines, squaring the room, the lamp power can be determined which set the lights in the house, so the lighting was beneficial. The choice of luminaires also affects the form of ceiling covering. Suspended ceiling, for example, has its own operating characteristics that limit the number of owners in the selection of lighting.

Restrictions apply:             

  1. Power lamps (40 wadded lamp does not damage the PVC film);
  2. Forms of lighting (from round to square shapes, but with the attachment, which should not damage the tensioning basis);
  3. Electricity inability to repair or install additional lighting, if the ceilings are equipped with tensioning system.

For ceiling structures are best suited spotlights, but there are other options to choose from.


For rooms with high humidity the best solution would be to put an incandescent lampFor rooms with high humidity the best solution would be to put an incandescent lamp

 Under the ceilings may be used:

  • LED lamps;
  • halogen;
  • Light bulbs;
  • fluorescent;
  • Point.

LEDs are very expensive, but at the same time with the maximum power saving efficiency and a long period of operation. Install halogen lighting allows you directed bright light at low power.



And the advantage of fluorescent lamps are a good light output, low cost and the ability to not be heated.

Types of lamps:

  1. plafond;
  2. point;
  3. Suspended.

Several alternatives how to install the lamp on the suspended ceiling.

Before you fix the polyvinyl chloride or fabric painting the ceiling necessarily need to determine the markup techniques for lighting.

Fixing lighting is possible in two ways:

  • Overlaid manner;
  • Built on the very ceiling.

Embedded spotlights picked up the designs with the ideas of design ceiling coverings such kind of illuminationEmbedded spotlights picked up the designs with the ideas of design ceiling coverings such kind of illumination

Surface method allows the lamps to the surface tension of the film, thus it is possible to hang any type lamps. Attach lighting equipment with embedded process falls directly to the ceiling.

Built-in installation method is more popular because it:


  1. It has a number of visual benefits;
  2. It creates tightness for lighting.

Mounting fixtures for Stretch Ceilings

Information is needed about the dimensions, features and intricacies of fastening operation of the lamp, which was selected for installation in suspended ceiling.

Mounted lighting technology is possible due to:

  • hook;
  • Special trims;
  • Cross-shaped plate.

Installation of lighting on the hook - the easiest and best way but would prefer just hanging chandeliersInstallation of lighting on the hook - the easiest and best way but would prefer just hanging chandeliers

The builders themselves set the hook and the mounting pad of the supply of electricity in buildings with reinforced concrete slabs. If the original location of the hook does not coincide with plans to highlight the room, you can paste it in the right place with your hands. For this perforating hole is drilled in the ceiling plate and by using dowels or anchors special hook is set.


Set the hook, you can use wooden bookmarks, which is attached to the ceiling, and the hook - to the tab.

The height of the hook, as a space from the ceiling to the tension structures must be known in advance, in order to properly fit the wiring. On the finished stretched canvas cut fixed termokoltsom place finishes hook, which hangs suspended luminaire.

Lamps, which are equipped with a special mounting plate (metal profile with pins), too, can be used in stretch ceiling systems. In this case, the ceiling mounted rail, the height of which in the end will be less than the distance from the ceiling to the tension of the film a couple of millimeters. Plate is fixed to the beam, and the lamp after tightening the tensioning structure - as is the case with the hook.

Mounting plate cruciform shape is performed in the same manner as the metal strip. With the difference that the PVC film becomes a fuser unit 5 holes (four of them for fixing the plate to the fifth most chandeliers).

 Easy to install spotlights in the suspended ceiling

Due to the design of spotlights is eliminated damage of film tensioning system temperature effects. Suspensions, which are components of luminaires, make it easy to install this type of home lighting. An abundance of affordable video training allows you to get acquainted with the stages of attachment.

Complete set for a point of light consists of:

  1. Feet rack;
  2. Rack of lamp;
  3. The tread ring;
  4. The insulating ring;
  5. Direct luminaire.

Placed spotlights a wide variety of combinations. This can be a main light in the room, and an additional functional orPlaced spotlights a wide variety of combinations. This can be a main light in the room, and an additional functional or

The basic steps for installation spotlight:

  • Prepared ceiling covering. To do this, carry out the necessary electrical communication. During this time frame can be mounted next to the tensioning system.
  • Ceiling is marked for future fixtures. For this pre-worked ideas, issued compositionally main and auxiliary light.
  • Special leg inner structure fastened to the ceiling.
  • The rack output communication.
  • This assembly is put on a protective ring.
  • Recheck the operating status of communications. (Wiring for all lamps should be connected in a parallel fashion).
  • Performed the final assembly of the tensioning system is tensioned fabric.
  • The luminaire internal system for PVC fabric wear protective heat-insulating ring, which also performs the function of the lock.
  • Web is cut within the retaining ring.
  • Connect the wires and lamp installed.

How to make lighting a stretch ceiling

Due to the design tension ceiling system can advantageously use the space that is between the ceiling and the film, for additional illumination. To do this, taking advantage of LED strip.

When you turn off the main light LED ribbon creates a special atmosphere of languidWhen you turn off the main light LED ribbon creates a special atmosphere of languid

This type lamps is mounted:

  1. From the ceiling;
  2. By tensioning the carcass profile design.

Illumination plays a role only the auxiliary light, but it looks very impressive in modern premises.

There are color variants of such illumination.

The tape is attached to the frame in the event that decorate enough room around the perimeter. To create a pattern on the entire ceiling surface, the tape need to be fixed only to the ceiling.

Quick installation of lamps in suspended ceiling (video)

It should take care of the protection film in the places where the lights are mounted, select the appropriate lamps reliably and in time to make the installation of ground under the lighting equipment.

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