Tips on how to glue the tiles on the ceiling

Tips on how to glue the tiles on the ceiling

12 October 2017



Tiles made of foam is a good decoration materials, work which does not require special skillsTiles made of foam is a good decoration materials, work which does not require special navykovA what is so remarkable ceilings, pasted tiles? First, under a veneer they will look like new, despite the bumps and damage capital ceiling. Second, glue the tiles on the ceiling quickly and easily. No need to have a building trades, be able to deal with specialized tools or, for example, interfere with a mixture of sand and concrete. This trim is mounted very simply.


Ceilings, pasted tiles: the advantages

The advantages pasted over the ceiling tiles include:

  • durability;
  • reliability;
  • low weight of the final structure;
  • protection against mold, fungus, lichen;
  • resistance to moisture;
  • It enhances sound insulation (especially useful in multi-family houses with noisy neighbors);
  • It is inexpensive.

Moreover, pokleit ceiling tile - is the cheapest variation of decoration and repair.

Ceiling tile is made predominantly of plastic foam. But there are options with a plastic trim. And someone did, and decided to use ceramic tiles. This is not only strong and durable, but also looks very attractive.

SLR quality ceiling tile - a modern finishing materialSLR quality ceiling tile - a modern finishing material

However, only suitable for kitchens and for bathrooms. In the bedroom, the living room or in the hall to use it - not the best solution. And it's worth it, of course, more expensive foam.


Tips on how to stick to the ceiling tile uneven ceiling

It is necessary to mention one more advantage of ceiling tiles - it can help to close the uneven ceiling, as if suspended panels. In principle, they will be installed in the same way. The first "rough" layer - a particleboard, fiberboard, plywood, QSB or a plasterboard, which is attached to the metal profile. Already the top right tile can be glued on an even keel. Offset from capital ceiling is 5-10 centimeters. In the resulting hidden niche can hide the wiring, communications, "deaf" lights and everything else.

That is, the sticky tiles will be carried out on the false ceiling. For its styling is better to use (in order of priority):

  • rough drywall - cheap, reliable, durable;
  • Particleboard - ideal for a private house;
  • Fibreboard - a cheaper option of wood rough finish;
  • Styrofoam - is used if also conducted heat and sound insulation of the room.

Tile glue directly on the profile of the frame should not be. Firstly, the contact point will be rather small, and secondly, the adhesive panel over time, simply disappear.

When installing ceramic tile is important to choose quality toolsWhen installing ceramic tile is important to choose quality tools



All the same metal profile is designed for drilling under the screws. That is why the need to create a rough ceiling.

How best to put a ceiling tile

How to place the tiles on the ceiling? Designers offer a whole lot of options, ranging from the usual, that is, an even layer, ending with a mosaic, where the size of each tile is unique. If you do everything with your hands, it is better to give preference to the first embodiment. And if you have time and desire to experiment, you can try, for example, lay tile on the diagonal or even diamond. The final choice is solely the owner of the house.

Even if the option as taping will be selected and known area of ​​the room, the tiles should buy 10-15 percent more than necessary. After all, it may be necessary to handle the edge of cloth, and if the walls are not completely flat, you have a tile and cut. And then - to put it falshstenu and also to paste tiles.

When pasting the ceiling important to consider the position of lighting and accurately find the center point of the ceilingWhen pasting the ceiling important to consider the position of lighting and accurately find the center point of the ceiling

When laying the tiles need only remember that:

  1. It is impossible to match the seam with a seam rough level (if any).
  2. Gluing better on polyurethane adhesive. Many are advised to put on wallpaper, but this is a very bad option. This adhesive is able to penetrate into the foam and wood, from which may appear swollen portions.
  3. The most reliable option of laying - a checkerboard pattern, that is, with a bevel on the floor of the cage.
  4. Plinths and other decorative elements do not support the tile. Load them in any case is not done.

If you plan to stick the tiles in several rooms, it is necessary to do them all at once. That is, first of all - anywhere to fix the profile and then create a rough level and even then glue the tiles (even if it is a different model, material and texture).

The ceiling tile glue

Having dealt with how to do packing ceiling tiles, should be considered adhesives, which are used for fastening. Polyurethane glue - the best, but it does have its drawbacks. And many manufacturers and does it produce special formulations for fixing tiles. For example, concern "Moment" produces the so-called liquid nails. Basically, it is the very basis of polyurethane, in which the components are added to prevent the drying of the adhesive. On top of all this it will be possible to paint and not be afraid that the tiles were peeled off (even after a thick layer of plaster).

better use of transparent adhesive liquid rubber base instead of liquid nails, as its consumption is significantly lowerbetter use of transparent adhesive liquid rubber base instead of liquid nails, as its consumption is significantly lower


Many more are advised to use:

  • Ekonaset;
  • Glue Titan;
  • mounting Silicone Sealant (producer - any).

Done 10-20 minutes before you need to put the tiles on the adhesive. It should not be smeared - simply applied "snake", waiting for a certain amount of time (indicated on the package) and with force pressed.

On each plate is allocated the same amount of adhesive to keep only one level.

ceiling preparation under pasting tiles

In principle, so as you can lay out the tiles and how to glue - everything is clear. Do you need to pre-cook the ceiling (if it is not necessary to align and tiles fixed to the level of capital)? Of course. The first step is completely removed the old finish. Remove the need to paint or wallpaper, putty. All this is to remove and clean the ceiling of the garbage can with the help of the steam generators. With their help it is possible to get rid of old paint. Get a full pre-maintenance.

Before pasting the ceiling tiles need to remove the old paint or whitewashBefore pasting the ceiling tiles need to remove the old paint or whitewash


Further, a flat surface is recommended to treat the primer layer or varnish, and only after that to start to fix the tiles.

You can still make a niche for mounting chandeliers, LED lamps, if they are planned. Although it is convenient to do it on a suspended ceiling. If the tile will still be applied to the sticker (glossy film), it is done after 2-3 days after curing adhesives.

Prior training is not required, if the tile is glued:

  • on bricks;
  • on concrete slab;
  • Ceiling purified by whitewash (it is also primer);
  • if the installation is carried out in the false ceiling of the timber.

How quickly glue the ceiling tile (video)

As you can see, nothing complicated to install tile no. More time and effort it takes choice and calculate the area of ​​each of the rooms where it will be used as decoration. Is it possible to fix tiles on the screws ( "flea" type)? In principle, such an option is allowed, but the sense in it, because the joints have to be plastered or covered with whitewash. And this - the extra work and additional financial costs. The simplest method - is mounted on the ceiling or suspended capital falshuroven. 

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