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Is a False Ceiling Right for Your Home?

If you have a noisy neighbour staying right above your unit like me, installing a false ceiling may have crossed your mind (Or would you knock on their doors and say your piece!). It's true that a false ceiling can help to muffle noise from upstairs, but there is always an option to try knocking on your neighbour's door and politely asking them to keep the noise down. In some cases, a simple conversation like this can be all it takes to resolve the issue. But...what if it doesn't resolve the issue? For us, we have chosen to taking the “Good Neighbour” stance, and consider spending our time and money to install a false ceiling instead. Let's have a look at the different types of false ceilings with lighting options.


False Ceiling with Cove Lighting



Cove lighting a built-in illumination is one of many forms of light that allows light to be directed to the wall. This practice not only emphasizes the fixture, but it also creates a dramatic effect. You can appreciate this particular type of light when you come across alcoves, high-up walls, recesses, ledges and above the cabinetries.


Interior designers have long used cove lighting as a versatile option for presentations. Cove lighting can create indirect light on the ceiling, which can then be reflected off wallpaper to create a more even light distribution. This is especially beneficial in rooms with high ceilings, as it can help to brighten up the space. Additionally, cove lighting can be used to create a variety of different moods and atmospheres, depending on the type of bulb that is used, and it also allows you to involve a dimming controller.


Despite having numerous advantages, cove lighting also has a number of disadvantages associated with its use. These include the high initial cost, the need for regular maintenance and the difficulty in creating an even light distribution. Cove lighting can also create glare and cause visual discomfort for some people. While cove lighting can create a warm and inviting atmosphere, it may not be bright enough for task work. In these situations, supplementary lighting may be required.


False Ceiling with Decorative Cornices



False Ceiling with decorative cornices is a great way to add beauty and contour to your ceilings. They are easy to install and come in a variety of styles and colours to match any décor. This decorative element serves a functional purpose by creating a visually appealing transition from wall to ceiling. The style of cornice can range from sleek and modern to ornate and baroque, making it a versatile design element that can be adapted to suit any aesthetic. With so many possibilities, it's no wonder that cornices are a popular choice for adding character and interest to any room.


False Ceiling with L Box Design



L-box ceiling design is a great way to accentuate the overall room area and for those who can’t live without an air conditioner, this false ceiling design would need less electricity to cool the space. It accelerates the cooling process by allowing the air to circulate more freely. This makes it a great option for those who want to save money on their energy bills. For minimalist lovers, the best option is the L-box false ceilings. The L-box gives the space an immediate aesthetic attractiveness effect and projects a spacious roomy environment. It has been designed to be easily installed and to provide excellent sound and heat insulation. The L-box is an ideal way to create a modern and stylish look in your home.


False Ceiling with Recessed Lighting



If you're looking for a way to highlight objects and art pieces in your home, false ceiling with recessed lighting is a great option. Not only does it add a touch of elegance to your space, but it's also a functional way to improve the lighting in your home.

Recessed lights within the false ceiling are spaced throughout, thus providing more coverage and can light up every corner of the room uniformly. The main advantage of recessed lighting is that it does not take up any floor or table space. Another advantage is that recessed lighting can be used in conjunction with other types of lighting to create a desired effect. Recessed lights are commonly applied in kitchens, living rooms, and bathrooms design instead of bedrooms.


False Ceiling With Single Bar Cove Light



When considering a false ceiling for your home, one important factor to keep in mind is the amount of space it will take up. A false ceiling with single bar cove lighting is a good option for those who want to save on space or for smaller floor area units. It is easy to install and allows flexibility for other lighting designs or the installation of a ceiling fan.


In conclusion, among the above options, the false ceiling with cove lighting design provides better sound insulation and is the best option for those who are looking for a more peaceful environment. This option is also more aesthetically pleasing and can add value to your home.


We went for the false ceiling cove lighting design. How about you, what would you do? Feel free to comment!

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