How to close beam on ceiling

How to close beam on ceiling

Quite often, buying the apartment or the house, on ceiling it is possible to find not squared beams spoiling all exterior of the room. Of course, it is possible to try to vytesat manually each ceiling beam and it is beautiful to decorate them. But what to do if there is a wish ideally equal ceiling? Exit one – to hide beams independently or to ask for the help professionals.

It is required to you

  • - ladder;
  • - hammer;
  • - tape measure and level;
  • - nails;
  • - thick thread;
  • - bars of 50х50 mm in size;
  • - palette and putty for drywall;
  • - wooden rails;
  • - drywall;
  • - paint;
  • - abrasive paper;
  • - moldings.


1. Hammer several nails into the lower part of the very first ceiling beam. Leave at least ten millimeters of length of nail to stick out outside. Similar make with the latest beam.

2. From the first beam to the last stretch thread, having fixed it for nails and check the received result level. Your task is to achieve flatness. In case beams are located crookedly, measure distance by tape measure.

3. Fill wooden rails on beams, thereby having achieved identical height. Beat the prepared bars to wall, be only attentive: they have to turn out at you parallel to beams and to be at the same level, but not above or below.

4. Cut sheets of drywall and beat them so that your joints surely passed on beam. Observe distance between nails in 25 centimeters. Along seams put putty and accurately level it. Press tape for drywall into putty, and on top put one more small layer and leave before full drying. Do not forget to disguise openings from nails.

5. Places of suture accurately to oshkurta special abrasive fine-grained paper. Trim ceiling on all perimeter with moldings – it will give certain highlight in your interior. And from above coat.

6. Besides, it is possible to hide beam if it is beautiful to decorate it, for example, to insert into it LED lamps of one or several flowers, to fix beam gypsum cardboard and to paint with varnish. If the beam one also divides the room in the middle, it is possible to finish beautifully it and to lay on walls.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team