Ceiling Dye – What Is It?

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“… one can as easily come across a “Ceiling Dye” as they can an “Acoustical Ceiling Coating.” At an ever increasing rate, when renovating a commercial building, architects, property owners and managers, and environmentally aware professionals are turning to acoustical ceiling restoration as an alternative to replacing the old materials with new. And, in searching […]

Ceiling Restoration in “Betterment” Terms

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“To Capitalize or not to Capitalize; that is the Question!” Decision-making in the world of business always includes consideration of two questions: (1) What the tax implications may be and (2) How to best allocate available resources. With respect to these two questions, the purpose in this article is to address the answers as they […]

Selecting a Painting Contractor

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No matter how it is done, a remodeling project is going to be an inconvenience in one way or another. And the longer it takes to complete the work, the more the intrusion there will be on normal activity within the facility being upgraded. While a dollar amount can be agreed upon, before beginning the […]

Painting Ceilings Can Save Energy

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Believe it or not, there is a direct relationship between the coating on a ceiling’s surface and the amount of light that is disbursed throughout the room. The better the light is disbursed, the less dependence there is on artificial lighting. And, the less dependence there is on artificial lighting, the less energy is consumed. […]

Acoustical Coating

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Before going further in discussing an acoustical coating, it would be best to first describe such a product and its typical application. The greatest demand for an acoustical coating is to refinish the surface of a product that has an acoustical property (it absorbs sound) and the intent is to apply this new finish without […]

Decision: Ceiling Replacement

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By: Ken Woolf The present situation is as follows: An acoustical tile ceiling is discolored from age and contamination. Lighting has been affected and the work environment is less than ideal. But before moving forward with any action, the decision should be based on a series of cost-related considerations. Decision One: Is the treatment of […]

Acoustical Ceiling Restoration

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An Attractive Alternative in Fast Track Store Remodeling Is new always better? If you are referring toothbrushes and underwear, the answer is yes. But when it comes to dealing with aged/discolored acoustical ceilings, the answer may surprise you. As compared to new tiles, and assuming the right product is used, a restored acoustical ceiling has: […]

Architects Look UP!!

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What to do With Old Acoustical Ceilings?? Generally, finished areas have walls, a floor and a ceiling. Often, while renovating, only the walls and floors are treated while the ceilings are ignored. This is a common oversight because the ceiling is the largest light reflecting surface. The darker the ceiling … the less the light […]

Ugly Ceilings

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by Ken Woolf Some questions, and better yet, some compelling answers about how to deal with aged and discolored acoustic ceiling tiles. Let’s face it. If a school is to be remodeled after many years of service, something must be done with the aged/discolored acoustical ceiling tiles. The obvious and most common response is to […]

Acoustical Ceiling Resurfacing

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By Ken Woolf Ceiling resurfacing comes into play when the old ceiling surface has aged and discolored beyond that point where chemical cleaning is affective. For purposes of this article, only ceiling surfaces that are designed to treat the acoustics in the room are intended for discussion. These ceiling surfaces may be composed of acoustical […]