There is a certain allure when it comes to designing your house as if it was taken right out of a storybook. Complete with gold, silver, and bronze accents, luxurious finishes, and an elegant feel like what you could find in the very popular TV show, Game of Thrones. However, finding an affordable way to turn your home into a castle may be a little more difficult. Enter metal ceiling tiles.
Metal ceiling tiles are one option for many homeowners as it can take a dull and relatively generic space to that next level. You’ll get a balance of fantastic and wealthy without breaking the bank. Here is a look at how to make your home look like a palace with metal ceiling tiles.
Metal ceiling tiles come in an assortment of finishes, designs, and patterns. Metal ceiling tiles can also add to the overall value of your home as they are long-lasting, very durable, and provide an elegant aesthetic to your space.
Most ceiling tiles are generally made of tin-plated steel. They can come with different finishes like a bare finish, polished finish, as well as a powder coated finish.
Metal ceiling tiles can fit any Antique, Gothic or Eastern design. The first step to creating your castle is to look at your ceiling as a blank canvas in which you can envision your design and find a way to implement your chosen style.
- Classic Four Square Pattern: This pattern typically has a beveled geometric design with a repeat pattern and can be purchased as drop-in or deep drop-in tin tiles that are suitable for a standard and suspended ceiling grid. You can add a finish to the tiles if you wish or you can go for an unfinished look for this pattern.
- Fleur De Lis Pattern: This pattern is an embossed arcing diamond and floral coin design with a repeat pattern that will add a touch of elegance to any space. You also have the option of unfinished tin or transparent copper colors, or for a darker finish, you can purchase the Washington color.
- Pebble Renaissance: This pattern provides a more regal and eccentrically ornate and floral edged square design with hammered metal fill. It can be found in tin, a bronze antique transparent copper color, and a Kansas color to provide a different feeling and aesthetic.
Metal ceiling tiles come in many distinct colors that can represent a wealthier and castle-like appearance, or offer a more antique or vintage feel to the space. When you think of a castle, bronze, gold, and silver are quick to come to mind. There is also an Artisan series of metal ceiling tiles that are available in thirty-seven different patterns and include an assortment of hand finished colors.
- Vein colors include penny, copper, gold, and silver and are painted to order. They are also available in over thirty-seven different patterns and are available as nail up, drop in, or deep drop installations. Vein colors have a sense of subtelty that can be used to highlight, complement or contrast existing decor or color themes.
- Brass, Bronze, and Golds will turn any home into a palace. You can also get these tiles with an antique finish or a classical gold powder coated finish in white wash, transparent yellow gold, and white color with the inclusion of shiny gold embellishments. This adds an extra level of ornate style and design. In fact, antique look finishes actually work well in ornate settings.
- Red and burgundy colors are available for a richer aesthetic and can be found in high-gloss and antique finishes, as well as brighter red colors and hand finished burgundy and gold for a more sedated and regal look. The righer the color, the more it stands out!
- White, almond and ivory colors are available for a subtler design and include antique finishes as well as caramel and cloud color hand painted finishes for a dreamy and romantic feeling. Such lighter colors can be used for dramatic effect.
Metal ceiling tiles are relatively easy to install and do not require a lot of maintenance. They are easy to clean and can be found in an abundance of styles, designs, colors, patterns, and textures. Metal ceiling tiles are also stronger and more durable than other traditional materials and are built to last while still being able to provide easy access to a ceiling void in which wiring and conduits are found. And what’s more, they are easy to maintain and clean. You can also install an acoustic barrier behind the ceiling to provide sound insulation. Our sound dampener not only absorbs sound, but is also a fire-retardant!
If you are worried about the sounds due to the metal ceiling tiles and the acoustics, there are also options available that can help absorb, redirect, and damper the sound so there is no echo.
No matter what your design vision is, whether it is a magnificent castle with the elegant addition of beautifully finished bronze and gold metal ceiling tiles, or a more subtle and romantic aesthetic with the ivory or white options, you are sure to find what you need to make your design dreams come true.