The stretched ceiling system
originated in Europe thirty years ago. It was born out of the need for
efficiency elegance and safety and has been streamlined over the years
to become the system used today by French Ceiling.
concept is simple: A supple
vinyl sheet in a frame that can be fitted to even the most
delicate wall moldings.
- The ceiling frame
is flat and can
be installed directly on the existing ceiling. This self- locking PVC
frame keep the membrane taut. Up to 1000 sq. ft can be held in a single
- The wall frame
with an L shape will
be installed on the wall allowing the installation of acoustic or
The PVC membrane sheet is a
thick vinyl, with all the benefits vinyl offers: fire retardant,
waterproof, rot resistant. All these practical qualities are enhanced
by an “upscale” finish.. Attached to the frame it stretches flawlessly
from edge to edge giving your ceiling the most remarkable finish. The
membrane is comprised of several strips permanently welded by a
high frequency welding.
are performed by professionals only.
Our Nationwide network of highly trained installers will perform an
absolutely perfect installation each and every time.
frame: This is performed either on the existing
ceiling or the walls that enclose the room. It is an ideal solution for
lowering the ceiling to create a plenum( space) between the original
ceiling and the stretched ceiling. Acoustic and or thermal insulation
can be installed in that space
2. Clipping of the
membrane on the frame:
Once the frame is installed the
vinyl sheet is inserted into the frame using a special spatula. The
self locking “ clip in” section keeps the membrane taut.
3. Cutting of the
Any excess vinyl sheeting is cut. Only
1/10” of the frame remains visible. If desired any decorative molding
can be added.
4. Opening for light
Special custom fit openings are
created by our certified installers to allow spotlights and/or
sprinklers to be brought from the original ceiling or to create a new
lighting design for the new structure.