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Barrel Ceiling - Installing a Barrel Ceiling

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Installing an Barrel Ceiling

How to ceiling - making a barrel ceiling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How To Ceiling:  Barrel Ceilings

  1. The first step is installing an arch.  We've got a detailed description in our Arches pages.
  2. Make sure you have a level line at the drop point.  If you would lie, we can supply a metal guide track that will help ensure your halways stays straight and level.
  3. Start at one end of the hall or room or work your way through to the other end.

Important Notes:

  • ALWAYS WORK FROM THE BOTTOM TO THE TOP
  • There may be an overlap or gap of up to 1" between the two half-arches. The final appearance of the arch will not be affected.
  • For even easier installation on wood framing, Fast Arch has designed a double-faced magnetic hammer.  A 3/4" roofing nail can be driven through the arch nailing flange and into the wood with a single stroke.  This tool allows even very large arches to be installed by a single person and speeds installation time.  For more information on this tool and its availability, please call us.

A Gallery of Barrel Ceilings

Clicking on any of the images will bring up a larger version.

At Fast Arch of America, we make many different types of ceilings. Explore our Recessed Ceiling Domes, Oval Ceiling Domes, Fancy Groined Ceilings and don't miss our gallery of Cathedral and Specialty Ceilings.  If you can dream it, we can make it!