Install Beadboard Ceiling Planks
Beadboard ceiling planks – Use beadboard panels as a ceiling, you can create an attractive and cozy atmosphere in a room. And best of all, beadboard panels are not only cheap but also easy to install. Determine how many boards of beadboard you need, with additional boards for scraps. Beadboard is usually 3 ½ inches long, 8 meters long and 5/16 inches thick. Let them dry completely before attaching them to the ceiling.
You will see the beams, if you have removed the old drywall from the beadboard ceiling planks. If you do not plan to remove the drywall, find the ceiling joists using a stud search. Run caulk lines at all joist locations. Use 4d finishing nails, hammer first board in place, starting with the grooved edge against the wall. Drill pilot holes through the plank face near the wall and nail edge to the beams.
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Hold a block of wood against the other plank’s tongue and tap it with a hammer, which falls in the groove and tongue together tightly. Nail the second element rather than just through the tongue using a nailset. Continue this method until you reach the last plank. Normally, the last plank be too wide, use a table or circular saw to cut it to the right width. Install the last plank’s not the tongue of the previous plank, drill holes and nail last plank through his face, as you did with the first plank. Finally, add your molding to trim the edge of the beadboard ceiling planks.