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Nothing false about it

False ceilings are eye-catching and provide insulation against heat because of the gap between the ceiling layers



False ceilings serve a dual role: both functional and aesthetic value.

Want to make your interior décor appealing to a visitor? Choices are aplenty. Attractive colours or patterns, decorative wall panels, furniture, show pieces, indoor plants all are elements that are considered paramount to defining the internal ambience and the overall environment.

The use of designer flooring, natural stone and carpets have turned out to be singular in making design choice. Ceilings also play a vital role within an interior space.

They offer the maximum unobstructed view in a room and thereby never fail to catch the eye.

Ceiling décor is also an important aspect of interior design and can play a vital role in defining the look and the feel of a room. A false ceiling is just one way to enhance the room's aesthetics. False ceilings, marketed by Saint Gobain Gyproc, are known to be proof against rain and water seepage.

False ceilings serve a dual purpose within an indoor space:

Aesthetics: - with the smooth surface plus possibilities of designs and patterns

Functional: - concealed lighting (through concealment of electrical wiring and light fixtures), thermal insulation and acoustics


It is no surprise that false ceilings are slowly forming an integral part of any interior design for new and old constructions.

False ceilings are suspended a few inches below the structural ceiling on a metal framework.

Though having a false ceiling may appear a slightly expensive proposition at first, it has distinct functional as well as aesthetic advantages which make them well worth the money.

On a functional note, false ceilings offer excellent insulation against heat due to the air gap between the two ceiling layers. Also due to a smaller air volume, your power bills due to air-conditioning will be reduced significantly.

On the aesthetics front, all your services like wiring, ducting and insulation can be concealed within the false ceilings. Lights can be inset into a false ceiling, which obviates the need to dust them while providing you with a clean, level surface below.

Both gypsum plasterboards and Plaster of Paris (POP) boards have been used in the construction of false ceilings in India.

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