In what cases whitewash is used when decorating the ceilingJanuary 30, 2018
A few decades ago, whitewashing was a monopolist when decorating the ceiling, it was used everywhere - both in apartments and public institutions. In connection with the appearance of many other materials and methods of finishing, it has faded far into the background, however, in some situations it remains almost the only acceptable option.
Nowadays whitewashing is used in the following situations:
1. Decorating ceilings in rooms of minor type.Whitewashing has several indisputable advantages: it is very cheap, and very easy to apply. Moreover, the coating created by it is vapor permeable and environmentally friendly, because only natural ingredients are included in the whitewash. Proceeding from this, when any large warehouse space requires simple repair, then whitewashing is the best option for the ceiling: it is simply impossible to find cheaper material.Chalk or lime cost a penny, and if you use more expensive materials, such repairs will cost a pretty penny, because the areas of such premises are significant. In case the room to be trimmed has a high humidity, it is better to use lime, which is excellent against the formation of mold and mildew. Thus, vegetable storehouses are very often finished using whitewash and for wall covering.
2. Very high ceilings in public buildings.In such cases, the main thing is that the ceiling was white and more or less even. And what it consists of is not the main thing, because small details are not visually visible. Therefore, applying whitewash, you can save considerable money and quickly cope with the task, because the spray gun works at high speed. By the way, often in such situations not only the ceiling is whitened, but also part of the wall, applying the apron principle, where the lower part of the wall is decorated with a more sustainable material.
3. Intense grease stains on the ceiling panel.This happens when the panel is soaked with oil even at the stage of its molding, and then, which tricks are not to be applied, and spots on the top of the water-based paint still appear.In this case, the panel can be closed frame system, however, it is not a cheap pleasure, and not very applicable, if the height of the ceilings in the apartment is not verybig one. And by applying whitewash, you can both save living space and hide spots by getting a uniform white surface.
Also, whitewash can still be used in ordinary non-critical situations when cheap cosmetic repairs are required: these can be either rented apartments, or unpretentious country houses and cottages. Also often in this way are decorated with minor buildings in the garden - summer kitchens, barns, etc.