Advantages And Disadvantages Of 9 Types Of Home Ceilings

by Linda Hallman

advantages and disadvantages of 9 types of home ceilings

The type of house ceiling is a lot of variety and each type has its own advantages and disadvantages. You already know the advantages and disadvantages of the ceiling you chose?

This wide range of ceiling types makes it easy for users to choose the best option that is tailored to the overall design of the house.

Especially for those of you who love to explore in the design of the house, certainly do not want to ' look at the ceiling of your house boring?

Moreover, the building ceiling is one of the important elements for the interior decoration of your house, so choose it can not be recklessly.

Curious? Let's look at the advantages and disadvantages of 9 types of home ceilings as well as the latest prices in 2020 below.

1. The ceiling of gypsum

the ceiling of gypsum

The type of gypsum ceiling is the most widely used by the community to complement the interior of the modern house or semi-modern house.

Minimalist ceiling Model is widely chosen because of the ease of operation and ease of getting it anywhere.

In addition, Gypsum ceiling is a lot of selected because the price is relatively cheaper with a variety of skeletal materials such as wood and metal.


1. Faster work

2. More neat results

3. Diverse Models and designs

4. Available multiple chassis material options


1. Not waterproof

2. Material is less durable

2. Plywood Ceiling

plywood ceiling

Long before people knew the base, the plywood ceiling was the most preferred choice thanks to the many advantages and conveniences it has to offer.

This plywood ceiling is made of plywood with commonly used thickness ranging from 3mm to 6mm.

In terms of price, plywood ceilings are still fairly inexpensive and the stock is also easy to get.


1. Price is still quite cheap

2. Easy installation

3. Can be used as a focus


1. Less waterproof

2. The connection will be visible

3. Must be repainted frequently

3. Wood Ceiling

wood ceiling

Wooden or lamber ceiling is often a type of ceiling made of processed wood and the form of sheets measuring 1 x 9 cm.

Furthermore, the wood sheet is dried so that the moisture content is shrinking so that when installed it will not undergo the depreciation process again.

Wood ceiling display is very elegant because in the process of finishing, the wood is polished with natural colors of wood to make the appearance more natural.


1. More artistic look

2. Will not shrink when installed

3. Suitable for modern home-themed homes


1. Work longer and harder

2. Price more expensive than the ceiling of the.

4. Metal Ceiling

metal ceiling

Metal ceiling making materials are thin metal slabs that are processed by embossed and printed in various carving motifs.

After that, the printed and carved material is made with the oil finishing and color variations.

Metal ceiling is generally chosen because the material is anti-water is also anti-termite so stronger and more durable.


1. Waterproof

2. Stronger and more durable

3. There are various carving motifs


1. Work is not easy

2. Relatively expensive price

3. Options must be adjusted to the House shape

5. PVC Ceiling

pvc ceiling

PVC ceiling is made of the same material for the manufacture of water pipes, namely Polyvinyl Chloride.

This PVC material has been known to be very durable because it has high durability against water, fire, and also termite attack.

PVC ceiling is chosen because of its strong material, very lightweight, and also available in various color choices and various motifs.


1. Lightweight Material

2. Higher resistance to water and fire

3. Will not be attacked termites

4. Multiple color options available


1. Prices are still relatively expensive

2. Can not be repainted and must be replaced recently

6. Eternit or asbestos

eternit or asbestos

Plasic ceiling is a ceiling that looks more like a wooden ceiling but in terms of quality similar to the ceiling of the of the...

Plasic ceiling material is usually made of asbestoses fib-re so it has good enough durability against various natural disorders such as water and fire.

However, this material is no longer recommended because it has a big risk in health such as respiratory disorders to cancer.


1. Easy worker Process

2. Durability is durable and strong

3. Waterproof and fire

4. Easy to disassemble pairs


1. Health endangerment

2. Easily cracked and broken materials

7. Ceiling GRC

ceiling grc

Ceiling GRC or Glassfiber Reinforced Cement is a ceiling made of material that is very similar to its characteristic with eternit material.

The distinguishing ceiling of the GRC from the eternites is the usually larger and wider size of about 120 x 240 cm.

Although the durability is good enough for water and fire, but unfortunately, the material is quite fragile and the installation is quite difficult.


1. Resistant to water and fire

2. More Luxurious design


1. Price is relatively more expensive

2. Great cost and difficult installation process

3. Easy crack Material

8. Acoustic ceiling

acoustic ceiling

The next Material is not only useful as a roof decoration because the function can also be used as sound reducer.

The type of acoustic ceiling is perfect for those who want to add a sense of calm and avoid noise and excitement in the house.

Acoustic ceilings can also be paired to buildings made of wood frame materials or metal frame materials.


1. Effective sound suppression

2. Pretty light weight

3. Easy and fast working process


1. Price is relatively more expensive

2. Supply is limited and difficult to obtain

3. Not waterproof

9. Super Ceiling

super ceiling

In addition to the above eight materials, there are still some other materials that are also suitable for home ceiling.

For example, Kalsiboard material, Hardplex, fiber flat, and also super panel.

However, these ceiling materials are very rarely used because to get them more difficult than other materials.

The advantages and disadvantages of these materials vary but generally have sufficient durability from water, fire, and also termites.

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    my bioLinda Hallman. My first interest is photography, cooking, sports, and the travel and lifestyle elements of those endeavors followed in suit. I am fascinated with capturing subtle moments within broader experiences. I think that there is a simple magic in portraying the current emotions of subject or encompassing the sheer magnitude of a landscape within a single frame.