Stretch Ceiling F.A.Q

Q: Why haven’t I encountered Stretch Ceilings before?

A: Stretch Ceilings originated in Europe during the 1970s and gained significant popularity after the 1990s, becoming widely sought-after. Despite their prevalence, Stretch Ceilings weren’t commonly promoted in the retail market. This was mainly because they were exclusively utilized by the construction industry and interior designers, resulting in limited public awareness.

Q: What is the concept behind Stretch Ceilings?

A: A Stretch Ceiling is a type of suspended ceiling system consisting of two main components: a Track and a Lightweight Membrane. The Membrane is stretched and securely attached to the Track, creating a seamless and visually appealing ceiling surface.

Q: In what spaces can Stretch Ceilings be installed?

A: Stretch Ceilings are an excellent choice for indoor spaces that require new ceilings or replacements.

Q: How much maintenance does the Stretch Ceiling System require?

A: The advantage of the Stretch Ceiling System lies in its minimal maintenance needs. Generally, it requires no maintenance under normal conditions. However, if cleaning becomes necessary, you can easily clean it using regular household cleaning agents or soap and water. Avoid using strong chemicals or solvents as they may void the warranty.

Q: Are there various color options available for Stretched Ceilings?

A: Certainly! Stretch Ceilings offer an impressive variety of options, including over 200 colors and six finishes like Matte, Satin, Lacquer, Translucent, Perforated, and Suede.

Q: Is the Stretch Ceiling System limited to Europe?

A: No, the demand for Stretch Ceiling Systems is global, reaching across all five continents and being utilized in 120 countries, including the United States.

Q: How resistant is the « OneStretchCeiling » Membrane?

A: The exceptional resilience of the « OneStretchCeiling » Membrane is evident from its ability to hold the volume of around 26 gallons of water per 10 square feet. This durability helps protect your home from potential water damage.

Q: How easy is it to clean a « OneStretchCeiling »?

A: Cleaning a Stretch Ceiling is hassle-free during regular use and typically requires minimal attention. In case of stains, a simple household cleaning product or soap and water can effectively clean it. For glossy (Lacquer) ceilings, it’s advisable to avoid abrasive products. For more specific guidance, feel free to reach out to us.

Q: Can « OneStretchCeiling » be recycled?

A: Yes, the environmentally-friendly « OneStretchCeiling » membranes are fully recyclable, making them a sustainable choice for those who are environmentally conscious.

Q: What is the lifespan of a Stretch Ceiling?

A: Stretch Ceilings have proven longevity, retaining all their technical properties for many years. Several Stretch Ceilings have remained intact even two decades after installation.

Q: How much time is needed for installing a 200 sqf Stretch Ceiling?

A: The installation time for a 200 sqf Stretch Ceiling varies depending on the complexity of the task. However, a standard 200 sqf room can generally be completed within approximately four hours.

Q: How far below the existing ceiling is the Stretch Ceiling installed?

A: The Stretch Ceiling is typically installed 1 inch below the existing ceiling. A laser level ensures achieving a perfectly flat and uniform new ceiling.

Q: Is there airflow between the old and new ceilings?

A: Absolutely! The Track used in the Stretch Ceiling System is not airtight, allowing for some airflow between the two ceilings.

Q: Can « OneStretchCeiling » withstand high-traffic rooms?

A: Absolutely! The « OneStretchCeiling » System holds a Class I rating in the USA, meeting ASTM E84 Flame Spread Test requirements and UL criteria. The non-flammable PVC membrane ensures safe installation in high-traffic and commercial spaces.

Q: Can lights or spotlights be integrated into the « OneStretchCeiling » membrane?

A: The Stretch Ceiling System offers flexibility in seamlessly integrating various light sources. Existing light fixtures can be retained, and additional elements like loudspeakers or vents can be easily incorporated.

Q: What if something falls from the old ceiling onto the new ceiling, like paint chips?

A: The Stretch Ceiling’s easy removal and reassembly make accessing

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