Styrofoam Ceiling Tiles with Fresh Paint
Styrofoam ceiling tiles – Floating Styrofoam ceiling is low cost while providing good sound and heat insulation. Unfortunately, Styrofoam ceiling is not always leads to a room’s overall aesthetics. If you want to update your Styrofoam ceiling with fresh paint, you must use the right supplies. Some types of paint contain solvents that attack polystyrene, causing it to bubble and melt.
Create an A-frame ladder during your Styrofoam ceiling tiles. Remove the ceiling tiles. Bits of polystyrene are usually not attached to the ceiling frame in any way. Ceiling tiles can be removed by lifting them upwards then rotating panel until it fits through the open hole. Move the steps needed to comfortably reach each plate. Does not risk tip off the side of the ladder to reach a part of the roof?
Place the panel’s side up on a large plastic sheet. Roll acrylic emulsion paint on the panels with a medium nap roller. Acrylic paints are available on some hardware stores and almost all art supply stores. Acrylic resin emulsion paints are safe for use on Styrofoam. Other colors injury Styrofoam surfaces. Apply a second layer if necessary after two hours. Acrylic emulsion often covers only one layer, but you may need an extra if there are any bare spots. Replace Styrofoam ceiling tiles after the last layer paint has dried for 24 hours.