When it comes to commercial ceiling installation, experience is key. A company experienced in commercial ceiling installation will be with you from start to finish, conception to completion. They will handle design, practicality, installation and any troubles you come across. With adequate experience, companies should be able to help your business choose the right kind of ceiling for your needs and help you determine design or function. Whether you need a full drop ceiling, an open plenum ceiling with drop panels, or a USDA drop ceiling for ceilings with special needs, an experienced company can make choosing a ceiling an easy and pleasant experience.
Most commonly, business locations will use a drop acoustic ceiling that involves a suspended framework or drop ceiling grid to hold up the acoustical tiles. An experienced installer can help you determine whether a full suspended ceiling or an open plenum ceiling with baffles is more practical for your space. An open plenum ceiling keeps surface elements exposed. An open plenum ceiling will use baffles or panels to enhance acoustics when a drop ceiling is impractical or when a business wants to keep the design elements of an open ceiling.
For areas where food is prepared or there is high humidity, an experienced installer will steer you toward USDA approved ceiling panels. USDA commercial ceilings can be washed, scrubbed, and are impact and scratch resistant. They are appropriate for restaurant kitchens and gym locker rooms, or even exterior areas such as canopies over drive-thru windows. An experienced ceiling installation company can even determine if you need extra protection against rust and guide you toward a ZXLA suspension system with your drop ceiling.