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What is a house beam?

Construction house beam are horizontal, weight-bearing supports that bridge an area. Along with posts and columns, which are the beams’ vertical counterparts, they support the structural integrity of all sorts of buildings.

In homes, you’ll find beams in walls, floors, ceilings, roofs, decks and garages.

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The purpose of house beam

Beams support the weight of a building’s floors, ceilings and roofs and to move the load to the framework of a vertical load bearing element.
well it maybe important for the construction but it’s not a pretty look when it shows inside you room.

Usually, A drywall cover makes the beam virtually disappear into the ceiling, making it look more like a soffit than a beam. Secure the drywall directly to the beam, tape and cover all the nails and corners.


Add texture Paint with drywall mud to match the ceilings and walls. When dry, paint the beam to match the ceilings and walls.

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two, False ceilings, You can use cut work/ jaali wooden panels on the beam to cover it. Try to match the color of jalli with other furniture color.

To make a feature of the beams you have in your living space draw attention to them. A simple and elegant way of achieving this is to use them for mounting lighting. Wooden beams are great place to install recessed spot lighting

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Corrugated Tin

Installing a corrugated tin ceiling is a unique way to get a minimalist/industrial vibe in a room. The metal is attached directly to the ceiling joists with screws and is easy to maintain.

Installing a corrugated tin ceiling is a unique way to get a minimalist/industrial vibe in a room. The metal is attached directly to the ceiling joists with screws and is easy to maintain.

Ceiling Tiles for a Drop Ceiling

If you don’t mind the ceiling looking like a commercial building, a drop ceiling is an economical coverup. The project involves installing a grid system and placing ceiling tiles into the openings. It’s not a difficult project if you know how to use a level, and it’s much more economical than most other methods.

Panel and Faux Beam Ceiling

Another relatively simple way to change the appearance of your ceiling is to install a panel and beam ceiling. The beams are not actually structural—they’re simple boxes installed to create the illusion.

Tin Ceiling

n the 1920s it was popular to cover ceilings with copper or tin ceiling tiles and wood molding, giving them an elegant look. Modern metal ceiling tiles are installed using an adhesive compound. There are many styles available so you can create a unique look you’ll love.

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Tongue and Groove Ceiling

You can install a tongue-and-groove ceiling to hide a nasty ceiling in your room. Installing a tongue-and-groove ceiling is a somewhat slow process, but it is possible for a single person to do the job without help. This style is also one of our favorite patio ceiling ideas.


Surface-Mount Ceiling Tiles

Surface-mount ceiling tiles are easy to install. The grid for this system is much easier that the drop-ceiling grid,


and the tiles attach directly to the grid. This is another project that can be done by one person, and in most cases, the tiles that go into place can be easily cut to size using scissors.


PVC Tiles

Installing PVC ceiling tiles follows the same process as installing a conventional drop ceiling. PVC plastic tiles come in 24 inch x 24 inch sections and unlike regular drop-ceiling panels, the PVC panels are waterproof.



Paneling was very popular 50 years ago and when it fell out of favor, people removed it or covered it up. Depending on the look you’re after, paneling over an ugly ceiling is still a viable option. Be sure to take into account the weight of the paneling. You’ll need solid framework to attach the paneling to. These pointers on scribing may come in handy, too.


Beadboard Panels

Beadboard panels are an efficient, economical way to get that popular tongue-and-groove, porchy look to cover up an unattractive ceiling. Compare wood and vinyl options and choose the one that best suits your budget and DIY aspirations. One of our favorite ideas for this material is covering popcorn ceiling with beadboard.

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now a days, exposed beams are trends,
Painted beams can create a stunning look in a contemporary style home. Imagine the airy feeling created by white walls paired with painted white beams in a vaulted ceiling. … Steel beams, interspersed with exposed ductwork, can create the currently trendy industrial look.


Ceiling beams are a popular home decor element in many homes today. They largely stem from rustic designs; however, they can be incorporated with many design styles. Wooden beams can be added to contrast with a cold, clean look, or it can accentuate an already warm design style

Written by: Delight Interiors