Of all the finishings my spouse and I intend to put in in our residence, ceiling coverings will add the maximum impact. A tongue and groove ceiling’s rich texture and striped layout dramtically change the feeling of a room, particularly in contrast to the blank canvas of drywall.

We’re especially excited to add tongue and groove because it’s an effective way to cover our older, damaged ceilings. Our home is 90 years old, and that means crackly plaster. In a renovation job like ours, tongue and groove is an efficient means to set it and forget it.

Whether it has a natural woody end, is painted white or is combined with beams, a tongue and groove ceiling is guaranteed to define a space, work as a focal point and package a architectural punch. Where in your home would a tongue and groove ceiling make the most significant impact?

Linda McDougald Design | Postcard from Paris Home

Paired with cove crown molding, tongue and groove ceilings are an architectural showstopper.

RLH Studio

Installing tongue and groove in an old home is a wise renovation choice because it covers less-than-perfect surfaces. It also seems amazing painted in a contrasting shade.

Tim Barber Ltd Architecture

Groove and tongue combines with exposed beams on the bedroom. Painted the same color, both components are immediately incorporated.

Tim Barber Ltd Architecture

Rich brown exposed beams pop from this creamy white painted tongue and tongue kitchen ceiling.

Rethink Design Studio

Rustic, broadly spaced beams combine with tongue and groove to create the ceiling.

Having an angled tray ceiling and built in bunk beds, designer Brian Snow removal cost per square foot Boise mixed and matched with the ceiling coverings. Using tongue and groove in the bunk bed area, he defined the space.

Details a Design Firm

By investing a small amount of extra time and money, you are able to turn the ceiling into the focal point of a room. Tongue and groove ended using a high-gloss paint steals the show in this California master bedroom.

WA Design Architects

In this master bedroom, natural tongue and groove and diagonal metal bracing create a stunning cathedral ceiling.

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