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With a Simple Design, Barrel Vaults Deliver a Dramatic Effect

With a Simple Design, Barrel Vaults Deliver a Dramatic Effect

With a Simple Design, Barrel Vaults Deliver a Dramatic Effect Have you ever been to Vatican City? It’s a trip that finds its way to most people’s “bucket lists,” and it’s not just for the landmark’s religious significance (although that is an obvious draw). Many people make the pilgrimage just so they can stand in […]

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Beauty and Strength By Design: The Advantage of Groin Vault Ceiling Systems

Beauty and Strength By Design: The Advantage of Groin Vault Ceiling Systems

The groin vault is the perfect design for homeowners looking to incorporate European style and structural integrity in their ceilings. Traditionally a design feature of European architecture in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance Era, this type of ceiling system made its appearance in many famous castles and churches throughout Europe. It is one of […]

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Building a Plywood Arch Versus Prefabricated Archway

Building a Plywood Arch Versus Prefabricated Archway

Do you have a home building project or remodel coming up that requires archways? Well, it is always in your best interest to examine all the possibilities that will help you complete your project on time, under budget and that will allow you to have a perfectly finished project. This is why we believe you […]

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Build A Groin Ceiling For Your Foyer

Build A Groin Ceiling For Your Foyer

One of the best places to incorporate a groin ceiling is in the entry way. Why? because it takes your standard cookie cutter entry way and transforms it into a beautiful foyer. I know what you are thinking, groin vaults are extremely hard to build on site and can cost a fortune. Well, not any […]

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Archways And Ceilings Canada: Ceilings And Archway Kits!

Archways And Ceilings Canada: Ceilings And Archway Kits!

We SELL PRE-MANUFACTURED framing kits for Dome Ceilings, Groin Vaults, Coved Ceilings, Barrel Vaults, and Archways. Our products are both affordable and easy to install – giving you a distinct advantage over your competitors. Browse our site http://canada.archwaysandceilings.com . Examine our pictures, easy installation videos and instruction sheets. You’ll see why thousands of builders, contractors, and […]

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How to build a dome ceiling for a remodel in the master bedroom

How to build a dome ceiling for a remodel in the master bedroom

Depending on the location of a master bedroom, you can easily add a dome ceiling kit to add an architectural detail to the room. The master bedroom is a great place for a dome ceiling because it is a beautiful addition to the room that will bring warmth and that special design feature that your […]

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How to build a barrel vault ceiling efficiently, affordably and perfectly

How to build a barrel vault ceiling efficiently, affordably and perfectly

Building a barrel vault the traditional way requires a considerably amount of time and materials. Normally framers would take the better part of the day cutting out a radii on a piece of osb / plywood and use 2×4’s to block in the radius pieces of plywood to the desired length of the barrel. The […]

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Half Gothic Groin Vault Arched Ceiling Kit

Half Gothic Groin Vault Arched Ceiling Kit

“If it is curved, we can make it!” When it comes to creating the perfect arched ceiling detail, Archways & Ceilings is the answer. Our motto, “If it is curved, we can make it!” We have been making arched ceiling kits since the 1980’s and have come along way since the beginning. Our customers have […]

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Archways & Ceilings Versus Traditional Framing Lumber

Archways & Ceilings Versus Traditional Framing Lumber

Five things to consider and keep in mind when comparing my quote with traditional framing lumber. 1. The Archways & Ceilings product comes delivered ready to install to your jobsite, whereas as with traditional lumber, your framer and a helper would have to spend a good part of a day cutting out radii. 2. You […]

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Archway Videos

Archway Videos

There are 3 different types of archways for a home. Soft arch, elliptical and half circle. The videos listed below will show you how to measure, install and drywall them properly. For more information on the different archways please visit: Archways And Ceilings Made Easy How to measure an archway Half Circle Arch Elliptical Arch […]

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