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Features & Benefits

SH Stretch Ceilings offers a versatile and flexible solution for ceiling design, with a wide range of customizable options. It’s durable, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly, making it an attractive choice for any space.

Our product is versatile and adaptable to any surface, shape, or location. Whether it’s ceilings, walls, 2D or 3D designs, from circular to sloping, our solution seamlessly integrates into any space.

Our solution provides a flawless, smooth finish that completely conceals the existing ceiling with zero imperfections.

We offer a range of lighting options, including pot lights, hanging chandeliers, and fiber optics, to name a few. In addition, we specialize in creating large-format, backlit structures that span the width of the ceiling, as well as tiles with multi-level lighting.

Our color palettes are both extensive and versatile, that include matte, reflective, metallic, and translucent finishes. Additionally, we specialize in delivering high-quality, full-color custom prints for a range of surfaces, including large-format walls, ceilings, and up to 30 unique forms.

There are two types of acoustic sheets available that can absorb and reduce the intensity of sound waves as they reflect within a room. These acoustic membranes are designed for this purpose.

It is resistant to chlorine, vapours, hot and cold temperatures, and impermeable to water, making it an effective vapour barrier.

The surface of SH Stretch Ceilings can be removed and reused, and it is 100% recyclable, including the materials used to make it.

This product is certified 100% fire and safety compliant with the National Building Codes of various countries. It has received Class 1 certification in Canada, USA, and Italy, M1 certification in France and Belgium, and B1 certification in Germany.

The stretch ceiling surface possesses potent anti-germ and anti-fungal properties that persist throughout its lifetime. This feature makes it an excellent choice for medical settings.

This material can withstand fluctuations without being affected, with a temperature range of -40°C to +60°C.

Depending on the room’s size – the installation process can be completed in just a few hours, with minimal disturbance, mess, and no need for furniture removal.

Our stretch fabric products utilize environmentally friendly materials that are non-toxic and green. They contain biodegradable components that make them both reusable and recyclable.

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We understand that choosing the right ceiling system for your home or business can be a daunting task. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help you better understand our stretch ceiling technology and its benefits. Whether you’re looking for information on installation, maintenance, safety, or design options, we’ve got you covered. 

What is SH Stretch Ceilings?2023-03-01T08:33:54+00:00

SH Stretch Ceilings technology is a two-component suspended system comprising of an aluminum perimeter track and a lightweight membrane made of stretch PVC or Canvas. This system can be used to adorn ceilings and walls, create floating panels, lightboxes, soundproofing panels, and creative 3D forms.

How durable are SH Stretch Ceilings materials?2023-03-01T08:32:36+00:00

The material utilized in our products is highly robust and can endure exceptionally heavy loads. In the event of a water leak, it can bear up to 100 liters of water on a surface area of 1 square meter without breaking. It remains stable in temperature, withstanding extreme temperatures ranging from -40 °C to +90 °C. Additionally, it will never lose its color, discolor, stain, or absorb any odors.

Are SH Stretch Ceilings fire rated?2023-03-01T08:31:37+00:00

Certainly! Our products are entirely fire-resistant and have the following ratings:

  • Class 1 fire-rated in Canada, USA, and Italy.
  • M1 fire-rated in France and Belgium.
  • B1 fire-rated in Germany.
  • Class 0 fire-rated in Great Britain.
Are SH Stretch Ceilings products safe to use?2023-03-01T08:30:37+00:00

SH Stretch Ceilings and surface systems are completely safe to use as they meet all health, safety, and building codes. They are 100% fire-resistant, and for smoke clearance, SH Surfaces come with 10mm perforations available in all colors. All safety equipment like sprinklers, surveillance cameras, exit signs, and technical equipment can be easily incorporated into all our surface coverings. Additionally, our products are free from Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Cadmium, and Bisphenol A (BPA). SH Stretch Ceilings and Surfaces are static-free, hypoallergenic, and repel particulates, making them ideal for people with allergies. We have obtained non-toxic certifications from the United States Testing Company Inc., Biological Services Division, and International Maritime Organization (IMO). Our surfaces are also completely anti-microbial, anti-fungal, and will never collect mold or bacteria, making them perfect for use in the food and beverage industry as well as the medical industry.

What is the lifespan of ceilings and wall coverings?2023-03-01T08:28:37+00:00

Our SH Stretch PVC, Canvas, and Translucent Wall Coverings have a long lifespan of 50 to 70 years, and we offer a 15-year Manufacturer’s Warranty for these products. They are known for their durability, and they can be easily removed and reused. We also provide a 1-year Manufacturer’s Warranty on our installation services for these products.

What are the benefits of stretch ceiling and surfaces?2023-03-01T08:27:13+00:00

SH Stretch Ceilings offers a multitude of benefits, including:

  • Creating a smooth, beautiful surface that can transform and decorate any space.
  • Quick and easy installation without the need for extensive preparation of the ceiling or wall surface.
  • Endless design possibilities, from multi-level lighting to arch or dome-shaped ceilings.
  • A wide range of over 280 colors, textures, and finishes to choose from, including custom printed and CNC cut options.
  • Long-lasting durability: colors do not fade over time, and stretch membranes will not peel, flake, stain, crack, or develop algae, mold, or mildew.
  • 100% fireproof, waterproof, anti-microbial, hypoallergenic, and dust-free.
  • Strong enough to hold up to 100 liters of water per square meter, in case of leakage from above.
  • Excellent noise-blocking capabilities, absorbing up to 70% of external noise and improving room acoustics.
  • Neatly hides unsightly electrical wires, water pipes, alarm fittings, and unfinished ceilings.
  • Consistently stretched and will return to its original shape after any tension or distortion is applied.
Where can SH Stretch Ceilings be used?2023-03-01T08:25:42+00:00

Our technology is versatile and can be used in a wide range of interiors, such as commercial spaces, residential homes, swimming pools, children’s rooms, hotels, spas, automotive showrooms, recording studios, hospitals, entertainment centers, restaurants, airports, special events, tradeshows, and more.

Do SH Stretch Ceilings require any maintenance?2023-03-01T08:24:44+00:00

Maintenance is not required for SH Stretch Ceilings as it is self-deodorizing and does not stain or collect dust. Cleaning can be done with regular household cleaning agents or soap and water, if needed.

I have a popcorn (stucco) ceiling. Do I need to remove it before installing SH Stretch Ceilings?2023-03-01T08:23:24+00:00

No preparation is required from our customers for SH Stretch Ceilings installation. Our team attaches the perimeter track to the wall below the existing ceiling, leaving a gap of 0.5″ to 1″. The process is quick, easy, and covers the existing surface without the need for scrubbing or leveling.

How is SH Stretch Ceilings Installed?2023-03-01T08:22:10+00:00

Our certified and licensed SH Stretch Ceilings installers follow 2 simple steps for installing all of our products:

  1. Attach the profile around the perimeter, either to the walls or walls and ceiling.
  2. Heat, stretch, and insert the stretch surface membrane into the profiles.
How long does the installation of SH Stretch Ceilings take and is it destructive?2023-03-01T08:21:08+00:00

Our installation process is quick, efficient, and mess-free, with minimal disruption to your space. You don’t need to move furniture out of the room, and a 100-square-foot room typically takes only 4-5 hours to install.

Can SH Stretch Ceilings be used as an acoustical product?2023-03-01T08:20:15+00:00

For optimal auditory comfort, our SH Acoustic surfaces absorb up to 70% of noise. Sound waves penetrate the perforated holes in our acoustic sheets, and air in the pores offers resistance, partially transforming sound waves into heat energy. Additionally, air between the existing ceiling and acoustic membrane provides extra resistance. We offer two types of acoustic sheets. For more technical information, please contact W.Zagaja@gmail.com.

Over what surfaces can SH Stretch Ceilings be installed?2023-03-01T08:18:06+00:00

Our stretch ceiling material can be applied to virtually any surface, regardless of whether it is finished or unfinished. In certain instances, our material can even replace the need for drywall entirely.

What happens to existing ceiling or light fixtures when SH Stretch Ceilings are installed?2023-03-01T08:17:07+00:00

Our stretched membrane ceiling allows for the reinstallation of existing ceiling and light fixtures after installation. Chandeliers, ventilation systems, sprinklers, cameras, and speakers can be securely attached to the framing through the stretched ceiling membrane.

What kind of temperatures can SH Stretch Ceilings withstand?2023-03-01T08:16:02+00:00

Stretch ceilings can withstand temperatures ranging from -40°C to +90°C without any alterations to the membrane.

At what stage of renovation should SH Stretch Ceilings be installed?2023-03-01T08:15:13+00:00

For optimal results, we recommend SH Stretch Ceilings be installed in the final stages of your renovation. The attachment surfaces where aluminum profiles secure should be fully finished and painted. Ensure any insulation, wiring, structure, ceiling, and light fixtures are in place if stretch surfaces replace drywall or gypsum. Our master electricians handle electrical and wiring for SH Stretch Ceilings Lighting Solutions.

What is the Manufacturer’s Warranty on SH Stretch Ceilings?2023-03-01T08:13:37+00:00

At SH Stretch Ceilings, we provide a 15-year Manufacturer’s Warranty on all surface materials and a 1-year Manufacturer’s Warranty on all installations. You can trust our products and installation services for long-lasting, quality results.

Can Stretch Ceiling and Surfaces be damaged? Is it fixable?2023-03-01T08:12:20+00:00

The stretch ceiling product is vulnerable to punctures from sharp objects. Repairs may be possible depending on the extent of the damage. However, in severe cases, a partial or full re-installation may be necessary for the ceiling or wall.

Why should I choose SH Stretch Ceilings?2023-03-01T08:11:28+00:00

Our experienced team offers a wide range of SH Stretch Ceiling services, leading stretch ceiling technology across North America. Choose us for competitive pricing, a large selection of colors and finishes, energy-saving and fire-rated benefits, fine art quality prints, professional installation, and long-term warranties. We’re committed to outstanding design and your satisfaction.

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