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Simplifying Groin Vault Construction with a Groin Vault Ceiling Kit

A groin vault ceiling is one of the most popular and beautiful ceilings found in today's custom homes. However, the traditional construction method required to construct this type of ceiling called for a great deal of skill, time, and material. Furthermore, even those carpenters who have the skills necessary to frame this ceiling either refuse or charge such an outlandish price that it becomes impractical to entertain. Thus, this type of ceiling has been left to the upper echelon of homes.

However, this is no longer the case. Groin vault ceiling kits from Archways & Ceilings now allow a builder / contractor to add these to their homes quickly, easily, and affordably.

framing of a groin vault ceiling system

How quick is it to construct a groin vault ceiling kit from Archways & Ceilings? A groin vault constructed traditionally on site takes 10 times longer than using an Archway & Ceiling’s groin vault kit. For example, an 8’-0” by 6’-0” groin vault would normally take two experienced carpenters two full days to construct when you include the prep work, laying it out, scribing the hips, cutting the blocks, and assembling. However, when using an Archways & Ceilings groin vault kit, the construction process is simplified tremendously, and all that is needed is two framers one hour to install.

How easy is it to install a groin vault ceiling kit from Archways & Ceilings? The need for high end skilled framers is not required. As long as the framers can paint by number, read a plan drawing, and use a nail gun, then construction will be a breeze. In fact, we have had several handy DIYers successfully install our groin vault ceiling kits. It is really that easy! See for yourself. Watch the following installation video.

How affordable is it to construct a groin vault ceiling kit from Archways & Ceilings? For example, an 8’-0” by 6’-0” groin vault ceiling kit from Archways & Ceilings costs $504.95. If this ceiling was to be built traditionally, then the cost would consist of $250.00 of material and a minimum of $500 dollars in labor. You do the math!

With Archways & Ceilings it is now possible Mr. Builder or Mr. Contractor to add these beautiful groin vault ceilings to your homes. This could be your next competitive advantage. As more and more homeowners are expecting more and more from their builder, what are you doing to set yourself apart? A beautiful groin vault made quickly, easily, and affordably could be your next meal ticket.

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Editor's Note: This post was originally published in February 2010 and has been completely revamped and update for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
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