What is a Barrel Vault Ceiling?
A barrel vault is the simplest form of a vault created from a single continuous archway. These beautiful curved ceilings are comprised of 3 basic measurements: Length, Width, and Rise.
Length: The distance from one end of the barrel vault to the other end.
Width: The span of the barrel vault
Rise: The drop of the arch as measured from the apex of the arch to the lowest point it encounters.
Note: The rise is very important because this will ultimately dictate the style of your barrel vault. Archways and Ceilings Made Easy offers 3 types of styles:
1. Soft Arch
2. Half Circle
Each style has its own unique design element so visit the Archways and Ceilings Made Easy website to view photo galleries of the different styles of barrel vault ceilings to see which one best suits your application!
For more information, click to see Barrel Vault instructions here.