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Ceiling System Type Comparison Chart

 BOX BEAM SYSTEMSHALLOW BEAM KIT
DETERMINE WHICH
CEILING TREATMENT IS BEST FOR YOUR PROJECT
Full Room - Square Smooth CROPPED (1)A full room - BM Deep Creek Wall Color (2)
Budget RangeSTARTING @ Just $3950 Delivered*

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STARTING @ Just $1850 Delivered*

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Residential and
Commercial Use
YES YES
New-Construction
and Remodel Use
YES YES
Type of ApplicationPermanently Affixed
- Not Designed to be Removable or Accessible
Permanently Affixed
- Not Designed to be Removable or Accessible
Covers Existing
Ceiling Surface
YES
- Provides Complete Coverage
NO
- Except Where Components Cover
Any Size or
Shape Celling
YES YES
Coffer Size and
Shape Limitations
SHAPE - No Limitation
SIZE - Approximately 80"L x 80"W
SHAPE - No Limitation
SIZE - No Limitation
Can Be Field
Adjusted for Level
YES
- Entire System Can Be Level Set
NO
- Components Can Be Individually Shimmed
Can Be Field
Adjusted for Layout
NO
- Manufactured to a Specific Custom Layout
YES
- Components are Cut To Fit as Needed
Time to Install1 - 2 DAYS Typical
Watch Install Video
1 DAY Typical
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Skill Level & Tools
Needed to Install
SKILLS - Basic Carpentry
TOOLS - Basic Carpentry + Laser Level
SKILLS - Basic Carpentry
TOOLS - Basic Carpentry
Number of People
Needed to Install
3 Suggested (2 Carpenters + 1 Helper)2 Suggested (1 Carpenter + 1 Helper)
Fastening MethodLag Screws (included) & Finish Nails
Watch Install Video
Construction Adhesive & Finish Nails
Watch Install Video
Cutting RequiredYES
- 2 Components Only
YES
- 2 Components Only
Can Install on a
Vaulted Ceiling
YES YES
Can Install on a
Curved Ceiling
YES NO
Can Install on Walls
 
YES YES
Can Install Around
Existing Light Fixtures
NO
- Fixtures Must Be Removed & Re-Installed
YES
- Fixtures May Remain in Place
Can Install Light
Fixtures in Beams
YES YES
Can Route Wiring or
Plumbing through Beams
YES NO
Design Options
Available
CLASSIC, GEOMETRIC & BESPOKECLASSIC, GEOMETRIC & BESPOKE
Beam Type & Styles
Available
TYPE - Box-Beam (Hollow)
STYLES - Overlay & Inset
TYPE - Shallow-Beam (Solid)
STYLES - 8" Series
Beam Sizes
Available
90 SIZES
45 Overlay Styles & 45 Inset Styles
1 SIZE
1 1/2"D x 8"W
Ceiling Panel Styles
Available
5 Standard + Custom Options 2 Standard + Custom Options
Material Types
Available
9 Standard + Custom Options 1 Standard
Pre-Priming
Available
YES
- Optional
YES
- Standard on All Components
Pre-Finishing
Available
NO
- Must Be Finished On-Site
NO
- Must Be Finished On-Site
How to FinishPaint or Stain
- Depending on Material Type Selected
Paint Only
- Can be Faux Finished to Look Like Wood
Instant Online QuotingYES
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YES
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Can Be Priced
Per Square Foot
NO NO
Measurement Precision
Needed to Order
Plus or Minus 1 Inch
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Plus or Minus 1 Foot
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Manufacturing
Lead Time
4 - 6 Weeks2 - 6 Weeks
Manufacturing
Process
Custom Manufactured & Pre-Assembled Per OrderManufactured Per Order
- Can be Mass Produced for Inventory
Shipping MethodLTL Freight
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LTL Freight - 16ft Lengths
UPS/FedEx - 8ft Lengths
Weight

5 Pounds Per Square Ft
- Approximate
1.5 Pounds Per Linear Ft of Beam
- Approximate
Included in Trade
Partner Program
YES YES
Can Be Stocked for
Distribution or Resale
NO YES

*For a 12′ x 12′ Ceiling Configured with 9 Coffers