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What are Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics?

Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics are a revolutionary concept in suspended ceiling décor.  No longer will you have to go to the added expense of lowering unsightly sprinklers below the tile, because Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics have revolutionized the ceiling industry with our drop-out feature, allowing ceiling panels to be installed below the sprinklers.

Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics are a polystyrene panel, so lightweight that you no longer have to use heavy-duty T-systems.  They are designed to add beauty and warmth to any room, while at the same time providing substantial cost and savings.  Choose from 2×2 or 2×4 lay-in or revealed edge panels that will fit any standard ceiling grid.

A decorator’s dream   

Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics are revolutionary because, not only can they help you save money, but you can do it all without sacrificing beauty.  Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics will allow you to carry your decorating scheme throughout the entire room.  The rich textures of Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics combine to create a unique decorating experience – a decorator’s dream!

Save $$$$ on installation

In a new or renovated structure, Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics will save you money on installation:

  • NO Cost of extension piping or labor to install;
  • NO Cost of expensive plated hardware or labor to install;
  • NO Cost to cut holes in panels for sprinkler heads;
  • NO Heavy duty “T” systems needed due to Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics’ Light weight.

In fact, by not lowering sprinkler heads below the ceiling.Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics can save you up to $.40 per square foot on a renovated ceiling, and approximately $.15 per square foot on a new ceiling.

Therefore, on a 50,000 square foot ceiling, your savings could range anywhere from $7,500 to $20,000!

R-factors of 3 to 4 highest of any standard thickness ceiling panel available

Insulation and R-values are important factors when choosing a suspended ceiling, due to the amount of money that is often lost on inadequate insulation.

If you install Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics, you are making a decision that will save you money for years to come.  By installing a drop-ceiling, you are reducing the area required to heat or cool.  Our Drop-Out Ceilings have an R-factor ranging from 3 to 4, depending on the thickness of the panel.  (They are available in thickness of 3/4” and  1”.)  THIS IS THE HIGHEST INSULATING VALUE OF ANY STANDARD THICKNESS CEILING PANEL MADE.  These two factors combine to lower your heating and cooling cost year round.

Explore the new technology of Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics have used the latest innovations in technology to change the ceiling tile industry forever.
Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics can be distinguished above other ceiling tiles in three important ways: First, this ceiling tile is listed in the Factory Mutual Insurance Company Approval Guide. We meet the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association Book of Codes and Standards. Secondly, Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics save you money because you don’t have to install those unsightly sprinkler heads below the ceiling panels, as in outdated ceiling systems, And thirdly, because the sprinkler heads are not exposed, Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics have a clean crisp, beautiful appearance. Take a look at the picture below and judge for yourself.

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Compare the features of Drop-Out Ceilings by Somerset Plastics

  • No lowering of unsightly sprinkler heads
  • High R-value
  • Lower heating and cooling cost
  • Will resist water-staining and mildew
  • Lower installation costs
  • Lighter in weight, eliminating heavy-duty T-systems
  • Fits all standard grid systems
  • Complies with all FDA Regulations
  • Contains no ozone depleting chemicals (ODCS)
  • Approved by Factory Mutual Research (FM approval Standard 4651)

All this without sacrificing any of the beauty or quality you deserve!

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