In our free video The Basics of Suspended Ceilings, drop ceiling master Timothy Chapel gives a general overview of the various components, parts, and reasons for installing a drop ceiling. Tim has installed more than 4,500,000 sq ft of suspended ceilings. As an introduction, this video serves as a springboard into the more advanced drop ceiling videos we offer. Tim guides you through the basics that are needed to install drop ceilings, going over the various materials, ceiling grid patterns, and ceiling tiles needed for a residential or commercial suspended ceiling project. Soon you’ll be on your way to turning your unfinished basement into a beautiful finished area. There are numerous benefits which accompany a properly installed dropped ceiling. Whether you want to conceal unattractive ducts and cable wires or keep sound from carrying, this introductory video equips you with the basic understanding required to begin your drop ceiling project.