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Old 07-10-2011, 08:11 AM   #1
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Anyone Have Experience Of Barrisol Ceilings?


We have Barrisol Ceilings in our Pool Spa and Gym areas and we are having lots of problem with them.

Primarily it has torn in lots of places and although they say it is maintenance free and is designed for pool areas, it has become marked/stained by pool chemical. Although the ceiling failed after just 3years and Barrisol say in their literature that it is guaranteed for 10 years, they are trying to get out of it, by saying it is an installation issue.

The ceilings were all installed by a Barrisol agent in the UK, who has since gone bust. All their correspondence has the Barrisol branding all over it, and all works were conducted under the understanding that they were acting on behalf of Barrisol who recommended them.

The only reason we went with Barrisol was because of the guaranties and claims they made.

The ceilings look very shabby and need complete replacement, which currently Barrisol seem unlikely to carry out under the terms of their warranty.

Has anyone else had experience of Barrisol ceilings/Barrisol?

Any advice, better products or suggestions?


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Old 07-10-2011, 09:35 AM   #2
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Re: Anyone Have Experience Of Barrisol Ceilings?


What is a "Barrisol", ceiling?

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http://www.barrisolusa.com/
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Looks like a big PITA.
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Just a quick update to the Barrisol saga.

They have agreed to replace the material FOC if we pay for installation; but we can only use Barrisol agents, and they are all quoting the same price after they have spoken with Barrisol in France (how very strange). The original installation including materials and labour, cost less than the quotes we are getting just to replace the material. They are asking well over 400 per hour to install the ceilings based on their estimate of three days (three days, with the right tools and experience of the product)!! We took a section down ourselves and refitted it in less than an hour and a half; we have six sections to replace thats about 9 hours work. We have no experience or special tools.

We are going to have to persue Barrisol through the courts to get our money back. We are going to replace the Barrisol with a real ceiling that doesn't fail after three years, and anyone can repair when and if it needs it.

In summary, avoid Barrisol, they are crooks.


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nice to see an original post author, return and post a follow up!!
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I know this is an Old Post, but a good friend of my is a certified installer and he been doing this for a while now since Barisol product hit the USA and does a lot of them in residential and commercial projects.

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