The car ceiling or "headliner" is the material that covers interior of the car's roof. Common problems of headliners are sagging, or simple deterioration with age, and may require repair or restoration. There are two headliner designs, bow and board, and each have their own unique problems:
- These are commonly seen on classic vehicles. As the ceiling material ages, it may get holes or the thread holding it together may deteriorate. Generally, it's impractical to repair a bow headliner and completely replacing it is the way to go. Reproduction of original headliner materials is available on the market, so should a complete replacement be required, your car will still have as original an interior as possible. Common in cars up until the mid-1970s, bow headliners consist of sections of cloth or vinyl that have been sewn together and suspended from metal rods across the underside of the car roof.
- Common problems with the board headliner are sun damage along the edges, and the drying and disintegration of the foam used in the headliner backing. The result is sagging, which not only looks shabby but can also block vision and cause danger while driving. While the headliner may sometimes be glued back in place, the usual remedy is to replace either the headliner material or the headliner board. No matter what type of headliner your vehicle requires, we can fix it with quick turn-around time. Have a sun roof? No problem!