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Popcorn Ceiling Removal
June 10, 2022

What You Should Know About Popcorn Ceiling Removal

Removing a popcorn ceiling can be time-consuming, and it can also leave you with a big mess. Outsourcing the job to a contractor can be a smart investment. Not only will you save yourself the hassle, but you won’t have to cover the cost of materials. We’ll go through all the steps necessary to remove your old popcorn ceilings. The old texture will be scraped away and a new texture will be applied in its place, leaving your home will ceilings that are appealingly modern. Our team will also mask the floors before we get started and clean everything up before we head out.

We’ll protect your furniture and your floors before we start scraping away your ceiling. Afterward, we’ll skim the ceiling so that you can get the modern-looking surface you’re after. There’s generally no additional expense for minor repairs to the drywall. With that said, if you need in-depth repair work, we also provide affordable drywall repair services. We’ll include this cost in the original price quote we provide you, so you won’t be caught off guard.

The earliest appearances of popcorn-textured ceilings were in the 60s. The texture remained popular for quite some time and was commonly applied to ceilings up to the 1980s. The texture was a way to conceal any imperfections on a ceiling, and it was also an easy solution. It wasn’t necessary to add more color or paint once the plaster was supplied. While popcorn ceilings seemed like an efficient solution, problems cropped up as time went on. The ceilings are hard to clean and often attract dust. To make things worse, it can be difficult to remove the textures from the ceiling if you’re not a professional.

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Safely Removing Popcorn Ceilings

We can quickly remove your popcorn ceiling at a very reasonable price point. Thanks to the efficient techniques we use, we can enhance and modernize your ceilings without causing any damage to your house. Before we get started, we’ll prepare your space so that your floors and furnishings are fully protected. After we finish, we’ll remove the popcorn texture from your ceiling, making sure that the drywall beneath isn’t damaged.

The Steps to Removing Popcorn Texture From a Ceiling

  • The cover for vents and recessed lights are removed
  • Attached fixtures and cans are covered to protect them from debris
  • Drop cloths are used to protect floors, walls, and furnishings. Entrances are sealed so that debris does not spread to other parts of the house.
  • We’ll inspect your ceilings to see if you have a paint or water-based texture on your ceiling. For water-based texture, it’s possible to dissolve the texture by applying a water-based solution. Removing ceilings that have a painted texture will be more complex, and additional drywall repairs may be necessary
  • After the texture has been completely removed, the drywall will be fully repaired. The ceiling will be sanded down so that there’s a smooth surface for primer or a new texture.
  • Paint will be applied to your ceiling so that you can achieve the look you want.
  • After the work is done, materials will be cleared away and the room will be cleaned up
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Repairing Drywall

If you have a drywall project, you can entrust it to us. Whether you’re looking to repair or replace your drywall, we’re ready to assist you. We can also apply the finish of your choosing. We’ve established an excellent reputation, and one of the ways we’ve accomplished that is by prioritizing the customer experience. When our specialists start your drywall project, you can expect the same level of customer service. If you’re planning on painting your walls, you can count on us to repair your drywall. That way, you’ll wind up with a smooth finish. We have extensive experience, and we’re dedicated to every project that we take on. If you only need minor repair work done, we won’t charge you extra to fix these problems. No matter what your project is, you’ll be impressed by our reasonable rates.

Applying Knockdown Textures

The knockdown textures we apply to ceilings look fantastic. Our team of professionals is great at what they do. Knockdown textures are a popular option, and we can apply this texture to your ceilings without any issues. After we get rid of the popcorn texture on your ceilings and apply a knockdown texture in its place, your home will look better than ever. Your space will feel more modern, and it’ll be easier to keep your home clean. In addition, we offer other types of finishes. We even offer customization options so that you can get the look you’re after. Even though our rates are very affordable, we use premium materials. You can also count on us to give you fast service.

How Long Does It Take to Remove a Popcorn Texture from Ceilings?

The amount of time the process will take will vary based on the scope of the project. The larger the space is, the longer you can expect things to take. If you’re replacing your old texture with something new, it’ll take less time than a complete remodel would. Still, it usually doesn’t take that long to remove a popcorn ceiling. The majority of projects can be completed in 1 to 3 days. Jobs that are very complicated may take longer.
We’ll work with your schedule so that we won’t get in your way while the work is being done.

Does Popcorn Ceiling Have to Be Removed By Professionals?

It can be fun to take on projects around the home yourself, and it can even save you money. However, the complexity and hazards associated with removing the popcorn ceiling make this a job best handled by professionals. Skim coating will be required in some cases. To do the job right, you’ll need to have experience with plaster.

How Much Does It Cost to Remove Popcorn Ceiling?

The total cost of removal can vary. In most cases, you’ll pay for each square foot of popcorn texture that is removed. There are additional factors, like cracks or paints, that could lead to higher costs. Hazards like asbestos could also make the project more expensive. If you want to paint over your ceiling or apply a new treatment, that could increase the cost as well. You’ll need to request an estimate to see how much your project will cost.

The Advantages of Removing and Replacing Your Popcorn Ceiling

  • With modern ceilings, more natural light will flow into your hom
  • After the popcorn ceiling is removed, patching your drywall will be much easier.
  • You’ll have fewer issues with allergens, and cleaning your ceilings will be a lot simpler.
  • You’ll enjoy having a new modern space.
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