Popcorn Ceiling Removal

Our Popcorn Ceilings Removal service is the perfect solution to transform your space. With our expert equipment and state-of-the-art tools, we can quickly remove that outdated texture and give your ceilings a smooth, modern finish.

Transform your home today! Say goodbye to those rough and outdated ceilings, contact us now to eliminate those pesky popcorn ceilings and give your home the modern look it deserves

Benefits of Popcorn Ceiling Removal


Enhanced Lighting

Health and Safety

Easier Maintenance

Our Process Popcorn Ceiling Removal

Begin by preparing the room for the removal process. This includes moving furniture, covering floors and walls with protective materials, and ensuring proper ventilation.

Mist the popcorn ceiling with water to soften the texture and make it easier to remove. Allow the water to penetrate for several minutes to loosen the adhesive.

Use a ceiling scraper or putty knife to gently scrape away the softened popcorn texture. Work carefully to avoid damaging the underlying surface, periodically misting the area with water as needed.

Once the popcorn texture is removed, inspect the ceiling for any remaining residue or imperfections. Smooth out the surface with sandpaper or a drywall compound if necessary. Finally, prime and paint the ceiling to complete the renovation process.

Popcorn Ceiling Removal Service Questions

Removing a popcorn ceiling can be a messy and labor-intensive process, but here are general steps you can follow:

  1. Preparation: Before you begin, it’s important to prepare the area. This includes removing furniture from the room or covering it with plastic sheeting. You’ll also want to cover the floors with drop cloths or plastic to protect them from falling debris.

  2. Safety Gear: Wear safety gear such as goggles, a dust mask, and gloves to protect yourself from dust and debris.

  3. Moisten the Ceiling: Use a garden sprayer or a paint roller to apply water to the popcorn texture. This helps to soften it and make it easier to remove.

  4. Scrape the Texture: Once the texture has been moistened, use a wide putty knife or a specialized ceiling texture scraper to gently scrape away the popcorn texture. Work in small sections, being careful not to damage the underlying drywall.

  5. Repair any Damage: After removing the texture, you may need to repair any damage to the drywall underneath. This may include filling in any gouges or holes with joint compound and sanding the surface smooth.

  6. Prime the Ceiling: Once the repairs have been made and the surface is smooth, apply a coat of primer to the ceiling. This will help to seal the surface and provide a good base for paint.

  7. Painting: After the primer has dried, you can paint the ceiling with your chosen color and finish.

  8. Cleanup: Finally, clean up any debris and remove the protective coverings from the floor and furniture.

It’s worth noting that popcorn ceilings installed before the late 1970s may contain asbestos, so if you’re unsure, it’s best to have the ceiling tested by a professional before attempting to remove it yourself. If asbestos is present, removal should be done by a qualified asbestos abatement professional.

There are several tools you can use to remove popcorn ceiling texture, but one of the most commonly used is a ceiling texture scraper. Here are some tools you might consider using:

  1. Ceiling Texture Scraper: This is a specialized tool designed specifically for removing popcorn ceiling texture. It typically has a wide blade that allows you to scrape away the texture without damaging the underlying drywall.

  2. Putty Knife: A wide putty knife can also be used to scrape away the texture, especially in smaller areas or tight spaces where a larger scraper may not fit as well.

  3. Drywall Joint Knife: A drywall joint knife, also known as a taping knife, can be used to gently scrape away the texture and smooth out the surface of the ceiling.

  4. Garden Sprayer or Paint Roller: These can be used to moisten the popcorn texture before scraping it away, which helps to soften it and make it easier to remove.

  5. Plastic Sheeting and Drop Cloths: These are essential for protecting your floors and furniture from falling debris and water during the removal process.

  6. Safety Gear: Don’t forget to wear safety gear such as goggles, a dust mask, and gloves to protect yourself from dust and debris.

When choosing your tools, consider the size of the area you’ll be working on and the condition of the ceiling. It may also be helpful to have a ladder or scaffolding to reach high ceilings safely.

The cost of popcorn ceiling removal can vary depending on several factors, including the size of the area, the complexity of the job, the location, and the contractor you hire. Here are some general cost considerations:

  1. Size of the Area: Typically, contractors will charge per square foot for popcorn ceiling removal. The larger the area, the higher the overall cost.

  2. Condition of the Ceiling: If the popcorn ceiling contains asbestos, removal will require special precautions and will likely be more expensive. Additionally, if the ceiling has multiple layers of paint or other coatings, it may require more time and effort to remove the texture.

  3. Preparation and Cleanup: The cost may also include preparation and cleanup, such as moving furniture, covering floors and walls, and disposing of debris.

  4. Professional Labor: Hiring a professional contractor will add to the cost, but it ensures that the job is done safely and efficiently.

  5. Additional Services: Some contractors may offer additional services, such as repairing any damage to the underlying drywall or applying a new texture or paint finish.

It is best to get quotes from a professional in your area to get a more accurate idea of the cost of your specific project. Be sure to ask about any additional fees or charges that may apply.

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