Popcorn ceiling needs touchup

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I have popcorn ceiling in bath, steam ruined some of it and I need to patch. How do I do this?
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  • B. Enne B. Enne on Sep 18, 2015
    1 st link shows product and the 2nd one shows what to do. http://www.homedepot.com/s/popcorn%2520ceiling%2520repair?NCNI-5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxJFhOtyITg
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    • Z Z on Sep 19, 2015
      @B. Enne I totally agree. I feel the same way when I do research for others here, which is why I was so frustrated when I had the problem awhile back. I'd not been on HT for months when I started having problems linking videos when I realized they had added that very nice function.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Sep 18, 2015
    go to about.com and type in popcorn ceilings. It will give you the step by step.
  • Z Z on Sep 18, 2015
    I hear the spray cans at the link from @B. Enne works very well. Friends have used it. Here's the video they were trying to share.
  • Jim L Jim L on Sep 19, 2015
    Since part of it is down, take down the rest of it. Smooth ceilings are soooo much nicer...Spray it with water, let it soak in for a few minutes and scrape, scrape, scrape...
    • Z Z on Sep 19, 2015
      @I thought about that too Jim L,but it's so messy.
  • Denise Boyce Denise Boyce on Sep 19, 2015
    If you tape your wet dry vacs extension hose to a 5 inch scrapper it gets sucked up before there is a mess. You can set the vacuum on a card table and move around the room as you need too. We did this at my sisters house. Dry method over wet if you ask me. A small vac can be got for 30 bucks.
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    • B. Enne B. Enne on Sep 20, 2015
      I've tried both...I prefer wet, but just lightly misted, not soaking. To each his own..as long as the job gets done LOL...and there is no asbestos.
  • Tish McAlcorn Tish McAlcorn on Sep 20, 2015
    Wow...that is perfect, i have been putting it off in my bathroom fore too long!
  • C.m2055443 C.m2055443 on Sep 21, 2015
    There is a spray at Lowes called "homax wall texture", all you do is spray it on the area you need to patch. It worked great for me
  • Patricia Patricia on Sep 25, 2015
    I agree with removing the rest of the popcorn. It is unsightly.
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