Asked on Apr 15, 2019

How to take off popcorn ceiling?

Tiffany from Dream Design DIYTinyshoesDfm


3 answers
  • Dfm
    on Apr 15, 2019

    you will need to get the ceiling tested for asbestos- the popcorn ceilings are noted for it. if its clear of asbestos, wet down the ceiling with a mister and start scraping it off. put a tarp under the area you are working on.

  • Tinyshoes
    on Apr 15, 2019

    Carl...There are many videos and you might Google and take a look.

  • Hi Carl, We have scraped a few popcorn ceilings. Wear a mask for protection. Spray the ceiling with water we use one of those sprayers that you use in the yards for spraying weeds. Let the water sit for about 30-60 seconds then take a putty knife and start scraping. Its pretty easy to do its just time consuming and messy.

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