Whats the best way to cover popcorn ceilings?

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  • Cindy Hagemann Cindy Hagemann on Jan 05, 2018
    We are currently doing one room at a time in our home - covering the ceilings with beadboard. This is our breakfast nook:

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jan 05, 2018
    https://www.hometalk.com/categories/remodeling-renovating/ceiling/popcorn-ceilings

  • Lisa Knecht Lisa Knecht on Jan 05, 2018
    It's better but messy to remove the popcorn, but the alternative is to cover with sheetrock or bead board.

  • Joh22208883 Joh22208883 on Jan 06, 2018
    The best and cheapest way to get rid of your popcorn is not to cover it up but to remove it. The fastest way to remove it is to get a spray bottle and fill it with warm water and spray a section of it to get it wet and let that soak in a little while and then take a wide putty knife and scrap it off. It will come off easily and after it is all striped off come back and paint it with any color paint you want.

    • Nancy Campbell Nancy Campbell on Jan 06, 2018
      John - I did that in several of our smaller rooms but this is the living room - dining room, kitchen and rec room. All joined together! Thanks for your info.