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Ways in Removing the Texture on Your Ceiling 

There are some home owners that they would want to change the surface structure or the paint of the ceilings especially for those having popcorn style ceiling in their house. There are some reasons on why some people would not like to continue having the texture to their ceiling as they could want other colors or remove it permanently. Removing it from the popcorn ceiling could be done by your own self or you may get a professional person like the roofing contractors to do it for you. Both have their own disadvantages and advantages and some people would consider more to the budget that they’ve and the skills, too in doing this type of removing the paint.  

 Texture on Your Ceiling

It’s a good idea that you need to check the content of the textured surface of the ceiling like if this one has a mixture of the asbestos or not. Of course, you can get a sample of it and by using a kit for this, it gives you a result if the ceiling you have is composed of asbestos. As you don’t mess up with your things and stuff around the area, then you need to make sure that they properly covered with covers or move them away. If they are movable, then it would be better that you secure them in a place where it would be safe and far from any falling things and debris.  

You need to check if this one has been painted before or not yet so that it would be easy for you to know if you will use some water. You may use a sand paper as well to remove those paint or texture easily and smoothly before you spray some water so that it won’t be that very soft. It is important for your health as well to wear a mask so that you can’t inhale those smaller particles that will fall down from sanding the ceiling. If you can have a good plastic bag to catch the falling debris from the scrapping action that you are doing then it would be nice to lessen the dirt.  

Next thing that you need to do and to prepare is the tool for scrapping the remaining texture on the ceiling. Make sure that you would be very careful in doing this as you don’t want to create a damage or to break the beauty of your popcorn ceiling. It’s very tiring to do but you need to be very patient when it comes to doing this to make sure that they would have a good result after scrapping.  

After you remove everything from your textured ceiling, then it is very important you would repair any problems on your ceiling to prevent from becoming bigger. Most professional people would do sanding again to make sure that after putting some patch in there, it would look nice and plain. You can now paint it with a new color or if you want to stay this one then that would be fine not to touch anymore.