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Removing “popcorn” texture from the ceiling…


   A great way to update your home is to get rid of that ugly “popcorn” texture off the ceiling.  This DIY project makes perfect sense if you’re on a budget and like big results.  I will warn you…the change is so dramatic that you will eventually want to do the whole house.



   The secret to scraping ‘popcorn” texture is as simple as getting the right tool for the job.  The Ceiling Texture Scraper is the best tool for minimizing a mess.  Surrounding the scraper is a frame that allows for small trash bags to be attached to.  The bags collect all the falling texture and reduce the amount of debris on the floor.  


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   Soaking down the ceiling before scraping is the other secret to success. You can use an industrial strength spray bottle or even a pump up sprayer.  Covering everything in the room with plastic is the single most effective way to keep the mess under control.  Tape off open doorways to prevent any dust from traveling outside the room.

 Click here for a how-to video. 



I hope this got you thinking. Show us you’re before and after photos.




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Posted 2011-09-11T14:49:28+0000  by Kevin_HD_ATL Kevin_HD_ATL