You know what I am talking about. The scourge of ceilings everywhere. They were once popular, but that time has long since gone and it's not coming back. If you have this on your ceiling then it is probably dirty and peeling off in areas. So the big question is how to get rid of it.
off. Then you have an even bigger problem on your hands. That old texture mud needs to come off. There is a very simple way that pro's have been doing it for years. Simply spray the popcorn down with water and scrape it off. I demonstrate this in the video.
great. And it opens up enough area for the water to soak in so that you can easily scrape it off clean. There is another use for having the drywall knife duct taped to the shop vac hose. There is another ceiling texture that was very common. It has been referred to by a few different names including crows foot, and stomped texture. It leaves a very spiky finish that most people don't like. Using the drywall knife you can easily scrape the spikes off, leaving a nice textured look. You can check the second video for that. I know that sometimes ceilings are the forgotten area of a room, but I hope that I was able to help you bring an upgrade to a much needed area.
Author - Nathan Cox
I'm just a guy in his late 30's, well 40's now, living in the Mid-West. Just an average family guy hoping to share my knowledge and entertain a little along the way.