Asked by: Selena Gering
asked in category: General Last Updated: 13th January, 2020

How do you get rid of spiky ceilings?


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Also, why do ceilings have spikes?

Dust. Smooth ceilings don't collect as much dust as popcorn ceilings because of the flat surface. Because a popcorn ceiling has a rough surface, dust will attach itself to the bumps and ridges, which makes keeping it clean difficult.

Similarly, does removing popcorn ceiling increase home value? That said, the value gained by removing a popcorn ceiling does increase considering buyers' expectations for homes of a certain size and in a certain price range. Schutte estimates that removing a popcorn ceiling would add $25,000 to $35,000 in value for a large estate executive home.

Similarly, it is asked, how do you remove texture from a plaster ceiling?

Saturate a small, manageable area of the ceiling with water. Allow the water to soften the texture for a few seconds and then scrape it off with a 3-inch, beveled edge putty knife. Don't force the texture off. Spray stubborn areas with more water and scrape again.

How do you smooth out a ceiling?

Smooth out that textured ceiling with elbow grease.

  1. Lay drop cloths on the floors and secure them to the walls.
  2. Do everything in 4-foot sections.
  3. Scrape the water-soaked texture off the ceiling, using the floor scraper.
  4. Continue to scrape in 4-foot sections until all the texture is gone and the ceiling feels smooth.

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