Textured ceilings were once typical in homes but have since fallen out of style. Fortunately, they’re still present in many older buildings that might be worth checking into considering their difficulty to remove.
The best way to remove popcorn ceiling
The best way to remove a popcorn ceiling is with the help of professionals. Not only do they know what they’re doing, but it’s also better for your safety! When you finally decide that enough is enough and want something new in this area - consider these factors before choosing someone else:
- The price
- The size of the project
- The materials you plan to use
- The experts you want to hire
Don’t let your popcorn ceilings get the best of you! Instead, book a free, no-obligation estimate for interior painting today.
Benefits of removing popcorn ceiling
Do you want your home to look sleek and modern? Do you plan on selling soon? If so, keep reading! Popcorn ceilings are often outdated and unattractive. They don’t even provide any insulation or soundproofing benefits that might make them worth it in some cases.
So if those reasons aren’t convincing enough for why removing a popcorn ceiling is the better option– here’s another one: they can be dangerous too! Removing old paint from an entire surface will take hours of scrubbing with harsh chemicals- which means many people won’t bother doing such a task because it would cost way more than just putting up new ceiling over the existing stuff.
The ceilings on buildings are often the first thing to start aging. The yellowing or damage can happen if there’s water exposure, so it’s best for property managers and homeowners alike to remove these surfaces rather than painting them over again since they will only cause more problems in the future.
Asbestos Popcorn Ceiling
Removing your old popcorn ceiling is a big decision, and before you get started, there are some things to think about. As mentioned earlier in this article, older homes might have asbestos or lead-containing paint that could contaminate the air if not adequately removed first. If this applies to your home- built before 1981 - it will need an inspection for these substances before any work can begin eliminating the ceilings.
If you’ve got a ceiling with lead or asbestos, professionals must be the ones that handle this situation. If not done correctly, breathing in the dust can pose serious health risks and contaminate your home even more.
The process of removing these materials will require an airtight seal to keep all harmful particles from entering back into the house once they’ve been cleared by trained specialists equipped for dealing specifically with such material. Then, after sealing off any external windows and doors (if there’s no ventilation), painting can commence without fear of hazardously decontaminating one’s own living space while still completing their project on time!
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