Premier Interior/Exterior Painting and Popcorn Ceiling Removal Team in Royal Palm Beach
Due to the many apartments and houses that have Knockdown texture, it is often called California texture. It takes two steps to create a knockdown texture. Spray the texture onto the surface. Let it dry for a few moments. Use a trowel or drywall knife to flatten or knock down the texture.
It is a good idea to practice spraying textures on scrap drywall or cardboard. This is especially true for knockdown textures that require troweling. Before using the trowel, ensure it is clean and free from rust. Otherwise, contaminants could get to the surface.
Wellington Pro Painters & Popcorn Removal Knockdown texture produces flat, broad splotches. This texture is deeper than orange peel and can be touched lightly without causing damage. Knockdown texture is similar to stucco, but it’s smoother.
This product is best for walls. It covers approximately 75 square feet. This is around 9 feet of the wall.
Popcorn, also known as cottage cheese or acoustic texture, is the best ceiling texture to dampen sound.
While it is not soundproofing (soundproofing slows sound transmission from room to room), the popcorn texture can soften the sound in the room.
Popcorn texture has high peaks and low valleys. This texture is also the most delicate. When applied heavily, popcorn texture can look a lot like cottage cheese.
This product is ideal for ceilings and covers approximately 80 square feet per can. A square ceiling is approximately 9-foot by 9.
Although popcorn ceilings were standard in homes a few decades back, they can be detrimental to the home’s value because they are so old-fashioned and attract spiders.
Popcorn ceiling removal can be a messy and time-consuming process. Hiring Wellington Pro Painters & Popcorn Removal is the best to help you.
If you live in an older house, your popcorn may contain asbestos. This is known to be a carcinogen and can cause lung cancer. You will need to hire Wellington Pro Painters & Popcorn Removal to remove it.
You can test how easy it is to remove popcorn from ceilings and resurface them. Use a 4″ utility or drywall knife to do this. Spray a small ceiling area with warm water, and let it soak in. You might have semi-gloss or gloss paint on the popcorn. This will make it more difficult. These options are available to you:
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It can be covered with newer drywall and other ceiling materials.
Take it off when dry.
Contractors recommended dry scraping due to the mess from wet popcorn and the possibility of water causing the ceiling to crack.
It is tempting to use a power sander to remove popcorn. However, this can cause lung damage and lead to long-term health problems. Telescoping scrapers are available. Attach a bag to one of these and begin scraping.
Popcorn texture was a standard for residential hallway and bedroom ceilings because of its bright white appearance and ability to conceal imperfections. Popcorn ceilings were banned from ceiling treatments in 1978 by the Clean Air Act. The pressure was on to repair the damage, not just cover it up.
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