Covering an old ceiling with new drywall is a big jobheavy liftinga serious time commitment and a major messBut in some cases its the smartest way to goWe talked to a dozen remodelers and every one of them made the same point Sometimes covering up an old ceiling saves time money and headaches in the long run.
We can hardly believe what a difference it made covering up those popcorn ceilingsBetween the fresh paint and the new ceilingthis is the perfect blank canvas for our kids room designNEXT WEEK we will share the final reveal of this cute space.
A short video about covering the popcorn ceilings with polystyrene ceiling tiles and crown moldings.
Most often there is already drywall under the popcorn textureIf the surface beneath the popcorn is solid and not in need of replacingyou can use a scraper to remove the textureIf replacement is needed just remove the ceiling with popcorn in tactRemoval of texture is very labor intensive and
Short of adding new drywall on all the ceilings I thought my options were very limitedReceiving my new Maytag appliances spurred and inspired a lot of home improvement projectsincluding this cover up the ugly popcorn plank ceiling project.
These daysthe installation of popcorn ceilings also known as acoustic ceilings or textured ceilings is decidedly safer but far less popularWhen they are installed they do provide some benefits because their textured finish conceals imperfections covering up a botched drywall or mudding job.
I have a guy that wants me to put drywall over (under) a pop corned ceilingI don t think its a good ideathinking it will be uneven at bestI do not do much drywall so I ve never done thatI m thinking the popcorn should be scraped off first
Scraping the old popcorn texture off may not be an optionbut installing new drywall right over the old popcorn ceilings is possible with the right tools and a bit of hard workStep Use a stud finder to find the ceiling joists and make pencil marks on the wall.
Homeowners can cover over popcorn ceiling with plasterI give step by step directions howI m an over female homeownerand I managed to cover all the popcorn ceiling in our house by myselfIf I can do it you can tooPopcorn ceilings are ugly or at least unfashionableThey make a house
Cover Popcorn Ceilings If a popcorn ceiling (or stained and damaged drywall or plaster) is making your home look outdatedits time to trade that frumpy bumpy texture for something stylish and inviting.
Ceiling Covering Buying Guide directly over joists or drywallas long as the ceiling is soundmake a great covering for damaged drywall plaster or popcorn
Cover the CeilingFor a total style upgradecover the ceiling with wood paneling or wood planksCeiling tiles drop ceilings and new drywall will also hide existing popcorn texture.
Drywall can cover asbestos popcorn ceiling The contractor who remodeled the building s lobby a few years ago is going to upgrade our apartment (replace carpet with tile)and we broached the
Covering up your popcorn ceiling with drywall is a big job that involves a lot of timeheavy lifting and mess to clean upIts certainly a job that a homeowner can do but you can expect it to take a few days to complete.
We are sheeting over an existing ceiling and we will also go over the old timber cornice moldings with a mm cove corniceThis New House Has No DrywallNo Insulation and an All Wood
Cover with drywallThe method Affix ceiling grade gypsum boardwhich weighs significantly less than standard wall board right over the existing popcorn ceiling.
How to Cover Ugly Popcorn Ceilings or DrywallIs there any less expensive way to cover the popcorn ceilings without having too scrape them Our new house
Old housesmanAlways cool except for the popcorn ceilingsCovering popcorn ceilings with planks is an easy clean and inexpensive way to deal with them!
Rather than de popcorn or tear out the old ceiling just put new drywall over the oldthereby covering up the popcornPersonally I wouldn t tear out the old ceilingYou may want to adjust your poll to include drywall over the top.
Ceiling Covering Buying Guide grid system can be or installed with a new systemlook make a great covering for damaged drywallplaster or popcorn ceilings.