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Ways to cover popcorn ceilings

Ahh, popcorn ceilings. Why were they ever a thing? They are generally considered ugly and out of style. So, I have rounded up five ways to cover popcorn ceilings that we have tried in our home! 

Our entire house had popcorn ceilings when we moved in. They were NOT asbestos and were put up in the mid 1990s. If your house is older, be sure to test to see if your popcorn has asbestos for your own safety.

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We have done everything that you can imagine to our popcorn ceilings – scraped, hired them out, drywalled, and covered with a statement ceiling. Each has it’s pros and cons!

Ways to cover popcorn ceilings

Popcorn ceilings can instantly make a space look dark, dingy, and dated. There are several options for removing popcorn from your ceiling. Here are a bunch of ways that we have tried and written tutorials for!

Have you covered or removed popcorn ceilings in your home? How did you do it?

 
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    Carol Pendergrass

    Tuesday 19th of February 2019

    We hired a guy to scrape our popcorn ceiling in the kitchen. When he got there, he gave us another solution... he actually applied “mud” over the popcorn ceiling to smooth it out. He had to come back to do a second coat several days later. It looks great! We didn’t know this process was possible!

    Morgan

    Tuesday 19th of February 2019

    That is so interesting, I have never heard of that option! I bet it is less expensive than new drywall, too!

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