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How to Remove Stippled Ceilings

We want to get rid of the texture on our ceiling. It's a very ugly stipple effect. However, there's a foot and a half of insulation over this ceiling. Knocking it down to install new drywall is ...

from Reinvented

How To Touch Up Textured Ceiling Paint

Do you have a textured ceiling with water stains or spots of paint from an over enthusiastic roller? Here's an idea, how to touch up textured ceiling paint!

from Country Living

13 Trade Secrets of Professional Painters

13 Painting Secrets Pros Won't Tell (like #5.SCRAPE RIDGE IN TEXTURED CEILINGS. Problem w/ painting along edge of textured ceilings is it's impossible to get straight line along top of wall without getting paint on ceiling bumps. Run screwdriver along the perimeter of ceiling to scrape off texture. "Lets you cut in w/out getting paint on ceiling texture," one pro says. Screwdriver creates tiny ridge in ceiling, so tips of paint brushes naturally go into it. You'll never notice missing…


How to texture a ceiling (cheaply and easily) by yourself! Buy drywall mud for about $10, mix with water, roll it on like paint, and then stamp it with a special brush! DIY!

from Hometalk

How to Plank Over a Popcorn Ceiling... Instantly!

Remove Popcorn Ceiling Texture. Just in case I need this one day. Me: I just don't know if this is going to work for my ceiling texture. Mine is a more flattened splatter. :( I think I may have to put boards up.... wooden planks. I just didn't want the ceiling to feel lower than the standard 8 feet it is at.

from Oooh, I Could Totally Do That!

DIY: Tissue Paper Ceiling ~Hides everything!

from The Family Handyman

How to Paint a Ceiling

A professional home painter shares his tips for painting both smooth and textured ceilings, with equipment recommendations and tricks of the trade.

from The Family Handyman

How to Skim Coat Walls

Smooth over rough or damaged walls with a skim coat of mud, applied with a special squeegee knife. It's easy to do and delivers great results.