Popcorn ceiling removal
If your home has popcorn ceilings, having them removed will improve and modernize the look of your rooms, as well as remove a feature that could be bad for your health. Popcorn ceilings are a thing of the past and an eye sore for many homeowners. Also called acoustic ceilings and promoted as a noise absorbing barrier from the 1930s to the late 1980s, popcorn texture was applied to ceilings using sprayers or painted on to hide tape used to join sheets of sheetrock, as well as hide imperfections on ceilings. Dents, bumps, nail pops, cracks and bowing in sheetrock show easily on flat ceilings. Popcorn texturing provided a solution to conceal poorly finished ceilings and was favored by builders and contractors for a few decades.
Today, nobody really wants popcorn ceilings and it’s often one of the first improvements homeowners undertake when buying an older home. Popcorn ceilings make a home look dated and less attractive. If you live near Charlotte and are interested in having your popcorn ceiling professionally removed and your ceilings refinished into smooth surfaces, Glenny’s Painting is the top choice for popcorn ceiling removal.
Professional removal of popcorn ceilings
Popcorn ceilings are just a nuisance. They don’t look good, they collect dust and dirt particles, they are bad for allergies and they are hard to clean. You could paint them so they look a little better, but painting popcorn ceilings makes them very difficult to remove in the future.
In some instances, popcorn ceiling might even contain asbestos, a cancer-causing material made of minerals and fibers, that was banned in the late 1980s. If your home was built in the 80s or before and has popcorn ceilings, there is a chance that it could contain asbestos. To be safe, the popcorn texture should be tested before being scrapping and sanding ceilings. Those test packs are readily available. While some homeowners choose to their remove popcorn ceilings on their own, doing so could turn into a costly disaster. Removing popcorn ceilings is a lot more difficult than it appears on the surface. It’s laborious, it requires skills, techniques and the proper finishing touch.
Transform your ceilings with our popcorn ceiling removal services.
Having your popcorn ceilings removed will transform and modernize the look of your rooms. Beautiful, smooth ceilings are just a phone call away. The professional painters at Glenny’s Painting have the experience and skills to make your popcorn ceiling removal project a complete success.
Popcorn ceiling removal process
Removing popcorn is a messy project that requires planning and know-how. If you want your ceilings to look great once the popcorn texturing is removed, then we recommend your hire professionals like Glenny’s Painting to remove the popcorn texturing and refinish your ceilings for a smooth, crisp finish.
Removing popcorn ceiling involves spraying water to soften the texture. Consequently, all outlets and anything electrical should be appropriately covered. Because debris will be falling from the ceilings, all floors, furniture and light fixtures should be either covered or removed from the work area. There is no telling ahead of time how easy or difficult it will be to remove the popcorn ceiling. It all depends on whether or not the popcorn ceiling was painted before, how strongly it is stuck to the substrate and the condition of the substrate. Once the popcorn texture has been removed, it’s time to sand and skim coat the surface to remove holes and bump. Once a smooth surface is achieve, a primer and two coats of ceiling paint are applied. View some of our interior painting work.
Why choose Glenny's Painting to remove your popcorn ceilings?
Below are some of the reasons why you should choose our company for popcorn removal
If you live near Charlotte and are interested our popcorn ceiling removal services, we would love to hear from you and have the opportunity to earn your business. Our in-home estimates are free. We are quick to respond to customer inquiries and can schedule work within 1 to 4 weeks from the approval of our estimate. To get started today, call or text (980) 322-5043 or contact us online.