Instructions Removing Popcorn Ceiling – For many, the popcorn ceiling is no longer the desired end for dining and living room ceilings, so you may be looking for ways to clean roofs and have a flat surface. One of the most important criteria for deciding whether you can remove the material texture popcorn is if it contains asbestos.
Cover the floor with plastic and tack in place to avoid moving while working to removing popcorn ceiling. Any smoke detectors and any light with plastic wrap and off until the end of the room. Score the roof lightly with the spatula if the texture of the roof has been painted over with oil paint. You want to get moisture under the paint to release the material. Enter hot water in your sprayer and add a small amount of liquid dish detergent in the tank after the tank has been filled.
Mist the roof to removing popcorn ceiling until it is bright and wait about 15 minutes. Humidity should be absorbed by the ceiling material during this time. Scrape the texturing material with a scraper 8 inches. Continue basting a bit as you work if the material seems to be stuck. Mist the area after scraping is done to help settle the dust. Expect to fall and then remove all plastic floors, working from the outer edges toward the center; wrap the popcorn ceiling material old corn inside.