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sonotadoitmyselfer

06:39AM | 06/05/05
Member Since: 06/04/05
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any way to change a popcorn ceiling easily? anything that can be over it to cover it up? or just scrapping it off?

it is in a raised ranch with open floor plan that means=living room, dining room, kitchen, stairwell, hallway to bedrooms all have to be done at the same time.

tia.

k2

05:44PM | 06/05/05
Member Since: 06/06/03
1250 lifetime posts
I scraped off a popcorn ceiling in a house long time ago. Came off pretty as you please. (OK, it made a big mess--but it came right off.) I just used a 12" drywall knife (or something like it--as I recall--this was 20 years ago so my memory isn't perfect.) (OK, it could've been yesterday and my memory still ain't perfect :)

You might want to have it checked for ASBESTOS first. Turned out our old ceiling had a very small amount of it--we found out after-the-fact.

Consider posting this in the appropriate category for more responses. Accessibility refers more to easy-access (such as wheelchair.) Good luck.

Regards,

-k2 in CO

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sonotadoitmyselfer

08:50PM | 06/05/05
Member Since: 06/04/05
7 lifetime posts
I am new here and haven't a clue where to post properly. Your help is appreciated, memory and all, I have it too, lost time that is.
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