I have a swirl effect on the ceiling of my living room - not sure if it's compound, plaster or what. Would like to remove it, but not sure how. It APPEARS that it would sand off rather easily (I had a design of the same material around fixture in kitchen that I sanded off). But not sure about the living room because it's such a large area. Any suggestions?
Most ceiling textures are water soluable. Thus, you can spray water on it, let it soak, spray, let it soak, spray, let it soak, then scrape it off gently with a drywall knife at a very sharp angle: almost parallel to the ceiling. It should virtually fall off if done properly: let the water do the work.
- 15 Old House Features We Shouldn't Abandon
- 17 Tiny Bathrooms We Love
- 16 Designs for a Low-Cost DIY Coffee Table
- Insanely Easy 60-Minute Home Improvements
- 12 Sheds You Could Live (or Work) In
- Assembly Required: 15 DIY Kit Homes
- 30 Things Every Adult Should Know How to Do
- 10 Surprisingly Simple Woodworking Projects
- 7 Surprising Other Uses for Mayonnaise
- 9 Ways to Make Your TV Look at Home
- 9 Totally Amazing Mobile Home Makeovers
- 21 Ways to Spring Clean—Naturally
- Show Off: 9 Ways to Display a Collection
- The Best Paint Colors for Low-Light Rooms
- 7 Easy Budget-Friendly Backyard Makeovers
- 8 Clever Storage Solutions for Pots & Pans
- 8 Creative OTHER Ways to Use a Closet
- 12 Tiny Gardens to Grow on a Tabletop
- 15 Eye-Catching Front Door Options
- 12 Places You Never Clean—But Should!