The before photo is after the homeowner tried scraping texture from ceilings. In the end he ended up calling RemoveCeilingTexture.com to fix the mess.

Scraping Texture From Ceilings

Not a DIY Project Some people may tell you that scraping texture from ceilings is easy. They may also have a bridge for sale. It’s probably best not to buy it, despite the fantastic price.   In actuality, scraping texture from ceilings is messy and difficult work. ¬†Once the texture is gone, it still won’t be paint ready. Popcorn texture …